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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1985  
Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

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 Nero (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Antonia (5 episodes, 1985)
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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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 Sejanus (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Messalina (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Mary (5 episodes, 1985)
Denis Quilley ...
 Peter (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Seneca (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Serpenius (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Livilla (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Ethiopian (5 episodes, 1985)
Tony Vogel ...
 Aquila (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Nerva (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Valerius (5 episodes, 1985)
Chris Humphreys ...
 Caleb (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Sarah (5 episodes, 1985)
Philip Sayer ...
 Paul / ... (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Corinna (5 episodes, 1985)
Vincent Riotta ...
 Stephen (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Ruth (5 episodes, 1985)
Tom Durham ...
 Cleopas (5 episodes, 1985)
Anthony Pedley ...
 Zacchaeus (5 episodes, 1985)
Harold Kasket ...
 Caiaphas (5 episodes, 1985)
Ralph Arliss ...
 Samuel (5 episodes, 1985)
Mike Gwilym ...
 Pallas (5 episodes, 1985)
Davyd Harries ...
 Thomas (5 episodes, 1985)
Norma Martinelli ...
 Apicata (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Seth (5 episodes, 1985)
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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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 Acte (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Flavius Sabinus (5 episodes, 1985)
Jane How ...
 Poppea (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Aaron (5 episodes, 1985)
Barrie Houghton ...
 Ananias The Essene (5 episodes, 1985)
Maggie Wickman ...
 Apicata (5 episodes, 1985)
Alan Downer ...
 Barnabas (5 episodes, 1985)
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 Gaius Calpernius Piso (5 episodes, 1985)
Colin Haigh ...
 James (5 episodes, 1985)
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 ...
 Mathias (5 episodes, 1985)
Stephen Finlay ...
 Nicanor (5 episodes, 1985)
Katia Dandoulaki ...
 Octavia (5 episodes, 1985)
Eddie Grossman ...
 Parmenas (5 episodes, 1985)
David Brandon ...
 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 ...
 Gaius (3 episodes, 1985)
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 Tiberius (2 episodes, 1985)
Gerrard McArthur ...
 Luke (2 episodes, 1985)
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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 (Clinton, UT, USA) – 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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