Glaber is confident that Spartacus' band can be starved on Mount Vesuvius after a daring attempt to break out fails. After Lucretia attempts to discredit Ashur, Glaber decides instead of an execution to sent him as envoy to ask Spartacus's extradition in exchange for his men's lives, but they refuse and Naevia insists to kill her rapist-pimp in an unfair duel. Ilythia delivers her son early, but Lucretia is madly jealous enough to turn that into fatal tragedy. Spartacus finds a way around so he and three mates can climb down with vines to surprise Glaber and turn the ballista on the Romans, who scatter after the praetor is killed. Written by
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By the end of this season, Spartacus and the rebels find themselves trapped atop Mt. Vesuvius; as Glaber's men guard all routes leading away. But they manage to land a surprise attack on the Roman army by climbing down the mountain by ropes made of vines. This feat was not an idea from the series' writers, but an accurate retelling of the actual battle at Vesuvius. Shaping the vines into ropes was a cunning ruse of the true Spartacus which led to the defeat of the first of many Roman Generals to be sent to hunt him; Claudius Glaber. See more
Let Rome send their legions. We will face them and see all follow Glaber in death!
[the rebels cheer
Now we will become an army.