Clash of the Gods is a documental television series from History Channel, that aired only one season premiering on August 3, 2009.

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With a total of 10 episodes, the series focused each episode on explaining the heroic and tragic life of various figures from distinct mythologies, including Thor, Zeus and Hercules.






Clash of the Gods - Zeus

Episode 1: Zeus

The first episode aired on August 3, 2009. The episode centers on the life of the king of the Greek gods, Zeus, and how he battled his father Chronos for mastery of the universe.

Clash of the Gods - Hercules

Episode 2: Hercules

This episode centres on Hercules, the strongest man in the world, and his twelve famous labors, which were enforced upon him for killing his family in a fit of rage, induced by Hera.

Clash of the Gods - Hades

Episode 3: Hades

This episode centres on Hades, the ancient Greek god of the dead and what the Greeks believed happened to them when their time on earth ended.

Clash of the Gods - Minotaur

Episode 4: Minotaur

This episode focuses on the Minotaur, the product of an unnatural courtship between the wife of King Minos and a bull, and how it was eventually slain.

Clash of the Gods - Medusa

Episode 5: Medusa

This episode focuses on Medusa, the hideous snake-haired Gorgon who started life as a beautiful priestess and became a monster as punishment for being raped by Poseidon and how she eventually met her end.

Clash of the Gods - Odysseus Curse of the Sea

Episode 6: Odysseus: Curse of the Sea

Odysseus, the king of Ithaca, has endured ten years in Troy. Now he must face a race against time to get home before he loses his wife and kingdom.

Clash of the Gods - Odysseus Warriors Revenge

Episode 7: Odysseus's Warrior's Revenge

The continued adventures of Odysseus.

Clash of the Gods - Beowulf

Episode 8: Beowulf

Beowulf, the Viking world's most famous hero, battles against a legion of monstrous enemies to achieve glory that will never die.

Clash of the Gods - Tolkien's Monsters

Episode 9: Tolkien's Monsters

The ninth episode of the series, features the creatures and mythos created by famous fantasy writer J.R.R. Tolkien.

Clash of the Gods - Thor

Episode 10: Thor

This episode focuses on Thor, the thunder god of the Viking pantheon, who battles against savage giants and a massive serpent which threatens to destroy the earth.


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