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For two glorious years in ancient Rome, the rebel leader Spartacus led an army of slaves that defeated Roman legions and threatened the prestige of Rome itself. Spartacus was not born a slave; he was a freeborn man from Thrace, who was possibly a deserter... More »
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Spartacus. Tod des Spartacus by Hermann Vogel.jpg. The Death of Spartacus by Hermann Vogel (1882). Rebel slave leader. Personal details. Born, 111 BC

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Encyclopedia of World Biography The Columbia Encyclopedia,. ... Spartacus ( died 71 B.C.) was a Thracian gladiator who led a slave war in Italy against the ...

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Jul 31, 2006 ... Facts And Information About The Life And History of Spartacus, Thracian Gladiator Who Led A Slave ... Spartacus Facts. Born. 109 BC ...
While flattered, I had to decline. Barry Strauss has traveled the Campanian path the rebels took when they started a revolt that thwarted Rome from 73-71 B.C. The geography of Italy is almost as important a character as Spartacus in Strauss' version of the most famous ... More »
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Spartacus Biography – The Gladiator That Led the Roman Slaves

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Biography About Spartacus

the life and biography about Spartacus. ... Spartacus was trained at the gladiatorial school (ludo) near Capua, belonging to Lentulus Batiatus. In 73 BC ...


A Thracian by birth who had been sold as a slave to a gladiatorial school in Capua, Spartacus was one of seventy-eight men who escaped and took refuge in  ...

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Little is known of the early years of Spartacus. He is thought to have been born in Thrace (modern day Balkan region) and it has been suggested he was in the ...

Spartacus - Fun History Facts For Kids - History for Kids

Biography: Spartacus was a Thracian man known for his involvement in the slave uprising or The Third Servile War (73-71 BC). Details about his early life are at ...

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Biography On Spartacus - Roman Colosseum

Biography On Spartacus! Visit the Romans site for interesting history, facts and information about Biography On Spartacus. History, facts and information about ...

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Dec 17, 2014 ... A Thracian by birth, Spartacus served in the Roman Army, perhaps deserted, led bandit raids, and was caught and sold as a slave....

Spartacus Biography (Slave/Soldier) - Infoplease

Biography of Spartacus, The gladiator who led a slave army against the legions of Rome.

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Kids learn about the biography of Spartacus from Ancient Rome. Gladiator who led a slave revolt.