History Documentary hosted by Bettany Hughes, published by BBC in 2012 - English narrationInformation
<hr class="bbcode_rule" />Bettany Hughes: Divine Women
In this three-part series historian Bettany Hughes goes back to the beginning of time and visits the world's oldest religious site's to find startling evidence that women were part of the very birth of organised religion. She visits a world where goddesses ruled the heavens and earth, and reveals why our ancestors thought of the divine as female3) Women War of the Words
Programme Three explores a missed 'golden age' for women, when historical characters such as the Empress Theodora in Byzantium, Wu Zetien in China (the Empress who called herself Emperor), the early...