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...
Spartacus. Tod des Spartacus by Hermann Vogel.jpg. The Death of Spartacus by
Hermann Vogel (1882). Rebel slave leader. Personal details. Born, 111 BC
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 ...
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 »
Statue of Spartacus at the Louvre Photo by: Denis Foyatier, Creative Commons
Colosseum History Facts Location.
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
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 ...
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 ...