Helen of Troy
Helen of Troy
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Helen of Troy

Helen of Troy: Bettany Hughes embarks on a journey across the eastern Mediterranean to discover the truth about HELEN OF TROY, the woman blamed for causing the Trojan War, a conflict that resulted in countless deaths. Following weapons experts, the two-hour film shows…

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Greek Myths – Tales of Travelling Heroes
Greek Myths - Tales of Travelling Heroes
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Greek Myths – Tales of Travelling Heroes

Eminent classical historian Robin Lane Fox embarks on a journey in search of the origins of the Greek myths. He firmly believes that these fantastical stories lie at the root of western culture, and yet little is known about where the myths of…

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Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 3
Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 3
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Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 3

Alastair Sooke explores the extraordinary afterlife of the Greek masterpieces that changed the course of western culture. Succeeding centuries have found in ancient Greek art inspiration for their own ideals and ambitions.     Filming in Italy, Germany, France and Britain, Alastair's investigation…

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Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 2
Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 2
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Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 2

Alastair Sooke unpicks the reasons behind the dazzling revolution that gave birth to classical Greek art, asking how the Greeks got so good so quickly. He travels to the beautiful Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, and to the island of Mozia to…

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Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 1
Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 1
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Treasures of Ancient Greece ep. 1

In the first episode Alastair Sooke explores the surprising roots of Greek art, beginning his journey in Crete at the palace of Knossos, legendary home of the Minotaur. He travels to Santorini to the 'Greek Pompeii', and finds gold in the fabled stronghold…

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