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The origin and historical context of ancient myths are explored.
Season 1, Episode 4
June 21, 2012
The Inca deity Pachamama, a fertility goddess, is the subject.
Season 1, Episode 3
June 14, 2012
Examining Hunahpu and Xbalanque, the hero twins of the Popol Vuh, a Mayan sacred book.
Season 1, Episode 2
June 7, 2012
The Aztec goddess Coatlicue is examined. Included: parallels between Coatlicue and Our Lady of Guadalupe, the patron saint of Mexico.
Season 1, Episode 1
May 31, 2012
Quetzalcoatl, one of the most powerful Mesoamerican gods, is the subject. Included: the Aztecs' mistaking Spanish conquistador Hernán Cortés for Quetzalcoatl.
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