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Lentulus Batiatus (Character)
from Spartacus (1960)

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Alternate Names:
Batiatus / Lentulus / Quintus Batiatus


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  1. "Spartacus: Gods of the Arena"
        - The Bitter End (2011) TV episode, Played by John Hannah (as Batiatus)
        - Reckoning (2011) TV episode, Played by John Hannah (as Batiatus)
        - Beneath the Mask (2011) TV episode, Played by John Hannah (as Quintus Batiatus)
        - Paterfamilias (2011) TV episode, Played by John Hannah (as Batiatus)
        - Missio (2011) TV episode, Played by John Hannah (as Batiatus)
          (1 more)
  2. "Spartacus: War of the Damned"
    ... aka "Spartacus: Blood and Sand" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "Spartacus" - UK (imdb display title), USA (working title)
    ... aka "Spartacus: Vengeance" - UK (second season title), USA (second season title)
        - Kill Them All (2010) TV episode, Played by John Hannah (as Batiatus)
        - Revelations (2010) TV episode, Played by John Hannah (as Batiatus)
        - Old Wounds (2010) TV episode, Played by John Hannah (as Batiatus)
        - Party Favors (2010) TV episode, Played by John Hannah (as Batiatus)
        - Whore (2010) TV episode, Played by John Hannah (as Batiatus)
          (8 more)

  3. "Heroes and Villains"
    ... aka "Warriors" - USA (short version)
        - Spartacus (2008) TV episode, Played by Mark Wingett (as Batiatus) / Rupert Vansittart (as Lentulus)
  4. Spartacus (2004) (TV) Played by Ian McNeice

  5. "I, Claudius"
        - Zeus, by Jove! (1976) TV episode, Played by Jon Laurimore (as Lentulus)

  6. Spartacus (1960) Played by Peter Ustinov (as Batiatus)
    ... aka "Spartacus: Rebel Against Rome" - USA (poster title)

  7. Sins of Rome (1953) Played by Umberto Silvestri (as Lentulus)
    ... aka "Spartaco" - Italy (original title)
  8. "BBC Sunday-Night Theatre"
        - The Tragedy of Pompey the Great (1950) TV episode, Played by Richard Caldicot (as Lentulus)

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From Spartacus (1960)
Ramon: We have visitors. Tremendous visitors! Two simply enormous Roman lords on the hill.
Batiatus: How easily impressed you are, Ramon. Just 'cause they're Romans, I suppose they're enormous. Tell them to wait for me when they arrive.
Ramon: Master, you don't understand!
Batiatus: How enormous do these Roman lords get?
Ramon: One of them is Marcus Licinius Crassus.
Batiatus: What? Wait a minute. Crassus here? Varinia, my red toga with the acorns. And some chairs in the atrium. Second-best wine. No, the best, but small goblets.
[Notices a head-bust]
Batiatus: Gracchus! You know how Crassus loathes him. Take him away.
Ramon: I can't lift it.
Batiatus: Use your imagination! Cover him. Tell Marcellus to get the men ready. Crassus has expensive taste. He'll want a show of some sort.
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