Little is known about Spartacus beyond the events of the war, and surviving
historical accounts are sometimes contradictory and may not always be reliable.
Jul 31, 2006 ... Spartacus. Facts And Information About The Life And History of Spartacus,
Thracian Gladiator Who Led A Slave Rebellion Against The ...
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 ...
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 »
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 ...
Discover facts about Spartacus, the Roman slave and gladiator. Find out why he
has become a modern-day inspirational figure.
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: 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 ...
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 ...