The Greeks: Series 1
Delve into groundbreaking new explorations of the ancient Greeks’ journey across time in this three-part series.
Part 1: Cavemen to Kings
Uncover the origin story of Western civilization, as the early Greeks rise from nothing and change everything — laying the groundwork for a revolution in human thought.
Part 2: The Good Strife
Explore history as the ancient Greeks emerge from the first dark ages to compose timeless epics, compete in the original Olympic Games, conjure early theories of nature, and construct the world’s first democracy.
Part 3: Chasing Greatness
They were an extraordinary people born of white rock and blue sea. They invented democracy, distilled logic and reason, wrote plays to plumb the deepest recesses of the soul, and captured the perfection of the human form in athletics and art. Quite simply, the Greeks created our world. Today, of course, Greece conjures very different images: civic unrest, financial meltdowns, long