Spartacus works toward securing a bargaining chip to use against the Romans. Crassus comes upon the knowledge that a fellow notable Roman has embarked on his same quest to get the glory of defeating Spartacus.moreless
Tension rises to new levels between Spartacus and his men after the possible infiltration of a Roman spy. Crassus resorts to a long forgotten form of Roman punishment to teach his soldiers a bloody lesson.moreless
When a shortage in supplies has the rebellion about to fail, Spartacus tries his best to give his men hope.
Spartacus has to once again use his leadership skills to convince his band rebels to unite against the Roman assault. Lucretia struggles to get rid of those men standing in the way of her fate.moreless
While Spartacus finds an opportunity to get revenge, Glaber is surrounded by intrigue.
Spartacus and his rebels train hard to keep their new sanctuary safe while Glaber's forces are made stronger with the enlistment of some new deadly recruits. Lucretia and Ilithyia become close again.
In an ironic twist of fate, a gladiator from the house of Batiatus will stand in the way of Spartacus trying to free Crixus from Roman captivity.Ilithyia's scheming puts her marriage to Glaber at risk.moreless
Spartacus seeks the safety of the woods for his surviving men while Crixus finds himself revisiting past horrors. Meanwhile, Lucretia spies Ilithyia's affairs.
Spartacus is forced to mediate when the gladiators are close to divide into groups after news of Naevia's fate reaches them. Lucretia exchanges a long-held secret for some information and an attack puts the rebels at risk.moreless
Under Spartacus' leadership a villa is liberated. Oenomaus, however, decides to throw himself into the brutal pits.Despite his wife's protests Glaber decides to support Lucretia's prophecies.
Spartacus realizes that becoming the leader of a mass of freed slaves can be challenging and he struggles to keep the rebellious group intact when news of Claudius Glaber's arrival in Capua reaches him.moreless
Spartacus plans his vengeance, while good Solonius has his day in the arena. Ashur is honored with a gift that upsets certain people in the ludus, meanwhile, Glaber arrives and is presented with his own surprise.moreless
Crixus is finally cleared to return to training. Spartacus is to fulfill duties as champion by satisfying desires of Licinia, the richest woman in Rome, while Crixus is asked to please Ilithyia.