Great Greek Myths

The BEST episodes of Great Greek Myths

Every episode of Great Greek Myths ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Great Greek Myths!

Made from an original animation and selected iconographies throughout the history of art, this series of twenty episodes tells the Greek myths. A creation all in images, which highlights the fascinating destinies of the gods, heroes, and great figures of mythology.

Last Updated: 9/4/2022Network: Arte
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Aphrodite—Dictated by Desire
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9.00
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#1 - Aphrodite—Dictated by Desire

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/22/2016

Kronos revolted against his father Uranus. He severed his father's genitals, and threw them into the sea, where they mingled with the foam and gave birth to Aphrodite. Aphrodite was born from this highly unusual union. She inspired romantic love and physical attraction in equal measure.

Hades—A Reluctant King
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#2 - Hades—A Reluctant King

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/8/2016

Having become organizer of the world, Zeus entrusted the world of the sea to his brother Poseidon, and the underworld, or the kingdom of the dead, to Hades. Alone, in a place he had not chosen himself, Hades reigned over the people of the shadows and over the grimacing creatures that surrounded him.

Directors: Sylvain Bergère
Bellerophon—The Man Who Wanted to be a God
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8.50
2 votes

#3 - Bellerophon—The Man Who Wanted to be a God

Season 1 - Episode 15 - Aired 11/19/2016

Bellerophon, the grandson of Sisyphus, one of the Greek world's worst criminals, dreamt of becoming a hero, of being equal to the Gods. But his plans got off to a bad start with the accidental murder of his brother. Forced into exile, he took refuge in Tyrins.

Twilight of the Gods
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8.50
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#4 - Twilight of the Gods

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired 3/7/2021

Penelope is now forced to choose a husband among the Suitors. She offers them a test to decide who among them is the most worthy: with the bow of Odysseus, they must shoot an arrow and pass it through twelve axes.

Directors: Camille Dalbéra
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Apollo—Shadow and Light
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#5 - Apollo—Shadow and Light

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/15/2016

Although they were the son and daughter of Zeus, Apollo and his twin sister Artemis were born under threats from the goddess Hera. Zeus' wife Hera never forgave the twins' mother - the nymph Leto - for her union with the King of Mount Olympus, and she forced Leto into exile.

Dionysus—An Outsider in the City
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8.33
3 votes

#6 - Dionysus—An Outsider in the City

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/22/2016

Zeus had a reputation for being a seducer of women. One day he lay with a mortal - Semele, the daughter of the king of Thebes. Their son Dionysos was brought up by nymphs. One day he discovered the vine, and decided to travel the world teaching mankind the art of making wine out of it.

Athena—Armed Wisdom
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8.17
6 votes

#7 - Athena—Armed Wisdom

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/15/2016

The Goddess of War Athena was the wisest, most level headed and rational deity. She was born out of Zeus' skull, wearing a helmet and holding a spear. She was the protector of heroes, the State, and mankind, to whom she passed on many inventions.

Directors: Sylvain Bergère
Prometheus—The Rebel of Olympus
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8.14
7 votes

#8 - Prometheus—The Rebel of Olympus

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/8/2016

Taking revenge against Prometheus, Zeus created the first woman - the beautiful Pandora. He gave her a manipulative and deceptive character, and subjected Prometheus to terrible torture. But although Zeus and Prometheus both shared a shrewd and cunning nature, they clashed fiercely. Prometheus wanted to be of help to mankind, and managed to convince Zeus to give them fire.

Hermes—The Impenetrable Messenger
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8.00
3 votes

#9 - Hermes—The Impenetrable Messenger

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 10/29/2016

Hermes was the youngest of the Gods of Olympus. Right from birth, he was an insolent, thieving, trickster God. While still a baby, he escaped from the cave in which his mother Maia gave birth to him, and stole Apollo's herd.

Perseus—The Look of Death
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#10 - Perseus—The Look of Death

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/5/2016

Perseus was not meant to come into the world. Fearing the fulfilment of the prediction according to which his grandson would kill him, King Acrisius shut his daughter Danaë away in a fortified tower.

Antigone—The Woman Who Said No
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#11 - Antigone—The Woman Who Said No

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 12/3/2016

Antigone was one of Oedipus' four children. She had two brothers, Eteocles and Polynices, as well as a sister, Ismene. One day, her sister informed her that her two brothers, who were heirs to the throne of Thebes, were fighting each other for power. They had agreed to take power alternately, but when the time came for Eteocles to hand his crown over to Polynices, he refused. An war ensued.

Tartarus—The Damned of the Earth
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#12 - Tartarus—The Damned of the Earth

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 10/29/2016

Located in the bowels of the Earth, Tartarus was the prison of the Underworld, the place where fallen Gods and banished heroes ended up.

