Copyright dated 1963, but not submitted to the British Board of Film Censors until 27 June 1975 when it was passed with a "U" certificate under the title Revenge of the Gladiators. Distributors Miracle Films selected it to go out with Colossus of the Stone Age (1962), but the release was limited. The ITV network eventually acquired the film and its television premiere (under the title Fire Over Rome) was on 30 September 1991 throughout most ITV regions, excluding Yorkshire Television who saved it until 11 November 1991 to be screened as the third of their "Roman Follies" series, (a light-hearted season of the worst of the Italian epics).
Peter the disciple: My lord?
Jesus Christ: This is not your road. In truth I say unto you: that your place is where your brothers suffer, and there, now and for always, wherever there is suffering and pain...