- a historical novel (1880) by Lew Wallace.
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In the late 1950s, The Ten Commandments and Ben-Hur teamed up for $1.795 billion in adjusted domestic ticket sales.Hollywood Declares 2014 the Year of the Bible
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Did one know that, though uncredited, he was the true writer of Ben-Hur?Stephen Schiff: My (Relatively Small) Crime Against Gore Vidal
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One of his favorite stories was about the time he did Ben-Hur.
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"Ben-Hur" is interesting, and its characterization is fine and strong.The Quality of Mercy
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The patriarchs were the sheiks of the tribes, like sheik Ilderim in the story of "Ben-Hur."The Bible Story
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The whole world has placed “Ben-Hur” on a height of pre-eminence which no other novel of its time has reached.Mistress Nell
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"Ben-Hur" adequately fulfills these two fundamental conditions.Famous Authors (Men)
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The whole world has placed "Ben-Hur" on a height of pre-eminence which no other novel of its time has reached.Janet of the Dunes
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