Numerious, the Magistrate's son, is about to celebrate his birthday and the celebration will be at the house of Batiatus, so he decides to have Crixus and Spartacus facing each other in a demonstration battle. But when Ilithyia approaches Numerious, he changes his decision drastically. Written by
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When Batiatus invites Spartacus to play Latrunculi, he falls for a trick move and boasts that Spartacus has no head for strategy; only to be defeated with the next move. Though some of the stories surrounding his legend may be fabled, Spartacus was known as one of histories most efficient (and unorthodox) battle tacticians. See more