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Jesus Christ Superstar Chapter Summary & Analysis - Act 1, Scene 10 Summary

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Act 1, Scene 10 Summary

The Roman Governor Pontius Pilate, an African American male, awakens from a bad dream. Alone in a large bed with a purple coverlet, where he has slept with a golden crown and a visored helmet, he has dreamed that thousands of millions of people were crying and blaming him for the death of a Galilean. He is visibly upset by the dream.

Act 1, Scene 10 Analysis

As the Roman Governor of Jerusalem, Pontius Pilate was all powerful but did not have this dream. His wife did. She told Pilate to have nothing to do with Jesus because she suffered greatly in a dream because of him. According to legend, she became one of the first Christians.

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