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Ancient Rome: the Rise and Fall of an Empire


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4/6. Rebellion. When the Jewish Revolt swept through Judea in AD 66, threatening to destabilise the entire Empire, Rome turned to the disgraced General Vespasian and his son Titus to suppress it. Together they unleashed the might of Rome on the Jewish people. Their discipline and ingenuity, pitted against the rebels' passion and commitment, climaxed in a battle on the steps of the Temple of Jerusalem.
Writer/Director Andrew Grieve ; Series producer Mark Hedgecoe
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Director: Andrew Grieve
Producer: Mark Hedgecoe
Josephus: Ed Stoppard
Florus: Jonathan Coy
Hanan: Jonathan Hyde
Vespasian: Peter Firth
Titus: Adam James
Placidus: Danny Midwinter
Yaakov: Tom Espiner
Nicanor: Rod Hallett
Yohanan: Richard Harrington

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