There are 2000 years is a historical novel. Reports a little about the nascent Christianity, struggles to assert itself as religious worship and their religious and political persecution. The main character is Publius Lentulus who lived at the time of Jesus and he was, a Roman, was transferred to Judea to help the government of that locality.
It is the life of Senator Publius Lentulus (Emmanuel), narrated by himself in the psychographics of Francisco Cândido Xavier. The proud patrician hated slaves, the poverty in general and Christians, who were mostly very poor. Lívia his beautiful wife, had a kind heart and curious about Jesus. She listened intently and rapturous talk of slaves about the healing and the teachings of the Master.
Livia asked her husband to be home to the Prophet of the people, as it was called the Master, by wealthy people, because health of his daughter Flavia deteriorated too much. However, Publius, only agreed to do so when the very sickly asked, burning with fever and sores from leprosy. The evening and left alone, so when he found him on the banks of the lake, he would not be recognized by anyone. He knew that this was the place where Jesus called his apostles, where he made a miraculous catch and where walked on the waters, but did not believe in his deeds had some curiosity to see him, but was too proud to seek him in the middle the people or the clear light of day.
His wife Livia, died tragically at the Coliseum in Rome. Thrown together dozens of Christians to hungry lions. Publius Lentulus suffered the biggest heartbreak of his life and began to search for the early Christians because of approaching singing to sacrifice for the sake of a Messiah, the government did not recognize the Caesars and pursued tenaciously.
Throughout history, the proud senator Publius Lentulus, will parading opened wide, his sufferings, being away from society, their internal changes, and finally his belief in Christianity. He transferred his residence to Pompeii and eight years after he died tragically in the volcano vesuvius.