was killed in battle
at about 40 years old.
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...
The Roman essayist Plutarch describes Spartacus as "a Thracian of Nomadic
stock", ... more and more slaves flocked to the Spartacan forces, as did "many of
the ... Plutarch, Appian an...
Jul 31, 2006 ... Initially, Rome did not regard the slave army as a serious force and did ...... did
these veryt skilled leader as Spartacus was is how did he died or ...
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Spartacus died in Lucania during the battle at the river Silarus which involved ...
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 ...
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 ...
Discover facts about Spartacus, the Roman slave and gladiator. Find out why he
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orders of his Dominus who had promised to return his wife ...
He also attempted sweeping economic reforms. Opposition between his
followers and the Senate broke into riots and bloodshed, and he died in the
When Sura dies in his arms, Spartacus has to find new meaning in life and finds it
..... from her son, so that he will not die because of him, as she and Varro did.