MYTHOLOGY VIDEO LINKS


  Atlantis: The Evidence, Timewatch, BBC:  Bettany Hughes links the Thera eruption of the second millennium BCE and the legend of Atlantis.


  BBC Gods And Monsters, Homer's Odyssey, 2010:


  Crash Course Mythology:

#1, What Is Myth:

#2, Creation From The Void:

#3, Cosmic Sexy Time, Eggs, Sees, And Water:

#4, Earth Mothers And Rebellious Sons:

#5, Social Order And Creation Stories:

#6, Humans And Nature And Creation:

#7, Pantheons Of The Ancient Mediterranean:

#8, Indian Pantheons:

#9, The Greeks And Romans:

#10, Norse Pantheon:

#11, African Pantheons And The Orishas:

#12, Theories Of Myth:

#13, Great Goddesses:

#14, Fire And Buffalo Goddesses:

#15, Archetype And Male Divinities:

#16, Floods In The Ancient Near East:

#17, Yu The Engineer And The Flood Stories From China:

#18, American Floods:

#19, The Dying God:

#20, Tricksters:

#21, Hermes and Loki And Tricksters, Part 2:

#22, Coyote And Raven, American Tricksters:

#23, The Apocalypse:

#24, Ragnarok:

#25, The Hero's Journey And The Monomyth:

#26, Epic Of Gilgamesh:

#27, Rama And The Ramayana:

#28, Galahad, Perceval, And The Holy Grail:

#29, Mwindo Epic:

#30, Herakles, Or Hercules -- A Problematic Hero:

#31, Ma'ui, Oceania's Hero:

#32, Mythical Caves And Gardens:

#33, Mythical Mountains:

#34, Mythical Trees:

#35, Cities Of Myth:

#36, Monsters -- They're Us, Man:

#37, Mythical Horses:

#38, Serpents And Dragons:

#39, Witches And Hags:

#40, Freud, Jung, Luke Skywalker, And The Psychology Of Myth:

#41, Mythical Language And Idiom:


"In Search Of Beowulf," BBC Four, 2012:  Michael Wood explores the Anglo-Saxon world through the ancient epic.


Big Rock Story, 2006:  A short animated feature from the Campbell River Museum and RavenTales.


  Clash Of The Gods -- Beowulf

Clash Of The Gods -- Hades:  An introduction to the lord of death from the History Channel's big-budget-but-ultimately-disappointing introduction to mythology.

Clash Of The Gods -- Hercules:  A portrait of the Greeks preeminent hero.

Clash Of The Gods -- Medusa:  An introduction to the famous Greek Gorgon.

Clash Of The Gods -- Minotaur

Clash Of The Gods -- Odysseus:  An extensive introduction to the Homeric hero from the History Channel's big-budget-but-ultimately-disappointing introduction to mythology.

Episode 1: Curse Of The Sea

Episode 2:  Warrior's Revenge

Clash Of The Gods -- Thor

Clash Of The Gods -- Tolkien's Monsters

Clash Of The Gods -- Zeus:  An overview of the head Olympian from the History Channel's big-budget-but-ultimately-disappointing introduction to mythology.


Comparative Mythology -- Jesus, Mithras And Osiris:


  Delphi: Bellybutton Of The World, BBC Four:  An episode in the Glory of Greece series presented by Michael Scott.


Devdutt Pattanaik, "East Vs. West -- The Myths that Mystify," TED Talks, November 19, 2009:


Devdutt Pattanik, "Women In Hindu Mythology," Shift Series, September 9, 2014.


Dinosaurs As Myth, BBC:

Part 1; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4; Part 5; Part 6; Part 7; Part 8.


Epic of Gilgamesh -- An Animation:  A condensed cartoon introduction to the ancient epic.


  Finding Atlantis, National Geographic, 2011:


Gilgamesh: Journeys To The End Of The World, Great Voyages Lecture Series, Penn Museum, Steve Tinney, January 8, 2014.


Girl Who Married The Moon, 2010:  A short animated feature from the Alutiq Museum and the Kodiak Island School District.


Great Beasts Of Legend:  A 2016-2017 Penn Museum Lecture Series.

Anzu -- The Lion-Headed Eage Who Wanted To Rule The Universe, Steve Tinney, October 5, 2016.

Beasts In The Night Sky -- The Constellation Myths Of Greece And Rome, Patrick Glauthier, April 5, 2017.

Centaurs, Sirens And Chimaera -- The Greeks And Their Monsters, Jeremy McInerney, November 2, 2016.

