# Similar TV Shows Like Spartacus: Gods of the Arena (2011)
Released: 4 September 2011 (Japan)
Runtime: 55 Min
Genres: Action | Adventure | Biography | Drama | History | Romance
Writers: Steven S. Deknight
Actors: John Hannah , Manu Bennett , Peter Mensah
Language: English, Assyrian Neo-Aramaic
In the time before the arrival of Spartacus, the House of Batiatus faces many challenges from competitors, and within its own household.
Before Spartacus struck down his first opponent in the arena, there were many gladiators who passed through the gates onto the sand.’Spartacus: Gods of the Arena’ tells the story of the original Champion of the House of Batiatus: Gannicus, in a more ruthless time before Spartacus’ arrival where honor was just finding its way into the arena.