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Messala

The name Messala, or Messalla, can refer to several people in Ancient Rome:

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Ben Hur (2003 film) - Synopsis
... The character of Messala is different from the 1959 film ... As Jesus dies, Ben-Hur and his family, with Balthazar, Messala, and Esther, clasp their hands in prayer ... when Jesus heals Ben-Hur's family of leprosy, and enables Messala to walk again ...
Ben-Hur (1959 film) - Plot
... His childhood friend, the Roman citizen Messala (Stephen Boyd), is now a tribune ... After several years away from Jerusalem, Messala returns as the new commander of the Roman garrison ... Messala believes in the glory of Rome and its imperial power, while Ben-Hur is devoted to his faith and the freedom of the Jewish people ...
Messala
... The name Messala, or Messalla, can refer to several people in Ancient Rome Marcus Valerius Messalla (disambiguation) The Roman general Marcus Valerius Messalla Corvinus ... The fourth and final wife of Sulla, whose name was Valeria Messala ... Marcus Silius Messala Ennodius Messala A character in the novel Ben-Hur A Tale of the Christ and films derived from it ...
Messala (crater)
... Messala is a lunar crater of sufficient dimension to belong to the category of impact features known as walled plains ... broken by smaller craters along the south, north, and northwest sides, designated Messala B, J, and K, respectively ... Messala J has a narrow gouge in its eastern rim leading one crater diameter to the east ...
Ben-Hur (1925 film) - Plot
... Ben-Hur is a wealthy Jew and boyhood friend of the powerful Roman Tribune, Messala ... When an accident leads to Ben-Hur's arrest, Messala, who has become corrupt and arrogant, makes sure Ben-Hur and his family are jailed and separated ... This eventually leads to a climactic showdown with Messala in a chariot race, in which Ben-Hur is the victor ...