With high-tech evidence and scientific analysis this documentary pushes the frontier of investigation to the cutting edge. Bringing the latest breakthroughs in the search for answers to longstanding mysteries. The Parthenon, the Acropolis and the Agora. Pericles, the king of Athens at the height of its power in the Golden Age of Western Civilisation, commissioned these tremendous monuments and had them dedicated to the Goddess Athena. Temples of such strength and beauty, they still entice and amaze modern day visitors. Yet what was the real purpose for constructing these marbled treasures? Was it to house a new brand of politics called "democracy", or to serve as a platform for a brutally intense cult of worship? Watch with interest as "Mystical Monuments of Ancient Greece" investigates the true motives behind the construction of Ancient Greece's most impressive landmarks.