Thousands of years ago, they were used to help frame the world of the ancients and dictate the guidelines of their societies. Today, they are often the first stories we learn as children, iconic tales where good and evil clash, and humanity and fantasy collide. But what is the reality behind these stories? From the epic tragedy of Medusa, Greek mythology’s most infamous female fiend, to Hercules, its greatest action hero and Hades, master of the land of the dead and a god so feared no one would speak his name, explore these myths and the legendary figures who inspired them in CLASH OF THE GODS. Each episode connects ancient myths to actual historical events, as well as to events in the Bible and other cultures’ mythologies, gaining important historical insight from renowned scholars in search of the truth behind the legends.
This 10-part series on 3 DVDs travels back in time to reveal the stories behind some of history’s most infamous mythological figures and legends.
• Appealing to fans of fantasy and mythology and students of
• Excellent value for money with 7¾ hours over 3 discs.
Release Date: 12 July 2010
Certificate: E - Exempt from Certification