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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Series cast summary:
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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)  »

Also Known As:

A.D. - Anno Domini  »

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$30,000,000 (estimated)
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1.33 : 1
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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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I want the DVD!
3 April 2007 | by (Austria) – See all my reviews

I saw this mini series about the young Christianity in Rome, when I was a girl and never quite forgot about it. It reminded me in some ways of "The Robe" which is in that case a very high compliment. I also was madly in love with both Caleb and Julius Valerius Licinius, and so was my sister, btw. See? I even remember the names. I was looking up and down the net and didn't find any trace of it on DVD. I would so like to rewatch it again and see, if it still has the same magic and exceptional storytelling I remember it had. Whoever is in possession of the rights for this: If it was out on DVD I'd buy it instantly. *hint, hint*


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