History By Fire investigates ancient battlefield formations such as the phalanx, and how the sword was implemented in such a congested structure.
Return of the Jedi has many deep philosophical and spiritual aspects. History by Fire examines the underlining meanings of this classic film!
Lord Acton had a unique and deeply profound point of view of history. What was this viewpoint and why was he known as the moral historian?
https://s3.amazonaws.com/newpodcity/HistoryOnFire/EP17-52616.mp3Horror movies are trapped in our collective unconscious. History By Fire examines the Socio-economic, historical, and political issues that directly influenced the horror movies of the 1960s and 1970s.
https://s3.amazonaws.com/newpodcity/HistoryOnFire/EP15-51316.mp3History By Fire examines Odysseus as the original renaissance man. What was it about the Ancient Greek culture that cultivated such an iconic character ?
https://s3.amazonaws.com/newpodcity/HistoryOnFire/EP14-5616.mp3History By Fire examines the pillars of history and western thought part 2. Who was Thucydides and why is it absolutely crucial to understand him, his investigations and inquiries?
https://s3.amazonaws.com/newpodcity/HistoryOnFire/EP12-42216.mp3Andy is joined by Frank and Christina Sasso this week to celebrate the 12th episode of the History By Fire podcast! They discuss the parallels between Star Wars and History itself. They also have fun with a 15 question Star Wars quiz. Be sure to play along (and listen to the VERY end for a bonus treat!)
https://s3.amazonaws.com/newpodcity/HistoryOnFire/EP11-41516.mp3This week History By Fire examines part 2 of the Greek war for Independence. What was the significance of 'The Tears of Chios" and how did it influence the European populace?
https://s3.amazonaws.com/newpodcity/HistoryOnFire/EP9-4116.mp3History by fire examines Bruce Lee's Game Of Death as it was originally intended. What message did Lee try to convey before his untimely death?
https://s3.amazonaws.com/newpodcity/HistoryOnFire/EP7-31816.mp3What happens when human beings come across a thing, an entity, that human minds cannot even begin to comprehend? something so old that has been here since the earth was at its beginning stages? History on Fire now investigates this by examining the works of H.P Lovecraft.
https://s3.amazonaws.com/newpodcity/HistoryOnFire/EP4-22616.mp3The Princeton battlefield is under threat of being bulldozed and built upon, why was this battle so important to the American Revolution and why must we stop it from being demolished?
https://s3.amazonaws.com/newpodcity/HistoryOnFire/EP3-21916.mp3Livy the Roman historian speculates with grandeur, what might have happened if Alexander the Great the Greek-Macedonian King, Decided to invade the Romans instead of embarking on the eastern campaign.
https://s3.amazonaws.com/newpodcity/HistoryOnFire/EP2-21216.mp3Just when you thought you knew everything there was to know about Philip V of Macedon along comes host Andrew Anastasopoulos to shed more light on this guy! Apparently, Philip had a vicious mean streak and yet, was merciful to his enemies. This guy was also attractive and sharp! Anyone from that era would agree—"even a blind man could see that!"
https://s3.amazonaws.com/newpodcity/HistoryOnFire/EP1-2516.mp3Host Andrew Anastasopoulos welcomes you to the very first episode of the History on Fire NOW podcast. He wastes no time jumping in with this week's episode titled "Laconic Phrase". Laconic phrase was a short, abrupt and to the point kind of remark, designed to render ones enemy mentally disarmed and distracted by just a few sharp words. How and when did the Spartans use it, and what other areas of history was it also implemented?