Xena was a successful show which has aired in more than 108 countries around the world since 1998.
They are often seen under attack from warlords, and travelling between them involves frequent encounters with small bands of outlaws.All of the main towns are named after historic towns of Ancient Greece, and exhibit some of their essential characteristics – Amphipolis (birthplace of Xena) which was burnt to the ground by Xena's army.Competing religions are treated as compatible and co-existent in a henotheistic world, allowing the Greek Pantheon to live side by side with the Norse Gods, Indian Deities, the "God of Love" and others.Each god, or set of gods, controls a different part of the world, and (in the show) survives only while people believe in it.the saga began with three episodes in Hercules where Xena was a recurring character originally scheduled to die in her third appearance.
Aware that the character of Xena had been very successful among the public, the producers of the series decided to create a spin-off series based on her adventures.
The Ancient Greece depicted in the show is largely derived from historical locations and customs, modifying known places and events – battles, trading routes, towns, and so on – to generate an attractive fictional world.
The settlements are presented as a mixture of walled villages and rural hamlets set in a lush green, mountainous landscape.
This trope carries uncomfortable subtext: go straight or go crazy.
Or have the decency of being bisexual so you can be of proper use for men.
Xena: Warrior Princess is set primarily in a fantasy version of ancient Greece (sometimes alluding to Roman Greece) and was filmed in New Zealand.