History is not the study of what happened. It's the study of what probably happened. And what probably happened is not necessarily what happened.
The eskimo hunter asked the missionary, "If I did not know about God and sin, would I still go to hell?"
"No," said the priest, "Not if you did not know."
"Then why," asked the Eskimo earnestly, "did you tell me?"
Wisdom is not knowing, but being. The Christian mystics instructed seekers to enter the Cloud of Unknowing with a trusting heart. The wise heart is not one that understands everything - it is the heart that can tolerate the truth of not knowing. - Jack Kornfield
You say you can't create something original? Don't worry about it. Make a cup of clay so your brother can drink. - Rumi