From The Stargate Omnipedia
who originally inhabited the city of Atlantis
. The name is likely an abbreviation of "Atlanteans," and may be Pegasus Galaxy
slang. The term is used by the Wraith
, among others.
See also: Ancients
HOMEWORLD - Lantea
FIRST APPEARED - Before I Sleep
The Defiant One - A Wraith commander recognizes a Puddle Jumper to be Lantean technology, but believes that his race defeated the people long ago.
Before I Sleep - Dr. Weir travels 10,000 years into the past and meets Atlantis's last inhabitants, who submerge the city and gate to Earth.
The Return, Part 1 - The team finds an Ancient warship travelling home, and helps them return to Atlantis -- only to see them expel the team from Earth from their adopted home.