Footnotes

1.

See Melissa Barden Dowling, “Vestal Virgins: Chaste Keepers of the Flame,” AO 04:01.

3.

See “Jesus in Italy,” BAR 29:01; and “Ancient Aramaic Lives!” in Jots &Tittles, BR 19:03.

Endnotes

1.

George MacDonald Fraser, The Hollywood History of the World: From One Million Years B.C. to Apocalypse Now (New York: Ballantine Books, 1989), pp. xv–xvi.

2.

Diodorus Siculus, vol. 10 (trans. Russel M. Geer), Loeb Classical Library (Cambridge, MA: Harvard Univ. Press, 1962).

3.

Maria Wyke, Projecting the Past: Ancient Rome, Cinema and History (New York: Routledge, 1997), pp. 120–122.

4.

Wyke, Projecting the Past, p. 93.

5.

See, for example, the entry “Christianity” in the Oxford Classical Dictionary, Third ed. (New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1996), pp. 325–328, especially p. 327.

6.

Wyke, Projecting the Past, p. 139.

7.

Mervyn LeRoy and Dick Kleiner, Mervyn LeRoy: Take One (New York: Hawthorn Books, 1974), p. 179.

8.

LeRoy and Kleiner, Mervyn LeRoy, p. 173.

9.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer publicity book Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (New York: Random House, 1959).

10.

Vincent LoBrutto, Stanley Kubrick: A Biography (New York: Donald I. Fine Books, 1997), pp. 172–173.

11.

Wyke, Projecting the Past, p. 187.

12.

Ron Magid, “Rebuilding Ancient Rome,” American Cinematographer, May 2000. [article on the Web at www.theasc.com/magazine/may00/prod/index.htm]