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Little is known about Spartacus beyond the events of the war, and surviving historical accounts are sometimes contradictory and may not always be reliable.

Spartacus - History Net


Jul 31, 2006 ... Spartacus. Facts And Information About The Life And History of Spartacus, Thracian Gladiator Who Led A Slave Rebellion Against The ...

Historical Background for Spartacus - VRoma


Sulla marched his legions into Rome itself to enforce his appointment and to stop the reform legislation of the populares; this was the first time in history that a ...

Spartacus had been born in Thrace and received training in a Roman army, probably as an auxiliary, before becoming a slave. He was sold, in 73 B.C., into the service of Lentulus Batiates, a man who taught at a ludus for gladiators in Capua, twenty miles from Vesuivus. ... More »
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Spartacus: History of Gladiator Revolt Leader - LiveScience


Sep 17, 2013 ... Spartacus was a Thracian gladiator who led a slave revolt with an army numbering in the tens of thousands. He defeated Roman forces over ...

BBC - History - Spartacus


Discover facts about Spartacus, the Roman slave and gladiator. Find out why he has become a modern-day inspirational figure.

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


Feb 2, 2010 ... In The Spartacus War, Barry Strauss gives a historical account of the charismatic rebel who inspired a slave revolt against Rome.

Spartacus - Livius


Spartacus: leader of an army of runaway slaves that shook Italy in 73-71 BCE. ... and one generation later, Appian told the story in his History of the Civil wars ...

The legendary Spartacus: Gladiator and leader of slaves against the ...


Nov 16, 2014 ... Spartacus' story begins in Thrace, a region to the north of Greece, the west of Italy , and to the south of the Celtic tribes. His exact beginnings are ...

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Q: Here are the questions: 1.what important things did he do? Histor...
A: 1: He led a slave uprising in Italy against the Romans (known as the Third Servile War) 2: Organizing slaves into an effective military;organizing food and disc... Read More »
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Q: Who was Spartacus in ancient history?
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Q: How did spartacus change history?
A: Spartacus was a former slave. Some were treated better than others. Spartacus was not treated well. So he lead one ofd the biggest slave revolts yet the Roman a... Read More »
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Q: Why was Spartacus the gladiator important in history?
A: Spartacus symbolized the potential any man has to resist those who would oppress those who would be free ; he was an early example of the rebel fighting for his... Read More »
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Q: Spartacus/Roman History.
A: Hi there, Rome is built along the Tiber river. Virgil's Aeneid is often compared and somewhat based on Homer's Illiad and Odyssey. Rome had a number of rivals i... Read More »
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