Forget everything you thought you knew about the frequently nude love goddess Venus.
It’s the story of one of antiquity’s most potent forces. A story of naked human desire and how that desire transformed who we are and how we behave.
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Venus Uncovered: Ancient Goddess of Love on BBC Select
Classicist Bettany Hughes embarks on a voyage of discovery, traveling across the globe to reveal the truth about the love, fertility and sex goddess Venus in this BBC history documentary. What relevance does this immortal have in the 21st century?