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Batiatus seeks vengeance for all that has befallen him and retains his gladiators and Solonius in the cause. The opening of the new arena arrives, promising a spectacle of combat and blood.

Source: Starz

Episode Info

Episode number: 1x6
Airdate: Friday February 25th, 2011

Alternate Airdates:

UK (sky 1) Apr 25, 2011
NL (RTL 5) May 01, 2011

  • Currently 9.8/10
9.8/10 (5 Votes cast)
Guest Stars
Andrew Laing
As Sextus
Antonio Te Maioho
As Barca
Craig Walsh Wrightson
As Solonius (as Craig Walsh-Wrightson)
Gareth Williams (2)
As Vettius
Ioane King
As Rhaskos
Jason Hood
As Cossutius
Jeffrey Thomas
As Titus
Jessica Grace Smith
As Diona
Lesley-Ann Brandt
As Naevia
Peter Feeney
As Varus
Raycho Vasilev
As Gnaeus
Shane Rangi
As Dagan
Stephen Lovatt
As Tullius
Vincent Roxburgh
As Duratius
Joel Oliver
As Caburus

Andy Whitfield
voiced Spartacus
Main Cast
John Hannah
As Batiatus
Manu Bennett
As Crixus
Peter Mensah
As Oenomaus
Dustin Clare
As Gannicus
Nick Tarabay
As Ashur
Lucy Lawless
As Lucretia


The finale of Spartacus Gods of the Arena opens with Batiatus looking at his dead father, Titus. The magistrate comes in and gives his condolences. Lucretia walks up to him and tells that it is an honor to have condolence from the magistrate. Solonius comes up and tells that they have an unexpected guest. It is Vettius. He comes and is civil for a moment and tells that Tullius had a contract of sale for Gannicus. Batiatus tells that Gannicus is not going to be sold to him. Gannicus goes into the cell of Oenomaus and sees him praying. He tells that Melitta’s body is to be buried in the ground as is custom. Gannicus tells that Melitta was above everyone around her and tells that he is nothing to her. Oenomaus tells that Melitta loved Gannicus like a brother. He walks away...

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Other Episode Crew

CreatorSteven S. DeKnight
Executive ProducerSteven S. DeKnight  |  Joshua Donen  |  Rob Tapert  |  Sam Raimi
ProducerChloe Smith  |  Rick Jacobson
Co-ProducerCharles Knight (2)  |  Aaron Lam  |  Maurissa Tancharoen  |  Jed Whedon  |  Brent Fletcher
Associate ProducerPaul Grinder  |  Moira Grant
Production DesignerIain Aitken
EditorBryan Shaw
CastingFaith Martin  |  Annabel Lomas  |  Paul Weber
Line ProducerKeith Mackenzie
First Assistant DirectorHamish Gough
Music EditorJason Smith (3)
Costume DesignerBarbara Darragh
Set DesignerNick Connor
Script SupervisorMonique Knight  |  Di Moffatt
Production CoordinatorHelen Urban  |  Kylie Gaudin
Script CoordinatorMark Leitner
Assistant EditorDaisy Lawless  |  Francis Wheeler
Director of PhotographyJohn Cavill
Story EditorAaron Helbing  |  Todd Helbing  |  Misha Green
Stunt CoordinatorTim Wong  |  Paul Shapcott  |  Shane Dawson
Sound MixerDavid Madigan
Executive Story EditorSeamus Kevin Fahey
Costume SupervisorAlice Baker
Boom OperatorCorrin Ellingford
"A" Camera OperatorCameron McLean
Music ComposerJoseph Loduca
"B" Camera OperatorTodd Bilton  |  Brenden Holster
Make-up DesignerJane O'Kane
Makeup & Hair SupervisorVinnie Smith
Prosthetics DesignerJane O'Kane
Executive Visual Effects SupervisorCharlie McClellan
Warning: Spartacus: Gods of the Arena season 1 episode 6 guide may contain spoilers
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