3. Classical antiquity never existed.
According to e.g. Kasparov classical antiquity as we know it did never exist, but was invented in the Middle Ages.
He has two arguments:
- There was hardly any scientific progress in Roman times.
- The growth of the population must have been nil during 1000 years.
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