Quintus Lentulus Batiatus was one of the most hated (and loved) characters in the Spartacus series, but what few people know is that Lentulus Batiatus really existed, learn more about this icon in history.
Who Was Spartacus in Real Life
THE START OF SPARTACUS:
The ancient authors say of him:
- Plutarch: "He was an intelligent and cultured man, more Hellenic than barbaric"
- Floro: "Mercenary of Thrace, admitted to our army, defector soldier, bandit promoted to gladiator by his strength"
SPARTACUS WAS A LEADER:
1 ° BATTLE: GLADIATORS VS ROME:
2 ° BATTLE: GLABRO + VARINIUS:
ROMAN CONSULS FAIL:
MARCUS CRASSUS STAYED WITH THE TASK:
SPARTACUS WAS A GREAT GENERAL
THE END OF SPARTACUS:
"If I am defeated in this fight, he will be of no use to me. And if I am victorious, many of them, beautiful and excellent, will have enemies at my disposal."
POMPEY GOT CREDIT:
AND THERE, THE STORY OF THE SERIES IS WELL SIMILAR, DIDN'T YOU FIND?
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