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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)
Batiatus: There I was, better than a millionaire in the morning and a penniless refugee by nightfall with nothing but these rags and my poor flesh to call of my own. All because of Crassus decides to break his journey at Capua with a couple of capricious, over-painted nymphs! These two daughters of Venus had to taunt the gladiators, force them to fight to the death and before I knew what had happened, *revolution* on my hands!
Gracchus: What revenge have you in mind?
Batiatus: I sold Crassus this woman, Varinia. May the gods give her wings. There was no contract, but she was clearly his slave as soon as the deal was made. Now she's off with Spartacus killing people in their beds. And Crassus, no mention of the money, no!
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