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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 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)
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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 ...
 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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This was the sequel to Jesus of Nazareth (1977). See more »

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Follows Jesus of Nazareth (1977) See more »

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GREAT! There is nothing else to say.
4 January 2003 | by (Kongsberg, Norway) – See all my reviews

I was surprised how good this movie actually was. I've watched this almost ten hour movie twice already. As a christian I just loved to see Peter and Paul in action. There acting was just great. Peter was so great, and Paul too. You could almost see, that the Holy Spirit was working in them, and the message was very Biblical and good... This one is released on VHS in three parts. So it is possible to get it on VHS. But I hope it will be released on DVD soon. This movie is highly recommended. I give it 9 out of 10.


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