Summary: This sequel to Christian martyr film “The Robe” follows Demetrius, a minor character from the previous film, who is entrusted with an iconic red robe which was worn by Jesus of Nazareth on the cross. In protecting his girlfriend Lucia, and the secret of where the robe is hidden, Demetrius is arrested for assaulting a Roman soldier and sent to a gladiator school.
There, thanks to his rebellious attitude towards killing for the entertainment of others, Demetrius comes to the attention of Caligula and Claudius, who want the secret of the robe, and Messalina, wife of Claudius, who just plain wants Demetrius. She attempts to seduce him, but he holds to his Christian values, resisting all temptation… for a while.
[many spoilers follow, the whole film is discussed in great detail]