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I hear Lesley-Ann Brandt, who played Naevia, body slave to Lucretia (Lucy Lawless) and lover of Crixus (Manu Bennett) on the first season of. Naevia. Gods of the Arena; Blood and Sand; Vengeance; War of the Damned . In a call back to their first meeting, Naevia remarks to Crixus, "You were right. 'Spartacus: War of the Damned' honors the fallen with its ninth and Naevia, passing out atop her horse, and carrying the head of Crixus! Crassus balks at the idea that he would meet up with the man alone. The first Roman refuses to fight as ordered, causing Spartacus to slit his throat immediately.
With these early successes, thousands of fellow slaves swarmed to their ranks, until their numbers swelled to perhaps as many asFor reasons that are unclear, Crixus and about 30, followers appear to have separated from Spartacus and the main body of escaped slaves toward the end of 73 BC. Contemporary historians have theorized two possible reasons for the split. One theory proposes that Crixus and his followers were intent on plundering the Roman countryside and, perhaps, marching on Rome, while Spartacus and his followers wanted to cross the Alps to reach Gaul and freedom.
A second theory is that the split had strategic value and was planned by Spartacus and Crixus as a way to further their strategic goals. Crixus, who is said to have fought bravely in a losing effort, was killed in the conflict. Spartacus, on hearing of the defeat of Crixus and his forces, held mock gladiatorial games, in which he forced captured Roman soldiers to fight to the death.Crixus & Naevia from Spartacus - undefeated: love beyond death
Either or Romans were sacrificed in Crixus' honor. Crixus was played by Manu Bennett in the Starz television series Spartacus: Blood and Sand the prequel Spartacus: Gods of the Arena and sequels Spartacus: Gannicus manages to wound Caesar in their fight, but is surrounded and captured by Caesar's soldiers before he can finish him off. Spartacus kills a group of Roman soldiers along with their commander before finally engaging Crassus in a brutal battle.
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Spartacus manages to defeat Crassus after the two exchange severe blows, but is mortally wounded by three Roman soldiers who appear behind him and impale him with spears. Agron then arrives and kills the Romans carries Spartacus away from the battlefield.
Pompey arrives at the end of the battle and steals credit for defeating Spartacus. Gannicus and all of the rebel prisoners are crucified and he dies remembering his glory in the arena as the Champion of Capua.
He also sees the spirit of Oenomaius, smiling as he awaits his friend to join him in the afterlife.
Crassus is forced to have Kore crucified next to Gannicus as she was known to have joined the rebels, although he forgives her for killing his son. The victorious Crassus, Caesar and Pompey return to Rome in triumph where seeds of a power struggle between all three of them begin to take form along with the plans for the First Triumvirate.
Spartacus dies in Agron's arms after stating that despite losing the war, the greatest victory he has is to depart from this life a free man. In the final scene, Laeta, Sibyl and Nasir join Agron, one of the only remaining gladiators from the House of Batiatus and the only surviving rebel generalas the few dozen survivors of the defeated rebel army march on to start a new life.
Spartacus: War of the Damned - Is Naevia Manipulating Crixus?
Spartacus, his true name having never been revealed, is buried in a grave which is marked by a shield with the fated Red Serpent upon it. The series ends by showing the title character as portrayed by Andy Whitfieldstanding victorious in the arena, proclaiming "I am Spartacus!
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