This is a fascinating insight into the origins of the mythology of the ancient Greeks. Mythology was interwoven in every a sped of Greek life. The gods and goddesses evolved as the ancient Greeks sought to find meaning and perhaps faith, in an often challenging world. Each city devoted itself to particular gods and built temples of worship for them, whilst different pans of the home were dedicated to specific gods and lavish festivals were held in their honour. Ironically these supreme deities were afflicted with human frailties. Who were these Gods? Did they really exist? Did any of the stories of Greek mythology actually occur? The world of Greek gods and goddesses is not merely a collection of colourful stories, but a window on an ancient civilisation, its thoughts and its values with its tales offering explanations for an often difficult and random world. But are the stories based on fact or fiction? Recently uncovered archaeological findings shed ' light on the truth and origins of ancient Greek mythology in this intriguing documentary that leads viewers to startling answers.