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A fictionalized account of the historical siege of the Masada citadel in Israel by legions of the Roman Empire in AD 73. The siege ended when the Roman armies were able to enter the fortress, only to discover the mass suicide by the Jewish defenders when defeat became imminent.

Series Cast

  1. Barbara Carrera

    Barbara Carrera


    4 Episodes

  2. Peter O'Toole

    Peter O'Toole

    Lucius Flavius Silva

    4 Episodes

  3. Peter Strauss

    Peter Strauss

    Eleazar Ben Yair

    4 Episodes

  4. Anthony Quayle

    Anthony Quayle

    Rubrius Gallus

    4 Episodes

  5. David Warner

    David Warner

    Pomponius Falco

    4 Episodes

  6. Vernon Dobtcheff

    Vernon Dobtcheff

    4 Episodes

  7. William Morgan Sheppard

    William Morgan Sheppard

    4 Episodes

  8. Kevin McNally

    Kevin McNally

    4 Episodes

  9. Richard Basehart

    Richard Basehart

    4 Episodes

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Last Season


1981 | 4 Episodes

Season 1 of Masada premiered on April 5, 1981.

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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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