In the aftermath of their arena exploits, both Pullo and Vorenus have become icons and hero's to the people of Rome. As a result, Vorenus' defense of his actions to Caesar lands him in an unexpected position of power when Caesar, after proclaiming himself dictator for life, makes Vorenus a senator. In the meantime, Pullo's unexpected return to Vorenus' household to recover from his injuries away from a medical hospital, is not appreciated by his former slave Eirene who still holds a grudge against Pullo for killing her boyfriend. Elsewhere, Caesar decides to overhaul the senate by adding some surprising new faces, much to the chagrin of the old guard, including Brutus. As Servilia hurdles the final obstacle to her revenge plan against Caesar by secretly organizing the conspirators to assassinate Caesar in the senate on the Ides of March, she finally reveals her revenge and complex scenario to Atia and Octavian, while her servant learns the scandalous truth about Niobe's baby and ... Written by
Did You Know?
When the child is put to bed, he is addressed as "little man". The Ancient Romans didn't actually have the word "child" in their vocabulary. So children were referred to as small adults. See more
There is a sulphur crested cockatoo at Vorenus's house. This bird is native to Australia and New Guinea and would not have been pets in Rome until at least the 1800's. See more
[a wounded Pullo explains why he came back to Rome
"Women," he says. If you took a woman now, you'd come apart like an old sack!
[laughs, then winces