On Odysseus' Trail
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#13 - On Odysseus' Trail

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 2/7/2021

Ten years after the sack of Troy by the Greek army, Zeus is alone on Olympus, left alone in his palace by the other gods. His daughter Athena is the only one remaining at his side. She tries to convince her father to help Odysseus, the last Greek fighter who has not yet returned home to Ithaca.

Directors: Gaëtan Chabanol
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The Man Who Defied the Gods
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#14 - The Man Who Defied the Gods

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 2/7/2021

10 years earlier, as the Greek warriors had just razed Troy. Devastated by this "war for nothing" which has caused so many deaths, Odysseus is indignant against the gods, guilty of having let this carnage happen. He wishes for nothing more than to return to his kingdom, the island of Ithaca.

Directors: Camille Dalbéra
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Circe, The Witch-Goddess
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8.00
2 votes

#15 - Circe, The Witch-Goddess

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 2/14/2021

In Ithaca, Queen Penelope endures the presence of Suitors who covet her hand, and the throne of her husband Odysseus - who disappeared more than 10 years ago.

Directors: Sylvain Bergère
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The Journey into Hell
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2 votes

#16 - The Journey into Hell

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 2/21/2021

A year has passed. It is time for Odysseus and his men to leave the witch Circe's island and return to Ithaca. To do so, they must first go to meet the prophet Tiresias in the Underworld. Only he can tell them what to do to appease Poseidon's wrath.

Directors: Gaëtan Chabanol
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The Sirens' Song
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#17 - The Sirens' Song

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 2/21/2021

Curiosity getting the best of him, Odysseus delves into the depths of the Underworld. He meets the souls of the Greek heroes who fought with him in the city of Troy. Agamemnon, first, who tells him about his terrible death.

Directors: Camille Dalbéra
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Zeus' Punishment
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#18 - Zeus' Punishment

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/28/2021

Odysseus' fleet tries to avoid Charybdis, the first sea monster ready to swallow them, but Scylla, a horrible multi-headed creature, destroys three of his ships. The last few hours have been grueling, and the sailors want to rest on the island of Helios, which is now in sight.

Directors: Sylvain Bergère
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Set Sails for Ithaca
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8.00
2 votes

#19 - Set Sails for Ithaca

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 2/28/2021

Odysseus has been living out peaceful days with Calypso for 7 years. But waves of nostalgia wash over him, and the memories of his wife, his son and his island never cease to torment him. Hermes, sent by Zeus, under pressure from Athena, comes to ask Calypso to let the king of Ithaca leave.

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The King's Scar
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2 votes

#20 - The King's Scar

Season 3 - Episode 9 - Aired 3/7/2021

The Suitors, informed by Melantho - one of Penelope's servants - learned that the queen had fooled them. They locked her up in the gynaeceum. Meanwhile, Odysseus meets Athena who tells him that he is indeed in Ithaca.

Directors: Gaëtan Chabanol
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Zeus and the Conquest of Power
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7.94
16 votes

#21 - Zeus and the Conquest of Power

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/1/2016

To earn the title of Master of Olympus, Zeus took many important steps, and overcame many challenges. His story is one of an incredible conquest of power, dating back to time immemorial, when the world began. Born from Chaos, Gaia - Mother Earth - mated with Uranus, the sky.

Directors: Sylvain Bergère
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Zeus in Love
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7.77
13 votes

#22 - Zeus in Love

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/1/2016

His first wife was Metis. His second, who was known as his wife on Olympus, was the jealous Hera. But there was also Themis, the goddess of Justice, with whom he produced the Hours, the Fates and the Mnemosyne - meaning "memory" - who gave birth to nine Muses. In order to achieve his aims, Zeus metamorphosed. He was an expert at changing shape and form.

Directors: Sylvain Bergère
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Time for Sacrifice
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7.67
3 votes

#23 - Time for Sacrifice

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/15/2019

All of the Greek kings and their armies have responded to Agamemnon's call... All except two, that is: Odysseus, and Achilles.

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The Wrath of Achilles
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7.67
3 votes

#24 - The Wrath of Achilles

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/22/2019

Ten years have passed since the Greek forces arrived in Troy, but King Priam's city has still not fallen. The king's eldest son, Hector, reproaches his brother Paris for causing this war with no end.

Directors: Gaëtan Chabanol
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The Blood of the Goddess
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7.67
3 votes

#25 - The Blood of the Goddess

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/22/2019

Agamemnon has seen it in a dream: Troy will be taken today. Helen's husband Menelaus recognizes Paris, the man who took his wife. The two men decide to face each other in a duel.

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