The Ancient World in the Cinema

@inproceedings{Solomon1978TheAW,
  title={The Ancient World in the Cinema},
  author={Jon Solomon},
  year={1978}
}
This entertaining and useful book provides a comprehensive survey of films about the ancient world, from The Last Days of Pompeii to Gladiator. Jon Solomon catalogues, describes, and evaluates films set in ancient Greece and Rome, films about Greek and Roman history and mythology, films of the Old and New Testaments, films set in ancient Egypt, Babylon, and Persia, films of ancient tragedies, comic films set in the ancient world, and more. The book has been updated to include feature films and… 
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