Sheba and the Gladiator (1959) 

 

 

 

 

 

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Starring:     Anita Ekberg (Zenobia, Queen of Palmira), Georges Marchal (Marcus Valerius, Roman Consul), Folco Lulli (Zemanzius, Zenobia's Prime Minister), Chelo Alonso (Erica, Zemanzius' Favourite and Dancer), Gino Cervi (Aurelianus, Emperor of Rome), Jacques Sernas (Julianus, Roman Centurian), Lorella De Luca (Bathsheba, the Vestal), Alberto Farnese (Marcello),Paul Muller (Slave Master), Mimmo Palmara (Lator), Alfredo Varelli (Vithos), Sergio Sauro (Flavio).

c. 260-273, Septimia Zenobia, wife of the assassinated Septimius Odaenathus, a Prince of Palmyra and governor of province of Syria, takes over, rebels against Rome and establishes short-lived Palmyrene Empire

 

 

 

 

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