A Greek Odyssey With Bettany Hughes

July 2020
1:00:00

Episode 6

3.0 94 x
Bettany Hughes goes Greek island-hopping to explore their history from the time of the Ancients to the present day. Bettany heads to Corfu, where she discovers that the island has a close connection to the UK. Her epic journey ends on Odysseus's home island, Ithaca.
1:00:00

Episode 5

4.0 58 x
Bettany arrives in the Peloponnese, a peninsula that's home to some of ancient Greece's most legendary kings and vicious warriors.
1:00:00

Episode 4

3.0 55 x
Bettany makes it to Crete, just before a storm does. A trip to Knossos reveals the whole story of the Minotaur.
June 2020
1:00:00

Episode 3

3.0 77 x
In Santorini, Bettany Hughes visits a Minoan city preserved in time by one of the most violent volcanic eruptions in history. Next port of call is Naxos, home of the god of wine and revelry, before she lands in Sifnos, where long-distance communications were mastered millennia before telegrams or telephones.
45:00

Episode 2

3.0 58 x
Bettany takes a predawn trip to Delos, an island so sacred in ancient times that no one was permitted to live there. On Ikaria, Bettany gets a lesson in honey history.
1:00:00

Episode 2

4.0 56 x
Bettany takes a predawn trip to Delos, an island so sacred in ancient times that no one was permitted to live there. On Ikaria, Bettany gets a lesson in honey history.
1:00:00

Episode 1

3.8 223 x
Off the coast of Turkey, Bettany meets an underwater archaeologist who shows her shipwrecks which date back over two and half thousand years.
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