Host Michael Wood takes an epic journey, following in the path of the Queen of Sheba, searching for Shangra-La in Tibet, untangling the tales of King Arthur's Celtic Britain and tracing the trek of Jason who sought the Golden Fleece.
Runtime: 60 minutes
In Search of Myths and Heroes - Greek Heroic Age - Netflix
The Greek Heroic Age, in mythology, is the period between the coming of the Greeks to Thessaly and the Greek return from Troy. It was demarcated as one of the five Ages of Man by Hesiod. The period spans roughly six generations; the heroes denoted by the term are superhuman, though not divine, and are celebrated in the literature of Homer. The Greek heroes can be grouped into an approximate chronology, based on certain events such as of the Argonautic expedition and the Trojan War.
In Search of Myths and Heroes - Calydonian Boar Hunt - Netflix
A monstrous boar was sent by Artemis to ravage the region of Calydon in Aetolia because its king neglected to honor her in his rites to the gods. King Oeneus sent messengers seeking the best hunters in Greece, offering them the boar's pelt and tusks as a prize. A number of heroes responded, including Atalanta, Laertes, Meleager, Nestor, Peleus, Phoenix, and Theseus.
In Search of Myths and Heroes - References - Netflix