Started by Solomon Zorn, November 03, 2013, 01:44:09 PM
Quote from: "Solomon Zorn"I wondered if there was a movie. Is it any good?
Quote from: "aitm"Quote from: "Solomon Zorn"I wondered if there was a movie. Is it any good?It is good, but not great. But good. It would be beneficial to watch and try to push on other people. A pretty good guess at what the times were like for early jews and x-ians struggling for power at that time. Good slam against the ignorance of religion but still not a great movie. But still a good movie.......okay..a pretty good movie.
QuoteMeanwhile, social unrest begins challenging the Roman rule of the city as Pagans and Christians come into conflict. When the Christians start defiling the statues of the pagan gods, the pagans, including Orestes and Hypatia's father, ambush the Christians to squash their rising influence. However, in the ensuing battle, the pagans unexpectedly find themselves outnumbered by a large Christian mob. Hypatia's father is gravely injured and Hypatia and the pagans take refuge in the Library of the Serapeum. The Christian siege of the library ends when an envoy of the Roman Emperor declares that the pagans are pardoned, however the Christians shall be allowed to enter the library and do with it what they please. Hypatia and the pagans flee, trying to save the most important scrolls, before the Christians overtake the library and destroy its contents. Davus chooses to join the Christian forces. He later returns with a gladius and starts sexually assaulting her, but quickly begins to sob and offers his sword to her. However, she removes his slave collar and tells him he is free.
Quote from: stromboli on November 03, 2013, 10:59:09 PMPretty much my take on the movie. It does show the nefarious nature of early christians.