The History Channel – Saturday 7 June, 8.30pm
This special investigates the origins of ancient Greek mythology. Mythology was interwoven in every aspect of Greek life. Each city devoted itself to particular Gods and built temples of worship. Different parts of the home were dedicated to gods, who were also honoured in festivals. Ironically, these gods also had human frailties. Where did these Gods come from? Are these stories based on fact or fiction? Recently uncovered archaeological findings shed light on the truth and origins of ancient Greek mythology in this intriguing special that leads viewers to startling answers.