Agron's group allowed Spartacus to escape. They find refuge in an abandoned temple with its resident, embittered Roman citizen Lucius Caelius, who hates the republic since Sulla killed his loved ones. Hearing Varinius is to preside over major games in Capua, to culminate in the pseudo-execution of Crixus and two other captives, Spartacus is determined to free them and take revenge on Glaber. Meanwhile, senator Albinius agrees to let Ilithyia divorce and remarry Varinius. Lucretia helps her to an abortion potion, but Glaber finds out.
Did You Know?
Gannicus' short backstory upon returning to Capua hints at his fighting as gladiator to make his living, despite being free from slavery. Historically speaking, roughly 40% of the gladiators who fought in Rome were free men as the trade was not quite as dangerous as the show portrays. See more
Ilithyia didn't need to conspire with her father to gain a divorce from Glaber, Roman aristocrats of that period engaged in 'Free Marriage' and either party could end it at any time. She was perfectly within her rights to just tell him he was divorced. See more