Atlas (disambiguation)

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The English Wiktionary has dictionary definitions (meanings of a word) for: atlas and Atlas

Atlas, most commonly means a collection of maps, traditionally bound into book form.

Atlas can mean:

Greek mythology[change | change source]

  • Atlas (Titan), a Titan who bore the spheres of the heavens; inspiring the widely used image of a man carrying a great sphere on his back or shoulders
  • Atlas, the first king of Atlantis

Science[change | change source]

In astronomy:

In biology:

In physics:

In mathematics:

Literature and press[change | change source]

  • Atlas Shrugged, a novel by Ayn Rand
  • Atlas, a book of photography by German artist Gerhard Richter
  • The Atlas (novel), by American author William T. Vollmann
  • Atlas publishing house for collector series (mainly automobile, plane and train miniatures), active in Switzerland, France and Italy
  • Atlas (magazine), Turkish monthly magazine on geography, environment, history and culture.

Computing[change | change source]

Geography[change | change source]

Entertainment[change | change source]

Comics[change | change source]

Companies[change | change source]

Automobiles, trucks & related[change | change source]

People[change | change source]

  • Meir Atlas (1848–1926), Rabbi of Shavel in Lithuania and one of the founders of the Telz Yeshiva
  • Charles Atlas (1892–1972), a famous bodybuilder
  • Tony Atlas (born 1944), a professional wrestler, bodybuilder, and powerlifter
  • Teddy Atlas (born 1956), a well-known boxing trainer and fight commentator
  • Natacha Atlas (born 1964), a Belgian female singer
  • James Atlas, founding editor of the Lipper/Viking Penguin Lives Series
  • Atllas, a rapper from Phoenix, Arizona

Military[change | change source]

Other[change | change source]