(Nathan) What if everything you ever knew about history and classical literature was fundamentally wrong? What if there were a massive conspiracy, set in motion by medieval monks, to create entire bodies of literature and claim they were much older, or to invent centuries of history? In this episode, we trace the pseudo-history of the great "monastic conspiracy" from itsorigins in the writings of a French Jesuit in the 17th century tothe bizarre New Chronology of a Russianmathematician in the 20th.. . .
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