Lost World of the Giants
Investigators hunt for the truth behind one of Greece’s greatest myths – the giant one-eyed Cyclops.
The ancient Greeks believed in a terrifying monster - the Cyclops. This huge giant was a man-eater, with a single eye and incredible strength. Now investigators are uncovering what may have inspired belief in this extraordinary beast. Palaeontologists dig up the bones of large prehistoric animals; did some of these skeletons look like the remains of enormous humans to our ancestors? Why did the Greeks believe that the Cyclopes built citadels and worked as forged weapons for the gods? How large did the Greeks think this giant actually was and why was the dreaded Cyclops always a loser?