A pre-Spartacus prequel about life in the House of Batiatus. In the opener, a younger Batiatus is placed in command of his father's gladiator-training school, which leads him to use one of the most accomplished fighters to curry favor with a nobleman.
Did You Know?
Batiatus paid 50 Denari to purchase Crixus. In season one, when Spartacus asked Crixus if his worth was "a few coins." Crixus responded "More than a few." Like Spartacus, Crixus was purchased by Batiatus at an inflated price. See more
We must prove ourselves in the more important bouts of the old arena and secure position.
To fight later in the day, we must first distinguish ourselves against Vettius' men, yet Vettius' men only fight...
...later in the day.
A vexing conundrum.