Man Lions, 'Blood-Seed' Demons, And Wish-Fulfilling Cows -- Assorted Beings From The Indian Imagination, Deven Patel, May 3, 2017.

Monsters Of The Maya Cosmos, Simon Martin, February 1, 2017.

Strong Silent Type -- The Sphinx, Jennifer Houser Wegner, December 7, 2016.

Tomb Guardians -- The Story Of The Chinese Winged Lions In The Penn Museum, Adam Smith, June 7, 2017.

Underwater Panthers And Their Place In The Native American Cosmos, Megan Kassabaum, March 1, 2017.


Great Greek Myths, Arte France, 2015:

Zeus In Love (25:45)

Prometheus, The Rebel Of Olympus (26:12)

Tartarus, The Damned Of The Earth (26:09)

Psyche, Beauty And The Beast (26:06)

Zeus And The Conquest Of Power (26:15)

Medea, Murderous Love (26:00)

Oedipus, The Riddle Solver (26:14)

Perseus, The Look Of Death (26:01)

Hermes, The Impenetrable Messenger (25:47)

Heracles, The Man Who Became A God (26:03)

Hades, A Reluctant King (25:50)

Antigone, The Woman Who Said 'No' (25:55)

Bellerophon, The Man Who Wanted To Be A God (25:49)

Aphrodite, Dictated By Desire (26:13)

Athena, Armed Wisdom (25:51)

Daedalus And Icarus, A Shattered Dream (26:15)

Dionysus, An Outsider In The City (26:13)

Apollo, Shadow And Light (25:56)

Theseus, The Ravages Of Oversight (25:53)

Orpheus, A Hymn Of Impossible Love (25:49)


Great Myths And Legends:  A 2015-20167 Penn Museum Lecture Series.

Adapa The Sage -- Flood, Myth And Magic In Early Mesopotamia, Steve Tinney, November 4, 2015.

Golden Age Of King Midas, Brian Rose, March 2, 2016.

Hero Twins Of The Americas -- Myths Of Origins, Duality, And Vengeance, Megan Kassabaum and Simon Martin, February 3, 2016.

Queen Of Sheba In History And Legend, Annette Y. Reed, April 6, 2016.

Warrior Women -- Amazons And The Greek Imagination, Jeremy McInerney, May 4, 2016.


  Greek Gods:  An introduction to the Olympians.

Part 1; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4


  Greek Myths -- Tales Of Travelling Heroes:  A BBC documentary hosted by the classicist Robin Lane Fox.


  Helen Of Troy:  Bettany Hughes's biography of the mythic queen of Sparta.


Hindu Mythology:  Animated children's feature films, several in Hindi with English subtitles:

Ganesha:

Hanuman:

Krishna:

Laxmi:

Little Krishna -- The Darling Of Vrindavan:

Little Krishna -- The Legendary Warrior:

Little Krishna -- Wondrous Feats:

Luv -- Kush:

Mahabharat:

Shiv Parvati:

Ghatotkach:

Ravan -- King Of Lanka:


  Homer's Odyssey:  An episode from the excellent Great Books series narrated by Donald Sutherland..


  In Search Of Myths And Heroes -- Jason And The Golden Fleece:  BBC producer Michael Wood at his absolute best.

In Search Of Myths And Heroes -- King Arthur:  BBC producer Michael Wood explores how mythology and history intersect.

In Search Of Myths And Heroes -- Queen Of Sheba:  BBC producer Michael Wood explores how mythology and history intersect.

In Search Of Myths And Heroes -- Shangri-La:  BBC producer Michael Wood explores how mythology and history intersect.


  Lost Civilizations -- Aegean Civilization:  An episode from a major Time-Life series.

  Lost Civilizations -- Maya, The Blood Of Kings:  An episode from Time-Life's survey of world civilization.

Part 1; Part 2;Part 3; Part 4; Part 5; Part 6.

  Lost Civilizations -- Mesopotamia, Return To Eden:  An episode from Time-Life's Lost Civilizations series.


Mahabharata, Myths Of Mankind:


  Mythic Warriors: Episodes from a Canadian-produced animated CBC television series.

