Greek Gods, Heroes and Monsters
- (Full Frame, Dolby, 3PC)
- Format: DVD
- Rated: TVPG
- Release Date: 12/17/2013
In this exceptional 3-disc collection, History explores the stories behind the classic myths of ancient Greece. Meet Zeus, the king of the gods, like you've never seen him before in an epic battle with the Titans. Join Hercules quest for redemption as he embarks on his 12 Labors, and dive deep into Hades underworld to explore the ancient Greek belief in life after death. Learn the true story behind the snake-haired gorgon, Medusa, and follow Odysseus adventures on his famous journey home from battle to reclaim his wife and kingdom in a tale filled with beasts, vengeful gods and enchanting seductresses. For the people of this ancient land, these myths explained and gave meaning to the world. This special set includes visits to archeological sites, stunning location footage, interviews with leading scholars, and period art and writings to investigate the possible real-world origins of these iconic and foundational myths.