Clash of the Gods
In ancient Greek mythology, Zeus wages an epic struggle for control of the universe. (Repeat)
Wed 6/10 8:00 AM
Duration: 1 hour
History, Religion, Documentary, Interests
Stan Bernard (Narrator)
|"Tolkien's Monsters" J.R.R. Tolkien writes his epic fantasy, "The Lord of the Rings," to follow his tale of the folk of Middle-earth in "The Hobbit." (Repeat)||HISTORY|
|"Zeus" In ancient Greek mythology, Zeus wages an epic struggle for control of the universe. (Repeat)||HISTORY|
|"Medusa" In ancient Greek mythology, the gorgon Medusa turns to stone any living thing that looks upon her. (Repeat)||HISTORY|
|"Hades" In ancient Greek mythology, Hades shows the people's belief in -- but also fear of -- life after death. (Repeat)||HISTORY|
|"Minotaur" Archaeologists uncover clues that a real place inspired the myth of the Minotaur, a man with the head of a bull that lived in a terrifying labyrinth. (Repeat)||HISTORY|
Hercules, Odysseus, Medusa, Zeus -- the names are familiar, as are their myths. Stories of good against evil, they stand the test of time. But in this History Channel series, experts connect the myths we all know to actual historical events, and link the stories to mythologies of other cultures as well. Episodes also focus on Thor, Beowulf, and the labyrinth of the Minotaur.
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