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Spartacus

Spartacus is a drama about a Thracian soldier imprisoned by the Roman Republic around the turn of the 1st century BC. He is sold into slavery and trained to be a gladiator in the city of Capua. STARZ 2010-???

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Season 3

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1 Fugitivus Spartacus and Crixus both lead groups of gladiator...
Spartacus and Crixus both lead groups of gladiators on raids around Capua. Spartacus carves a message into one of his victim's bodies to get Glaber's attention. Glaber is dispatched by his father in law to put them down. Oenomaus warns the slaves about this but won't join them. Spartacus helps Crixus learn more of Naevia's whereabouts. Glaber and Ilithyia set up home in Batiatus' villa and are shocked to discover Lucretia still there. They use her survival as a rallying point for the citizenry.
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2 A Place in this World In flashback we learn how Oenomaus was recruited b...
In flashback we learn how Oenomaus was recruited by Titus and developed his sense of honour. In the present he fights in the pits waiting for death. At the ludus Glaber needs more men and so goes to Seppius to request his support. Lucretia makes a sacrifice to the Gods and is seen as blessed by the people of Capua. Spartacus and Crixus take control of a villa and begin freeing its slaves. One slave, Tiberius, tries to kill Spartacus. Spartacus insists on training him to be a soldier. Mira worries about her relationship with Spartacus and the kind of freedom the new slaves are acquiring.
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3 The Greater Good Ashur tortures Oenomaus until he discovers that Sp...
Ashur tortures Oenomaus until he discovers that Spartacus and Crixus are chasing Naevia. While freeing some slaves Agron and Nassir learn that Naevia has been sent to the mines. Agron refuses to go and instead leads his followers to Vesuvius. Crixus and Spartacus head to the mines and Mira leads them to Naevia.
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4 Empty Hands Ilithyia suggests a celebration in the villa. Crix...
Ilithyia suggests a celebration in the villa. Crixus, Rhaskos, Oenomaus and another gladiator are paraded before the guests. Ilithyia manoeuvres to get her father to dissolve her marriage to Glaber so she can be with Varinius. Lucretia sleeps with Senator Albinius to push him toward that end. In the forest Spartacus leads what's left of Crixus' men toward Vesuvius. They die off one by one and Nassir is badly wounded.
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5 Libertus Spartacus and Agron find an abandoned temple at th...
Spartacus and Agron find an abandoned temple at the foot of Vesuvius. Inside a Roman outcast called Lucius tells them of the impending executions of Crixus and the others. Spartacus insists they attack the Arena. Gannicus returns to Capua to finally meet Oenomaus on the sands. Lucretia counsels Ilithyia not to abort her baby yet and Ashur uses the information to win favour from Glaber. Ilithyia admits that she no longer loves him and plans to marry Varinius. At the games Spartacus' men burn the Arena and in the chaos rescue their friends. Rhaskos and Cossutius perish and then Glaber kills Albinius to prevent his marriage being dissolved.
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6 Chosen Path Gannicus refuses all attempts to enlist him and af...
Gannicus refuses all attempts to enlist him and after talking to Oenomaus he leaves. Spartacus, Agron and Lucius draw up plans to find new recruits and to secure their position on Vesuvius. Lucius teaches Mira and others to use a bow and arrow while Chadara struggles to replace Rhaskos. Naevia is too haunted by her treatment at the hands of Rome to enjoy lying with Crixus anymore. In Capua Glaber begins seizing Albinius' resources and promotes Ashur to begin building a new elite force. Ashur rapes Lucretia who strengthens her alliance with the equally miserable Ilithyia.
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7 Sacramentum Spartacus frees the slaves from a ship at Neapolis...
Spartacus frees the slaves from a ship at Neapolis. Agron chose the ship though and the slaves are all from Germany. They prove unruly and when one of them puts his hands on Naevia, Spartacus kills him. In Capua Glaber has a slave crucified and orders that any who speak the name Spartacus should suffer a similar fate. Gannicus looks on in disgust and is soon told he must join Glaber's cause. Lucretia plots a way for Ilithyia to escape the city and then begs Gannicus to kill Glaber.
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8 Balance Gannicus dumps Ilithyia at Spartacus' feet demandi...
Gannicus dumps Ilithyia at Spartacus' feet demanding that the conflict end here. She tells Spartacus that the child is his though and he stays his hand. Mira tries to kill her for him but Spartacus insists that he isn't like Glaber and won't do it. Instead Lucius volunteers to negotiate with Glaber for some better weapons. Glaber agrees to the exchange but tries to ambush Spartacus. He seems happy to see Ilithyia lost and is enjoying his time with Seppia. Lucretia is outraged to see Ilithyia left to die and so reveals to Seppia what Glaber did to her brother.
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9 Monsters Ilithyia crawls home to Capua and asks Glaber if n...
Ilithyia crawls home to Capua and asks Glaber if no love remains between them. He points out the irony of her asking that and so she plots with Lucretia to have Seppia kill him. Ashur asks Glaber to free him and marry him to Lucretia once they defeat Spartacus. At Vesuvius Spartacus arranges wine and games to mend wounds and bond his army. Varinius arrives from Rome with instructions to take over from Glaber. The assault on the temple begins.
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10 Wrath of the Gods The slaves grow restless on top of Vesuvius and so...
The slaves grow restless on top of Vesuvius and some of the Germans attempt to rush the Romans guarding the pass. Spartacus leads a group to rescue the situation but Mira is killed. Ilithyia travels to the Temple with Lucretia to encourage Glaber to speed things up so that their child could be born in Rome. She also tells lies about Ashur so that Glaber will get rid of him. Ashur is sent up to negotiate with the slaves and Naevia fights and kills him. Spartacus strings vines together and he, Crixus, Agron and Gannicus descend on the Roman camp and attack. They take the Romans by surprise and Spartacus kills Glaber. Ilithyia gives birth at the ludus and Lucretia takes the baby and throws herself off the cliff.
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