Robin Hood: The Truth behind Hollywood's Most Filmed Legend

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S1:Ep71 hr, 4 mins2010Guest: John Symes, Gemma Simpson, James Earnshaw

Robin Hood is probably the most legendary and well known character in the world. The legend and history are even more enigmatic than the modern tales suggest. We explore the origin and history of Robin Hood, looking deep into history to discover the real men who have inspired the legend.

The stories of Robin Hood have always been about a division of classes as the common people struggle against an oppressive ruling class, but there may be an even more mysterious meaning behind the tales. We take a look at his roots in ancient pagan culture with the connection to the horned god and the deification of the sun and moon.

Featuring: John Symes, Gemma Simpson, James Earnshaw
Video Language: English