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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.

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

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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 ...

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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.

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Dec 17, 2014 ... Spartacus, (died 71 bce), leader in the Gladiatorial War (73–71) against Rome. Overview of Spartacus's life, including a discussion of the ...

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

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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  ...

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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 ...

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VIOLENCE ENTERS POLITICS: 133 BCE: Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus, a noble plebeian, was elected tribune. He proposed essential land and economic ...

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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 ...