Was a 300-year chunk of world history completely made up? According to the Phantom Time Hypothesis, that's exactly what happened. Err, didn't happen. This conspiracy theory borders on the outlandish (which isn't unusual for a conspiracy), but this idea from German historian Heribert Illig does have some convincing — if not just straight puzzling — points.
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Written by Curiosity Staff March 28, 2016
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