Masada

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  • 1981
  • 1 Season
  • 7.8  (2,159)

In the first century A.D., Flavius Silva (Peter O'Toole), commander of the Roman Tenth Legion in Palestine, leads his forces in combat against the remaining Jewish Zealots who have taken refuge in the seemingly impregnable fortress of Masada. There, the engineering and military might of Rome faces the passion and ingenuity of Eleazer ben Yair (Peter Strauss) and his people.

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Seasons
Part 4
4. Part 4
April 7, 1981
Conclusion. Action builds to a tragic climax as the Romans assault the fortress with a siege engine--a massive ram mounted on a mobile tower.
Part 3
3. Part 3
April 6, 1981
A Zealot plot to demoralize the Romans provokes retaliation against the camp's Jewish slaves by the scheming envoy Falco, who replaces Silva as commander.
Part 2
2. Part 2
April 5, 1981
While the Romans ready their offensive, Silva seeks comfort from a beautiful slave who plucks at his conscience.
Part 1
1. Part 1
April 4, 1981
Raids on Roman garrisons lead to a showdown between the Zealot leader and a Roman commander.
Masada
Masada

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In the first century A.D., Flavius Silva (Peter O'Toole), commander of the Roman Tenth Legion in Palestine, leads his forces in combat against the remaining Jewish Zealots who have taken refuge in the seemingly impregnable fortress of Masada. There, the engineering and military might of Rome faces the passion and ingenuity of Eleazer ben Yair (Peter Strauss) and his people.

  • Premiere Date
    April 4, 1981
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (2,159)