In Search of History: The Greek Gods

Overview

Journey to the peak of Mount Olympus to explore the fascinating mythology of every Greek god from Aphrodite to Zeus as filmmakers set out to explore the cultural and artistic importance of the ancient deities throughout history. In speaking with world renowned classicists and historians, this documentary aims to reveal both the significance of Greek mythology and the reasons that the ancient gods were endowed with a series of all-too-human shortcomings. A look at the magnificent artwork inspired by the timeless ...
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Overview

Journey to the peak of Mount Olympus to explore the fascinating mythology of every Greek god from Aphrodite to Zeus as filmmakers set out to explore the cultural and artistic importance of the ancient deities throughout history. In speaking with world renowned classicists and historians, this documentary aims to reveal both the significance of Greek mythology and the reasons that the ancient gods were endowed with a series of all-too-human shortcomings. A look at the magnificent artwork inspired by the timeless tales offers an even more compelling view of just how these ancient deities continue to inspire even into the 21st Century.
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Special Features

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 12/27/2005
  • UPC: 733961730968
  • Original Release: 2005
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  • Source: A&E Home Video
  • Time: 50:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 24,751

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Greek Gods
1. Lords of Heaven and Earth [2:29]
2. Battle of the Titans [12:15]
3. Both Good and Evil [12:46]
4. Goddesses [6:34]
5. Demi-Gods [3:58]
6. The Trojan War [5:17]
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