Andromeda -- Warrior Princess, Season 1, Episode 1:

Hercules And Iolas, Season 1, Episode 2:

Ulysses And The Journey Home, Season 1, Episode 3:

Perseus -- The Search For Medusa, Season 1, Episode 4:

Jason And The Argonauts, Season 1, Episode 5:

Persephone And The Winter Seeds, Season 1, Episode 6:

Icarus And Daedalus, Season 1, Episode 7:

Odysseus And Circe, Season 1, Episode 8:

Atalanta, The Wild Girl, Season 1, Episode 9:

Prometheus And Pandora's Box, Season 1, Episode 10:

Bellerophon And Pegasus, Season 1, Episode 11:

Theseus And The Minotaur, Season 1, Episode 12:

Labours Of Hercules, Season 1, Episode 13:

Psyche And Eros, Season 2, Episode 1:

Odysseus And The Trojan Horse, Season 2, Episode 2:

Odysseus And Penelope -- A Kingdom Lost, Season 2, Episode 3:

Hercules And The Golden Apples, Season 2, Episode 4:

Cadmus And Europa, Season 2, Episode 5:

Jason And Medea, Season 2, Episode 6:

Damon And Pythias, Season 2, Episode 7:

Castor And Pollux, Season 2, Episode 8:

Hounds Of Actaeon, Season 2, Episode 9:

Phaeton -- Chariot Of Fire, Season 2, Episode 10:

Androcles And The Lion, Season 2, Episode 11:

King Midas And The Golden Touch, Season 2, Episode 12:


  Mythology Of Star Wars:  The journalist Bill Moyers interviews George Lucas.


Myths From Around The World, Ted-Ed.

Myth Of Cupid And Psyche, Brendan Pelsue

Myth Of Arachne, Iseult Gillespie

Tragic Myth Of Orpheus And Eurydice, Brendan Pelsue

Myth Of Thor's Journey To The Land Of Giants, Scott A. Mellor

Myth Behind The Chinese Zodiac, Megan Campisis and Pen-Pen Chen

Myth Of Promethues, Iseult Gillespie

Myth Of Oisin and The Land Of Eternal Youth, Iseult Gillespie

Myth Of Icarus And Daedalus, Amy Adkins

Egyptian Book Of The Dead -- A Guidebook For The Underworld, Tejal Gala

Vampires -- Folklore, Fantasy and Fact, Michael Molina

Science Behind The Myth -- Homer's 'Odyssey,' Matt Kaplan

Scientific Origins Of The Minotaur, Matt Kaplan

How Did Dracula Become The World's Most Famous Vampire?, Stanley Stepanic

Myth Of King Midas And His Golden Touch, Iseult Gillespie

Cambodian Myth Of Lightning, Thunder, And Rain, Prusodun Ok


Norse Mythology:

Creation Of The Universe,  Episode 1:

Creation Of The World,  Episode 2:

Day And Night, Sun And Moon,  Episode 3:

Golden Age Of Asgard,  Episode 4:

Gods Of Asgard,  Episode 5:

Yggdrasil And The Three Norns,  Episode 6:

Idunn's Apples,  Episode 7:  Part 1; Part 2; Part 3

Binding Of Fenrir,  Episode 8:  Part 1; Part 2

Thor's Hammer,  Episode 9:  Part 1; Part 2; Part 3


  Odyssey, 1997:  A feature-length television version of the Homeric epic.


The Odyssey, Nostalgia, And The Lost Home, Great Voyages Lecture Series, Penn Museum, Peter Struck, April 2, 2014.


In The Path Of The Gods: Peter Ustinov hosts this 1995 survey of Greek mythology.


Power Of Myth: Joseph Campbell's introduction to world mythology.

Hero's Adventure,  Episode 1

Message Of The Myth,  Episode 2:

The First Storytellers,  Episode 3:

Sacrifice And Bliss,  Episode 4:

Love And The Goddess,  Episode 5:

Masks Of Eternity,  Episode 6:


Quest For Sir Gawain And The Green Knight:


  Ramayana -- The Epic:  A contemporary Bollywood animated version.


Raven Steals The Light, 2009:  A 9-minute animated version of the Haida creation myth.


Real Garden Of Eden, Episode 3, Bible's Buried Secrets, BBC (59 mins.)


  Sinking Atlantis, Secrets Of The Dead, PBS:


  Sir Gawain And The Green Knight, BBC Four, 2011:


Tales From the Longhouse, 2010:  Perry Ground of the Onondaga speaks at the National Museum of the American Indian during the Native American Winter Storytelling Festival.


True Story Of Troy:  A History Channel documentary.


Venus Uncovered -- Ancient Goddess Of Love, BBC, 2017:  Bettany Hughes offers a portrait of the Greek goddess.


  Video SparkNotes -- Homer's The Odyssey Summary Part 1; Part 2; Part 3


Viking Sagas, BBC FourProvides historical backdrop for these ancient narratives.:


 

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