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No, of course, this sacred Charlemagne did not have invented the school. Likewise, we cannot really answer the question “Who had this crazy idea, one day iinvent the school ?”. In fact this one has almost always existed, and has especially been reinvented many times to lead to our current education system. From antiquity, human societies began to set up more or less elaborate means of transmitting knowledge and knowledge.
The number zero was first used by the Babylonians in the second millennium BC, before being reinvented by the Mayans and then by the Hindus. But it is the Arabs who will integrate it into their numbering system, to distribute it throughout Europe during the tenth century. Quickly indispensable in mathematics, it will even take on a mystical dimension ...