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Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 6

Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 6: Bettany travels through the Corinth Canal - a feat of engineering that required the removal of 12 million cubic metres of earth - before heading for her penultimate stop of Corfu, where Count Flamburiari reveals…

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Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 5
Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 5
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Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 5

Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 5: Bettany arrives in the Peloponnese, a peninsula regarded as home to some of ancient Greece's most legendary kings and vicious warriors. To understand the violent world in which the myths and legends are set, Bettany…

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Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 4
Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 4
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Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 4

Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 4: Arriving in Crete just as a storm hits, the historian is lucky to reach `the big island" before the seas become impassable and the annual Christian Epiphany festivities are hampered.     She travels to…

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Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 2
Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 2
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Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 2

Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 2: Bettany visits the sacred isle of Delos, where it has been forbidden for anyone to permanently reside since ancient times.     Wandering the ruins, Bettany discovers a dark history to this incredible site as…

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Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 1
Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 1
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Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 1

Greek Island Odyssey with Bettany Hughes episode 1: The historian and classicist explore Greece from the time of the Ancients up to the present day.     She begins by exploring a graveyard of ancient shipwrecks in the waters of the Eastern Mediterranean,…

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Julia Bradbury’s Icelandic Walk

Julia Bradbury's Icelandic Walk: Julia Bradbury heads for Iceland to embark on the toughest walk of her life. Her challenge is to walk the 60 kilometres of Iceland's most famous hiking route, a trail that just happens to end at the unpronounceable volcano…

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