Provides a vibrant visual accompaniment to Homer's epic work. Desperate to return home to his wife Penelope and their son, Odysseus thinks his way through endless challenges with the hopes of making it back to Ithaca as soon as possible. Though the quest takes years and the costs are severe, the hero's perseverance eventually pays off. Along the way, viewers can take away many lessons from the triumphs and defeats experienced by Odysseus and his men. With up-to-date commentary from historians and analysis of historical artifacts that reveal new insights.