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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Spartacus: Blood and Sand
Crixus. Very brutal in the ludas and arena, Crixus revealed a much softer side during his interaction with Naevia.
"wage coin". Waging coin occurred often for gladiators who did not seek life outside the ludus.
Magistrate of Capua. In Ancient Rome, a Magistrate was a judicial officer.
"Make him do it again.". Affluent, beautiful, and spoiled, Ilithyia was very impressionable from the pleasures of the ludus in Capua.
Barca. Prior to his death, Barca was Batiatus's primary bodyguard.
Arcadius. Arcadius was a slave gladiator from a rival ludus slain by Spartacus.
Lucretia. Lucretia was very open to the "desires" of her husband. She often watched and, on some occasions, participated in his open pleasures.
Lanista. Batiatus was a third generation lanista but aspired loftier title.
Spartacus's wife. During the first "meeting" between the two, Sura acknowledged the Gods led her to him.
Thrace. Thrace is historically and geographically located in southeast Europe.
|At the conclusion of the Albinius games, Spartacus faced a team of 4 gladiators from Solonius's camp sent to execute him, how many weapons did Spartacus use to "kill them all"?||"Spartacus: Blood and Sand" (Episode 1)
2. Spartacus was provided a sword to face 4 gladiators. After obviously being overmatched at the outset, he managed to kill all of them using the sword and a 5 pointed spear like weapon belonging to one of the slain gladiators.
"Kill them all.". Sura did not call him Spartacus, in fact his real name was never "clearly" revealed during the first season.
"No, I appreciate.". Solonius and Batiatus were rival lanistas and often exchanged "sarcastic pleasantries" during their encounters.
reddish. Played by Lucy Lawless, the sultry sexy warrior princess also donned blonde occasionally.
8. Batiatus presented 2, Solonius presented 6. Spartacus and his Thracian warriors were not considered gladiators.
water and blood. Senator Albinius is Ilithyia's father and only appeared in the first episode of season one.
east. Marching east meant fighting Mithradates which would have left Spartacus's village unprotected against the Getae.
Gaius. With title equal to a general, Glaber was unfavorable of Spartacus from the outset after being challenged on tactical decisions.
"The Red Serpent". Prior to Spartacus leaving for war, Sura revealed she had visions of him bowing before a great red serpent amongst other things.
Getae. Clad with an intimidating barbaric appearance, the Getae proved to be no match for Spartacus and his wife after a failed attack on Sura.
|I'm cunning and selfish. My wife allows me to enjoy the spoils of my house when "pressing matters" are of concern. The Gods tend to do the same as my desires for political office rise. In the end they "jammed" me to slumber never to awake. Who am I?||"Spartacus: Blood and Sand" (Who am I?)
Batiatus. Played by John Hannah, Batiatus is the guy you "hate to love". A fan favorite to many despite his deceitful maneuvers.
|I planned to move further south prior to unforeseen events. Although I will never be able to get back what was taken from me, Titus and Numerius had their better days laid to rest by my hands. Who am I?||"Spartacus: Blood and Sand" (Who am I?)
Aurelia. Prior to Varro's death, they planned to move to Sicily after his debts were paid. With the furry of "Carrie", Aurelia avenged his death by cleaving Numerius in the final episode.
|I was scheduled to fight Crixus in the primus until I was seduced into an altercation with another gladiator knocking me unconscious. The last word I spoke before my involuntary "sky dive" rhymes with block. Who am I?||"Spartacus: Blood and Sand" (Who am I?)
Gnaeus. Gnaeus was considered an esteemed and honorable gladiator, with Barca no longer around he took advantage of young Peotris.
|I'm gentle, caring and polite. I was in love with a man who's attention was required often by someone else. My man is very brutal outside the ludus, but "openly" attentive to my desires until he took leave never to return. Who am I?||"Spartacus: Blood and Sand" (Who am I?)
Pietros. Pietros was told Barca was given his freedom when in fact he was killed by Batiatus via Ashur's trickery. He later took his own life.
|I was a legend in the arena. Only one man was given mercy at my hands from the afterlife prior to my final match when I faced an undefeated Gaul and a deserter from the Roman auxiliary. Who am I?||"Spartacus: Blood and Sand" (Who am I?)
Theokoles. Considered "the" legend amongst legends, it was said Theokoles stood over 10 feet tall and had been cut more than a thousand times.
|I made several attempts to collect my coin for credited grain. After finding Batiatus in the pits waging coin he owed me, I struck a deal to have Batiatus assassinated. Who am I?||"Spartacus: Blood and Sand" (Who am I?)
Ovidius. Ovidius's decision proved costly. As a result, it ignited a chain of events that impacted many as well as causing his death.
|I attended a private gathering at a ludus and left with a vile of blood from the champion of Capua. On another visit, the wife of the legatus sent me to the afterlife because I was unable to control my laughter. Who am I?||"Spartacus: Blood and Sand" (Who am I?)
Licinia. Cousin of Marcus Crassus, self proclaimed richest man in the Republic, the young and beautiful Licinia was scheduled to "lie" with Spartacus until Lucretia devised a plan to betray Ilithyia.
Medicus. Frail and grungy in appearance, the Medicus was apparently the best coin could afford for Batiatus.
|I once claimed I could defeat Crixus before I ever stepped in the arena. I eventually met the afterlife in the pits where my opponent defaced me and proudly sported it in victory. Who am I?||"Spartacus: Blood and Sand" (Who am I?)
Kerza. With FUGITVUS inscribed on his forehead, Kerza was one of the new recruits that entered the ludus with Spartacus.
|It was said we terrorized the eastern seaboard until capture. Sentenced to die in the arena, we devoured all until a brute from Gaul sent us to the afterlife. Who are we?||"Spartacus: Blood and Sand" (Who am I?)
Decimus and Tiberius. Also known as the "Gargan Twins", legend has it they were sons of a whore raped by a jackal. Crixus earned his legend by defeating them in the arena.
Sacramentum Gladiatorum. The oath was as follows: "I commit my flesh, my mind, my will to the glory of this ludus and the commands of my master Batiatus. I swear to be burned, chained, beaten or die by the sword in pursuit of honor in the arena."