Month: February 2014

February 28, 2014 /

We’re taking a step back in time to examine the classic Rome on film presented in Ben-Hur, the 1959 epic extravaganza! The film builds on the novel┬áBen-Hur: A Tale of the Christ published┬áby Lee Wallace in 1880. This means that there are many layers to parse from the perspective of historians!

February 13, 2014 /

We take our last turn about the room with the enigma, the charisma, that is Spartacus. The final season of the Starz series Spartacus: War of the Damned, follows the final confrontation between the slave rebels and the might of Rome.