Our Fake History

A podcast about myths we think are history and history that might be hidden in myths! Awesome stories that really (maybe) happened!

https://www.podcastone.com/pd/Our-Fake-History

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 55m. Bisher sind 287 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 10 days 22 hours 20 minutes

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Bonus Episode- What Did He Say About Karate?


In episode #125 a historical myth about the origins of karate snuck past Sebastian! In this bonus episode the host does his darndest to set the record straight. Many thanks to listener Philipp Surkov for pointing out the error and recommending...


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 2021-02-03  18m
 
 

Episode #125- What Are the Origins of Martial Arts? (Part II)


Martial arts myths are have been described as "savvy marketing". But, the most enduring bits of of fake martial arts history also combine Zen tradition, a Confucian veneration of the past, and a healthy dose of nationalism. Schools...


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 2021-01-27  1h16m
 
 

Episode #124- What Are the Origins of Martial Arts? (Part I)


Asian martial arts are often coated in a thick layer of of legend. Many fighting styles have elaborate origin stories and mystical founding fathers. These stories often help enhance the prestige of a particular school and inspire new students....


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 2021-01-13  58m
 
 

Bonus Episode- What Did He Say on Ripples of History?


For this Bonus Episode Sebastian is sharing something he recorded earlier this year for a project curated by Daniele Bolelli, host of History on Fire. Sometime last year Daniele got the idea to pull together a rogues gallery of history podcasters inclu...


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 2020-12-30  42m
 
 

Bonus Episode- What Did He Say on Ripples of History?


For this Bonus Episode Sebastian is sharing something he recorded earlier this year for a project curated by Daniele Bolelli, host of History on Fire. Sometime last year Daniele got the idea to pull together a rogues gallery of history...


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 2020-12-30  45m
 
 

Episode #123- Should We Trust Nostradamus? (Part II)


These days Nostradamus is best known for the predictions found in his book The Prophecies. But, surprisingly, that book only became popular after the French seers' death. During his lifetime Nostradamus was better known for his yearly...


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 2020-12-23  1h11m
 
 

Episode #123- Should We Trust Nostradamus? (Part II)


These days Nostradamus is best known for the predictions found in his book The Prophecies. But, surprisingly, that book only became popular after the French seers' death. During his lifetime Nostradamus was better known for his yearly alm...


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 2020-12-23  1h7m
 
 

Episode #122- Should We Trust Nostradamus? (Part I)


The 16th century French prophet, Nostradamus, has a way of rearing his head anytime humanity finds itself in the midst of a crisis. Anytime there's a collective tragedy, the world is plunged into conflict, or society finds itself on...


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 2020-12-08  1h1m
 
 

Episode #122- Should We Trust Nostradamus? (Part I)


The 16th century French prophet, Nostradamus, has a way of rearing his head anytime humanity finds itself in the midst of a crisis. Anytime there's a collective tragedy, the world is plunged into conflict, or society finds itself on the cusp of pa...


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 2020-12-08  57m
 
 

Episode #121- What is Ghost River?


In 1763 twenty indigenous people in the colony of Pennsylvania were murdered by an armed gang. The victims had been a peaceful group of Conestogas, who had been wrongfully accused of aiding in violent raids against the settlers. The infamous...


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 2020-11-25  1h23m