Divine Women

September 2015

Season 1, Episode 3 (The War Of The Word)

92 x
Bettany Hughes discovers how the period known as the Dark Ages was in fact a golden age for a few remarkable women. She finds that education and the written word became vital tools for these women.

Season 1, Episode 2 (Handmaids Of The Gods)

266 x
Bettany Hughes continues her journey into the hidden and controversial history of women's place in religion. This week she uncovers the lost era of the priestess.

Season 1, Episode 1 (When God Was A Girl)

238 x
Award winning historian, author and broadcaster Bettany Hughes explores the complex attitudes towards women and religion, from 10,000 BC to the present day.