History on Fire

Where history and epic collide--"History on Fire" is a podcast by author and university professor Daniele Bolelli. For more, go to LuminaryPodcasts.com.


Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h54m. Bisher sind 56 Folge(n) erschienen. .

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 11 hours 40 minutes


episode 85: EPISODE 85: The Siege That Changed All of History

“I cut off their heads. I burned them with fire. With their blood I dyed the mountain red like red wool. Men I impaled on stakes. The city I destroyed, devastated… the young men and maidens I burned in the fire.” Ashurnairpal II “I filled the wide plain with the corpses of his warriors…. These [rebels] I impaled on stakes. …A pyramid of heads I erected in front of the city...


 2021-12-18  2h30m

episode 78: EPISODE 78 Bruce Lee (Part 2)

“Jeet Kune Do favors formlessness so that it can assume all forms and since Jeet Kune Do has no style, it can fit with all styles. As a result, Jeet Kune Do utilizes all ways and is bound by none and, likewise, uses any techniques or means which serve its ends.” — Bruce Lee  Bruce Lee’s methodology : “1. Research your own experience. 2. Absorb what is useful. 3. Reject what is useless. 4. Add what is specifically your own...


 2021-06-12  2h28m

episode 77: EPISODE 77 Bruce Lee (Part 1)

“Energy is eternal delight.” William Blake  “Hong Kong in the 1950s was a depressed place. Post–World War II Hong Kong had suffered from unemployment, a poor economy, over-crowding, homelessness, and people taking advantage of each other. Gangs roamed the street, and juvenile delinquents ran rampant.” Hawkins Cheung “Teachers should never impose their favorite patterns on their students—he said—They should be finding out what works for them, and what does not work for them...


 2021-06-05  2h16m

episode 67: EPISODE 67 Ripples of History

“If I knew the way, I would take you home.” From the song Ripple by the Grateful Dead  “The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.” Bertrand Russell  “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.” Michael Jordan  “A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” Tao Te Ching  In most fields, we are taught that people in your same profession are your competitors, and you need to do whatever you can to prevent them from rising above you...


 2020-09-12  2h54m

episode 53: EPISODE 53 The Punk Rocker of Ancient Greece

“A Socrates gone mad.” Plato referring to Diogenes  “Had I not been Alexander, I would have liked to have been Diogenes.” Alexander the Great  "If I wasn't Diogenes, I would be wishing to be Diogenes too." Diogenes “There are nowadays professors of philosophy, but not philosophers… To be a philosopher is not merely to have subtle thoughts, nor even to found a school, but so to love wisdom as to live according to its dictates, a life of simplicity, independence, magnanimity, and trust...


 2020-04-18  1h50m

BONUS: Dan Carlin’s “The End Is Always Near”

“That is the nicest guilt trip anybody has ever given me in my entire life.” Dan Carlin  Dan Carlin is one of my all time favorite human beings, and on top of that an incredible podcaster. He’s now a published author as well. In this episode we chat about his new book, The End is Always Near...


 2019-11-20  1h11m

episode 52: EPISODE 52 The Lady and Her Gun

“It's just incredible that this little hand has killed Nazis, has scythed them down by the hundreds, without missing…” Charlie Chaplin  “Miss Pavlichenko's well known to fame,  Russia's your country, fighting is your game,  Your smile shines as bright as any new morning sun,  But more than three hundred Nazi dogs fell by your gun.” Woody Guthrie  “Charging together, we would dash into battle and forget about everything else in the world...


 2019-10-12  1h46m

episode 47: EPISODE 47 Give Me Back My Legions! (Part 1)

“Bits of weapons and horses' limbs lay about, and human heads fixed to tree-trunks. In groves nearby were barbaric altars, where the Germans had laid the tribunes and senior centurions and sacrificed them...


 2019-04-27  1h27m

episode 46: EPISODE 46 Enjoying Hell: The Life of Ikkyu Sojun (Part 2)

“Even if I go to Hell, I’ll find a way to enjoy it.” Ikkyu


 2019-03-25  1h39m

episode 45: EPISODE 45 Sex, Sake and Zen: The Life of Ikkyu Sojun (Part 1)

“The autumn breeze of a single night of love is better than a hundred thousand years of sterile sitting meditation.” Ikkyu


 2019-03-18  1h52m