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:


"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:


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


  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.

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


  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.


  Lost Gods, History Channel: Christy Kenneally investigates the religions of the ancient world.

The Celts: Part 1; Part 2

The Inca: Part 1; Part 2

The Greeks: Part 1; Part 2

The Romans Part 1; Part 2

The Egyptians: Part 1; Part 2

The Maya: Part 1; Part 2


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.


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.


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.


Ramayan:  Another way to experience the Ramayana is through this 300-episode, 100-hour 2008 Indian mini-series.  Popcorn recommended.


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


  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.


  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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