Spartacus: Gods of the Arena is a television miniseries broadcast by American cable TV Starz, as a prequel to Spartacus, which premiered January 21, 2011. The series follows the character Gannicus (Dustin Clare), the first gladiator representing Lentulus Batiatus to become Champion of Capua.
Created by Steven S. DeKnight. With John Hannah, Manu Bennett, Peter Mensah, Dustin Clare. In the time before the arrival of Spartacus, the House of Batiatus