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(2014–2019)

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30 Sep. 2016
Zeus, la conquête du pouvoir
The story of Zeus, father of the Gods and humanity. From the beginning of the Universe to master of Olympus. See his challenges, struggles, and rise.
 
30 Sep. 2016
Les Amours de Zeus
Zeus combines love with order in coming to rule his new world, and yet the possibility of challenges to his power leads the gods into intrigue.
 
2014
Prométhée, le révolté de l'Olympe
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.
 
2014
Hadès, le roi malgré lui
Having become organiser 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.
 
2014
Athéna, la sagesse armée
The Goddess of War Athena was the wisest and most 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.
 
2014
Apollon, l'ombre et la lumière
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.
 
2014
Aphrodite, sous la loi du désir
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.
 
2014
Dionysos, l'étranger dans la ville
Zeus was a seducer of women. One day he lay with a mortal - Semele. 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.
 
2014
Hermès, le messager indéchiffrable
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.
 
2014
Tartare, les Damnés de la Terre
Located in the bowels of the Earth, Tartarus was the prison of the Underworld, the place where fallen Gods and banished heroes ended up. The Gods also sent three men there.
 
2014
Psyché, la belle et la bête
Psyche is the Beauty. Concerned that his daughter did not have a suitor, Psyche's father consulted Pythia, who announced grave news: Psyche's father must leave her on a hilltop, from where a monster would come take her away.
 
2014
Persée, la mort dans les yeux
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.
 
2014
Orphée, l'amour impossible
On certain evenings, the constellation of Lyra is visible in the skies. Following Orpheus' death, Zeus placed the constellation in the sky, as a tribute to the greatest poet and musician in Greek mythology.
 
5 Nov. 2016
Médée, l'amour assassin
On his quest to find the Golden Fleece, Jason asked the cruel King of Colchis and his daughter Medea, a powerful sorceress, for help. Medea fell in love with Jason, helped him to find the precious Fleece, and fled with him.
 
2014
Bellérophon, l'homme qui voulait être dieu
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.
 
2014
Thésée, ou les ravages de l'oubli
Theseus was the fruit of dual paternity: Aegeus King of Athens slept with Aethra when she had just been raped by Poseidon, God of the Sea. Theseus, who grew into a strong, brave man, therefore had a double lineage - both divine and royal.
 
2014
Dédale et Icare, le rêve éclaté
Dedalus, a prominent Greek inventor, settled in Crete among King Minos' court. Queen Pasiphaë, who had an all-consuming passion for a white bull, called upon his services.
 
2014
Héraclès, l'homme qui devint dieu
We all know about Heracles' unequalled strength, and the twelve labours he had to carry out, but we know a great deal less about the way in which his life was turned upside down by a series of terrible curses.
 
2014
Oedipe, le déchiffreur d'énigmes
Oedipus, the son of King Laius, King of Thebes, who, as a young man, having abused King Pelops' son, caused his death. The Gods forbade him to have offspring, and decreed that if Laius gave birth to a son, that son would kill him.
 
Jan. 2014
Antigone, celle qui a dit non
Antigone 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.
 

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