Great Greek Myths
This series sets out to recount these ancient stories using animations created especially for the occasion, and illustrations chosen from the entire history of art. This dynamic blend, a bridge between modernity and history, ancient narrative and contemporary dramatic art, is a new way to discover or re-discover this part of our universal heritage.
S01:E01 - Zeus and the Conquest of Power
Zeus's story of incredible conquest of power, dating back to time immemorial, when the world began.
S01:E02 - Zeus in Love
His first wife was Metis. His second, was the jealous Hera. But there was also Themis.
S01:E03 - Hades - a Reluctant King
Hades reigns over the people of the shadows and over the grimacing creatures that surround him.
S01:E04 - Orpheus - a Hymn of Impossible Love
Following Orpheus' death, Zeus places the constellation in the sky as a tribute.
S01:E05 - Theseus - the Ravages of Oversight
Theseus' great courage does not stop him from neglecting his duties.
S01:E06 - Prometheus - the Rebel of Olympus
Although Zeus and Prometheus both share a shrewd and cunning nature, they clash fiercely.
S01:E07 - Apollo - Shadow and Light
Apollo and his twin sister, Artemis, are born under threats from the goddess Hera.
S01:E08 - Dionysus - an Outsider in the City
One day, Zeus lay with a mortal, the daughter of the king of Thebes; nymphs raise their son.
S01:E09 - Dedalus and Icarus - a Shattered Dream
Minos locks Daedalus and his son, Icarus, away for their betrayal.
S01:E10 - Athena - Armed Wisdom
Athena was the protector of heroes, the state and mankind, to whom she passed on many inventions.
S01:E11 - Aphrodite - Dictated by Desire
Aphrodite was born from an unusual union, yet she inspired romantic love and physical attraction.
S01:E12 - Hermes - the Impenetrable Messenger
As a baby, Hermes escaped from the cave in which his mother gave birth, and he stole Apollo's herd.
S01:E13 - Psyche - Beauty and the Beast
Pythia proclaimed Psyche's father must leave her on a hilltop, where a monster would take her away.
S01:E14 - Bellerophon - the Man Who Wanted to Be a God
Bellerophon, the grandson of one of the Greek world's worst criminals, dreams of becoming a hero.
S01:E15 - Perseus - the Look of Death
Fearing a prediction of death, King Acrisius shuts his daughter in a fortified tower.
S01:E16 - Medea - Murderous Love
On his quest to find the Golden Fleece, Jason asks the King of Colchis and his daughter for help.
S01:E17 - Heracles - the Man Who Became a God
Heracles' life was turned upside down by a series of terrible curses.
S01:E18 - Oedipus - the Riddle Solver
Laius removes Oedipus from Thebes, and he grows up not knowing his true identity.
S01:E19 - Antigone - the Woman Who Said 'No'
Eteocles and Polynices, heirs to the throne of Thebes, were fighting each other for power.
S01:E20 - Tartarus - the Damned of the Earth
In the bowels of Earth is Tartarus, the prison of the underworld.
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