History Literature / QuoVadis

24th Apr '17 5:40:53 PM Jan_z_Michal
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* HeadbuttOfLove: The 2001 movie



* WhileRomeBurns: Quite literally.
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* WhileRomeBurns: Quite literally.
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* HeadbuttOfLove
literally.
24th Apr '17 6:34:31 AM jamespolk
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* NeckSnap: Ursus does this with ''a goddamn bull''.
24th Apr '17 4:17:56 AM jamespolk
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* TitleDrop: As per the legend, Peter says "Quo vadis, Domine?" on the way out of town.
24th Apr '17 2:13:24 AM jamespolk
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* ArtisticLicenseHistory: Petronius and Vincius are shown playing chess, which even in primitive form wouldn't be invented for a couple of centuries after this time setting and wouldn't reach Europe until several centuries after that.
24th Apr '17 2:06:47 AM jamespolk
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* ThisIsWhatTheBuildingWillLookLike: Nero with his plans of what the new Rome will look like--as long as something like, say, a fire gets rid of all the stuff already there.
24th Apr '17 1:35:28 AM jamespolk
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* ArtisticLicenseReligion: There's a cross at the underground Christian church service and a cross in Lygia's house. The cross would not become the main symbol of the Christian religion until a few more centuries after the time frame of this film.
24th Apr '17 12:59:59 AM jamespolk
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* LastSupperSteal: A live-action recreation of the painting as Peter recounts the scene to the congregation in Rome.
23rd Apr '17 9:41:41 PM jamespolk
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* ButLiquorIsQuicker: Vincius gives Lydia a goblet of wine and calls it "the panacea for all reticence."



* HeadbuttOfLove: The 2001 film.




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23rd Apr '17 9:41:41 PM jamespolk
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23rd Apr '17 7:25:57 AM PaulA
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A HistoricalFiction novel set in AncientRome, ''Quo Vadis?'' (1896) is internationally the most well-known work of Polish writer Henryk Sienkiewicz, also known for the ''Literature/SienkiewiczTrilogy''. ''Quo Vadis?'' tells the story of Marcus Vinicius, a young pagan Roman officer, and Lygia, a Christian barbarian {{princess}} raised in a Roman household. The novel is set against the events surrounding the Great Fire of Rome of AD 64, including the Roman persecution of Christians.

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A HistoricalFiction novel set in AncientRome, ''Quo Vadis?'' Vadis'' (1896) is internationally the most well-known work of Polish writer Henryk Sienkiewicz, also known for the ''Literature/SienkiewiczTrilogy''. ''Quo Vadis?'' Vadis'' tells the story of Marcus Vinicius, a young pagan Roman officer, and Lygia, a Christian barbarian {{princess}} raised in a Roman household. The novel is set against the events surrounding the Great Fire of Rome of AD 64, including the Roman persecution of Christians.



''Quo Vadis?'' has been adapted to film several times, including in 1951 by Mervin [=LeRoy=] (starring Robert Taylor, Creator/DeborahKerr, and Creator/PeterUstinov as Nero) and in 2001 by Jerzy Kawalerowicz.

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''Quo Vadis?'' Vadis'' has been adapted to film several times, including in 1951 by Mervin [=LeRoy=] (starring Robert Taylor, Creator/DeborahKerr, and Creator/PeterUstinov as Nero) and in 2001 by Jerzy Kawalerowicz.
Kawalerowicz.

(Note that although it is quoting a question, the title does not itself contain a question mark.)
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