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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 »
Born: c. 110 B.C., Thrace
Died: 71 B.C.

Spartacus - Wikipedia

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Spartacus was a Thracian gladiator who, along with the Gauls Crixus, Gannicus, Castus, and Oenomaus, was one of the escaped ...

Biography On Spartacus - Roman Colosseum

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The life and biography of Spartacus can be seen as righteous retribution against the Romans for their love of the cruel sports of the gladiatorial games in the ...

Spartacus - Warrior, Military Leader, Folk Hero - Biography.com

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Spartacus was a Roman slave and gladiator who led a massive revolt against the Roman Empire. Learn more at Biography.com.

Spartacus | Roman gladiator | Britannica.com

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Dec 17, 2014 ... Spartacus, (died 71 bce), leader in the Gladiatorial War (73–71) against Rome. Spartacus, 19th-century illustration. Overview of Spartacus's life, ...

Biography for Kids: Spartacus - Ducksters

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

Spartacus | HistoryNet

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Jul 31, 2006 ... Spartacus summary: Spartacus was a Thracian gladiator. Little is known about his life before he became one of the slave leaders in the Third ...

Spartacus

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Plutarch, Life of Crassus (VIII.2). A Thracian by birth who had been sold as a slave to a gladiatorial school in Capua, Spartacus was one of seventy-eight men  ...

BBC - History - Spartacus

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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 War': Story Of The Real-Life Gladiator : NPR

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Feb 2, 2010 ... The legend of Spartacus has inspired so many fanciful retellings, it's easy to lose track of what actually happened back in 73 BC. In The ...