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Did Julius Caesar really get raped by the son of Crassus?

In Spartacus: War of the Damned Episode 8, Tiberius Licinius Crassus raped Julius Caesar to show him his place. Is this event really based on history or was it only done to achieve dramatical effect?
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Did Tiberius have romantic feelings towards Sabinus?

In Spartacus: War of the Damned Episode 5, Tiberius was devastated by the participating on killing his own friend Sabinus. And he raped Kore by saying this line for his dad: He took something from ...
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What happened to the gladiators that survived in the final battle in the final episode of Spartacus?

When Spartacus died during the final battle in the final episode then what happened to the gladiators who were left? Did they continue the fight or did they just run?
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Were African people common in Rome during gladiator fights?

In the Spartacus series there are some African actors playing gladiators, especially Peter Mensah as Oenomaus (Batiatus' doctore). He has done a great job but my question is, were African people that ...
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Why did Ashur face Spartacus's gladiator army alone?

Why did Ashur take such a foolish risk facing Spartacus's army all alone, resulting in his death at the hands of Naevia? It should have been so easy for him to run away. Why follow Glaber's commands ...
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Why did Lucretia help Gannicus by giving him Ilithyia's information?

Why did Lucretia help Gannicus in the kidnapping of Ilithyia by giving him information about her departure? Lucretia hates Ilithyia, but still why does she help Gannicus? She is even telling Gaius ...
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In Spartacus, can gladiators break a Roman formation?

In the series Spartacus, season 3 episode 6, it appears that a small group of 3-4 gladiators (with just swords) manages to break a tight wall formation of 6-8 Romans attacking them with roman shields, ...
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How historically accurate is the TV series Spartacus?

I've recently started watching the Spartacus (just finished Blood and Sand and Gods of the Arena, currently watching Vengeance) and the events described seemed rather exaggerated. While it doesn't ...