In the historical sciences, assertions are based on evidence, not on hypotheses based on empty space.

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It's undeniable that there are and always will be grey areas in our knowledge of history. Nevertheless, before formulating a hypothesis, we must first ensure that we can rely on a minimum of evidence, because if we assume that we can rely on an unproven hypothesis because it may be proven in the future, we can assert anything and everything.



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