Wrong narratives of events and numerous assumptions sometimes turn into historical facts we can find even in the history textbooks. See 6 such facts...
Wrong narratives of events and numerous assumptions sometimes turn into historical facts we can find even in the history textbooks. See 6 such facts are not exactly true.
1.The pyramids were not built by slaves
Herodotus first wrote about slaves and the construction of the pyramids. owever, the ancient historian lived much later than their construction. In the early 1990s archaeologistsdiscovered graves of people who worked on the construction of the pyramids.Theywere buried with respect and were very close to the Pharaohs. Studies that have been made of their skeletons indicated that they were well fed and that they have worked in shifts,so the conclusion is obvious: They were workers, not slaves.
2.The Library of Alexandria was destroyed long before the famous fire
Thousands scrolls and priceless knowledge is lost because of the attack on Caesar Alexandria. Or so says history. The truth is a little different – when Caesar arrived there was nohing to destroy. The library was seriously damaged before his arrival by religious fanatics. But this is not the main reason. The state gradually decreased the cost of library fees were abolished and foreign scientists were barred from entering the library. In the end, it was simply abandoned.
3. Shakespeare didn’t wrote a single page, the author was a different person
Shakespeare was born and raised on a sheep farm where is not possible to gain knowledge to write so detailed descriptions of the politics and cultures of other countries. In addition, there isn’t a unique signature of the author. Most of his works have a different signature, and even his name is written differently. This theory is often refused, but was supported by celebrities like Charlie Chaplin, Mark Twain and Sigmund Freud.
4. The belt of innocence is a lie
There is an old story, that when a man went to war, a metallic belt is placed to his wife so she can’t cheat him while he is absent. The key of the belt, of course, is taken with him. However, no woman could bear more than a few days with this belt because she would be deth from sepsis. There is no single reliable source from the middle ages which tells of the existence of this device, and belts that have been found in recent time were false.
5.The Trojan horse never existed
Unfortunately, there are no other sources than the “Iliad” by Homer and “Aeneid” Virgil whocan tell us about the Trojan War. These works have caused numerous myths and legends.Some researchers believe that there was a wooden horse but a tool to break the gates which was often named after animals. Others think that the Trojan horse was an earthquake that destroyed the walls of Troy. However, the story of the horse seems to be just a story.
6. Sphinx at Giza has lost his nose before Napoleon arrived in Egypt
There is a beliefthat during the stay of Napoleon in Egypt (1798 – 1801) he ordered his soldiers to practice firingthe Sphinx. Thus it was destroyed her nose. The truth is that the Sphinx was already damaged when Napoleon arrived in Egypt, and this is proven by the entry ofa passengermadebefore the arrival of the French.