In an effort to bring rain to Capua, the Primus (a prestigious competition for the greatest of gladiators) is announced and Batiatus enters his champion Crixus and Spartacus against Solonius's Theokoles, an indestructible 10 foot tall god of the arena. Can Oenomaus train them sufficiently enough to win their battle ? Written by
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Before each fight in the arena, the Gladiators are introduced by 3 titles. By their fighting style, their actual names and by their "Gladiator pseudonyms." (Though not always in that order. Example: "Enter Murmillo- Introcducing Crixus, the Undefeated Gaul.") Before the primus, both Crixus & Spartacus are introduced in this fashion. However, when Theokoles is presented, Calavius does not include his fighting style of Dimachareus. See more
When Magistrate Calavius announces the Primus, he pronounces his own name wrongly. He says to the crowd, "In the name of my forefathers I: Titus 'Cavalius' present to you the final event..." See more