In Search of Myths and Heroes
Series Description: Michael Wood embarks on a quest to uncover the roots of four great legends from Greek, Celtic, Biblical and Indian myths. Each journey opens up universal themes as Wood goes in search not only of the historical past and literal truth, but also of the mythic past and archetypal stories that reflect and have sustained human existence since the beginning of time.
Clues to the truth behind the myth are found around the Red sea from Egypt to Eritrea and Ethiopia. [76 minutes]
The Celtic world is explored to find the truth behind the Round Table, Excalibur and the Holy Grail. [56 minutes]
Shangri-La (Part 3 of 4) (#103)
A trek through India, Nepal and Tibet may reveal the truth of the secret paradise in the Himalayas. [58 minutes]
A trip to Greece and the wild mountains of the Caucasus may reveal the truth behind a hero's quest. [56 minutes]