Batiatus purchases a new group of gladiator trainees and considers selling Crixus. Meanwhile Crixus is still not fully healed but chafes at Spartacus assuming the role of champion. Ilithyia gets her own gladiator-in-training but trouble arises. Written by
Did You Know?
Lucretia's conversation with Ilythia, after she'd purchased Segovax, carries the first mention of Marcus Crassus in the series. Though his name is continually mentioned throughout this season and on occasion in "Vengeance", the audience does not meet the man until "War of the Damned." See more
When Lucretia entertains Licinia, Caecilia, and Aemilia, Lucretia partakes of a dish of large strawberries. While mentioned in Roman literature, strawberries were not cultivated--and thus did not grow to the size featured--until the 14th century CE. See more
The snake arrives, walking as if human.