In the 1980s, German historian Heribert Illig noticed that there were scant archaeological records from 614 to 911 A.D. Obviously, he concluded, those 300 years of history simply never happened. Illig's 'phantom time hypothesis' suggests that all documents referring to that time period were forged, and that we currently live in the year 1708, oh, and someone has been messing with our calendars.
Everyone has had a moment in their life where they’ve muttered to themselves, “Wow, where did the time go?” It may have been after a wild night of partying, or a great conversation with a friend, or while intensely concentrating on a project. Sometimes hours can feel like minutes, weeks feel like days, years feel like months. Time comes and [...]
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The phantom time hypothesis ... that the years suggests that the early Middle Ages (614-911 A.D.) never happened, but were added to the calendar long ago either by accident, by misinterpretation of documents, or by deliberate falsification http://www.damninteresting.com/the-phantom-time-hypothesis/