Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.
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 Agrippina 5 episodes, 1985
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 Porcius Festus 5 episodes, 1985
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 Gamaliel 5 episodes, 1985
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 Claudius 5 episodes, 1985
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 Messalina 5 episodes, 1985
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 Serpenius 5 episodes, 1985
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 Ethiopian 5 episodes, 1985
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 Valerius 5 episodes, 1985
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Anthony Pedley ...
 Zacchaeus 5 episodes, 1985
Harold Kasket ...
 Caiaphas 5 episodes, 1985
Ralph Arliss ...
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 Tigellinus 5 episodes, 1985
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 Herod Agrippa 5 episodes, 1985
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 Agrippa II 5 episodes, 1985
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 Priscilla 5 episodes, 1985
Clive Arrindell ...
 Cassius Chaerca 5 episodes, 1985
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 Cornelius 5 episodes, 1985
Andrea Prodan ...
 Brittanicus / ... 5 episodes, 1985
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 Flavius Sabinus 5 episodes, 1985
Jane How ...
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Barrie Houghton ...
 Ananias The Essene 5 episodes, 1985
Maggie Wickman ...
Alan Downer ...
 Barnabas 5 episodes, 1985
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 Gaius Calpernius Piso 5 episodes, 1985
Colin Haigh ...
Philip Anthony ...
 James the Elder 5 episodes, 1985
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 Lucius Marinus 5 episodes, 1985
Roderick Horn ...
 Marcellus 5 episodes, 1985
John Wheatley ...
 Marcus I 5 episodes, 1985
David Sumner ...
Stephen Finlay ...
Katia Dandoulaki ...
Eddie Grossman ...
 Parmenas 5 episodes, 1985
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 Petronius 5 episodes, 1985
Robert Wentz ...
 Thrasyllus 5 episodes, 1985
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 Caligula 3 episodes, 1985
Richard Kane ...
 Agrippa III 3 episodes, 1985
Paul Herzberg ...
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 Tiberius 2 episodes, 1985
Gerrard McArthur ...
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Set just after the death of Jesus Christ, this mini-series chronicles the life & adventures of Jesus's disciples, and events in Rome during the reigns of the Emperors Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius and Nero.

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31 March 1985 (USA)  »

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A.D. - Anno Domini  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)
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James Mason was an 11th-hour casting decision replacing an actor who dropped out. See more »

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Follows Jesus of Nazareth (1977) See more »

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Why isn't this movie on Video? Its to good to be lost to time.
19 June 2000 | by See all my reviews

In the tradition of the Robe, Quo Vadis, and Jesus of Nazareth, this film is more than just a religious movie but a historical account of the Roman Empire. It goes in greater detail than any thing I've seen before about the time period. I've seen it only once and that was when I was ten years old. It left such a good impression on me that I still remember it fifteen years later.

I plead with the people who own this, PUT IT OUT ON DVD please, and Thank You.


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