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 was a Thracian gladiator who, along with the Gauls Crixus, Gannicus,
Castus, and .... With these successes, more and more slaves flocked to the
Spartacan forces, as did "many of the h...
Dec 19, 2012 ... I loved the last season of the Starz series Spartacus. They did an excellent job of
staying true to the historical story. There's a bit of a mystery ...
Spartacus (died 71 B.C.) was a Thracian gladiator who led a slave war in Italy
against the Romans. He plundered most of Italy before being defeated and killed
How Did Spartacus Die? Again we have conflicting historical information. Unlike
the movie, it is believed that he died in battle as opposed to being crucified.
Jul 31, 2006 ... Initially, Rome did not regard the slave army as a serious force and did ...... While
several of the Roman Historians state how Spartacus died, ...
Discover facts about Spartacus, the Roman slave and gladiator. Find out why he
has ... Spartacus (died 71 BC) ... Little is known of the early years of Spartacus.
Sep 17, 2013 ... On their way, Spartacus and his co-leaders, Crixus and Oenomaus, raided for
supplies and recruited slaves in the countryside. Rome did not ...
While they did manage to escape, Spartacus lost a tenth of his army, or nearly
12,000 men. Free from Crassus' siege, Spartacus moved towards Brundisium, ...
Apr 12, 2013 ... The epic Spartacus finale brought the expected bloodshed, but also tears. ... We
wish it all could have gone differently, but Liam did a fantastic job ... the option of
slipping away with 30 of his men, but everyone else will die.