because it is the most read scripture in the Bible. The
scripture tells the story of a man, Judah Ben-Hur, who
trades his life as the prince of Jerusalem with the life of a
slave. The story tells of his journeys and triumphs as a slave.
The story starts with the five wise men as their journey to
find Jesus. When they arrive in Bethlehem they come bearing
gifts for the newborn king. After the birth of Jesus the movie
changes to two Roman soldiers who are in a meeting.
One of the soldiers, Tribune Musala, is an old friend of
Judah. Judah comes in and meets with Musala and invites
him to his home for dinner and to see his family. Musala tells
Judah how the Romans will …show more content…
of the other slaves pass out due to the rigors of the test,
however Judah withstands the test and wins. As they are
going into battle Arius has a guard unchain Judah. The boat
is rammed and Judah escapes from the galley and sees Arius
get knocked into the water. Judah saves Arius and the two
watch the boat sink as they float on a piece of wood.
The next day a Roman boat saves the two. Arius tells all on
the boat that Judah saved his life. When they return to land
Arius plea's with the Roman government to free Judah. They
the give Judah to Arius to do with him as he wishes. Arius
then has a celebration where he gives Judah a family ring and
asks him to be his adopted son. He also makes Judah the
sole heir to his land and possessions. A few weeks after the
ceremony Judah tells Arius that he wishes to return to
On his journey back to Jerusalem Judah crosses paths with
an Arab who he makes friends with and agrees to race for
them in the Circus. Judah and the Arab enjoy a fulfilling meal
and at the end to show delight they belch. The better the
belch the better the meal.
When he returns home he finds Esther and her father. Her
father was tortured by the Romans to find out where Judah's
fortune is hidden. The old man does not give in and is
tortured so that he can no longer walk.
Judah meets with Musala and orders him to find his mother
and sister. He also challenges Musala to race