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By Almut-Barbara Renger

This quantity reinvigorates the sphere of Classical Reception by way of investigating present-day tradition, society, and politics, rather gender, gender roles, and filmic buildings of masculinity and femininity which form and are formed by means of interacting fiscal, political, and ideological practices.

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Pilate The voice, for instance, of Arrius, waiting for you in Rome. He would tell you, if I may speak in his place, not to crucify yourself on a shadow such as old resentment or impossible loyalty. Perfect freedom has no existence. The grown man knows the world he lives in, and for the present, the world is Rome. Young Arrius, I am sure, will choose it. Ben Hur I am Judah Ben Hur. Pilate I crossed this floor and spoke in friendship as I would speak to Arrius, but when I go up those stairs, I become the hand of Caesar, ready to crush all those who challenge his authority.

S. org/scripps/archive/speeches/ detail/3484. -Mexican War: A Binational Reader (Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Company, 2010) 58–61. 22 John H. Schroeder, Mr. , Dissent in Three American Wars (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1970) 33–63. Cf. Scott A. Silverstone, Divided Union: The Politics of War in the Early American Republic (Ithaca NY: Cornell University Press, 2004) 157–201. S. Borit, “Lincoln’s Opposition to the Mexican War,” Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society (1908–1984) 67 (February, 1974) 79–80.

They look to you, their one true god, as I called you. If you stay here, you will find yourself part of this tragedy. €. ben-hur and gladiator 31 Pilate Even for the sake of Arrius, I cannot protect you from personal disaster if you stay here. You are too great a danger. The “rabble” to which Pontius Pilate refers plays a similar role in Gladiator, but here Franzoni identified “the mob” as a critical player in the political balance of his Roman Empire. His inspiration for the use of the unflattering term “the mob” was the novel he had read decades earlier, Daniel P.

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