A must-have for fans of the epic film, acclaimed author Mike Aquilina offers an unflinching look at the life and times in which the epic adventure of Ben-Hur is set.
By exploring the gripping times in which the Roman Empire ruled the world, countless scenes throughout the film will have greater meaning and a significance that only knowledge of history can provide.
You'll come to a deeper understanding of the Roman penal system that led Judah Ben-Hur to the galleys, the struggle to survive disease and martyrdom, the inevitable destiny of the slave, and the truth about the Roman games that gave birth to the famous chariot race that remains one of the most memorable experiences in cinematic history.
As we strip away centuries of accumulated tradition and look at Jesus of Nazareth with fresh eyes, you'll also share with Ben-Hur the exciting, confusing, and life-changing experience of meeting Jesus for the first time.
Armed with new wisdom and keen insights into the fascinating history of the Roman Empire, you'll never watch Ben-Hur the same again.