Spartacus was a Thracian gladiator who, along with the Gauls Crixus, Oenomaus
, Castus and ..... Translated by R. Warner. (London: Penguin Books, 1972), with
special emphasis placed on "The Life...
Dec 17, 2014 ... Leader in the Gladiatorial War (73–71) against Rome. A Thracian by birth,
Spartacus served in the Roman Army, perhaps deserted, led bandit ...
Spartacus was a Roman slave and gladiator who led a massive revolt against the
Roman Empire. Learn more at Biography.com.
Not a lot is known about Spartacus' early life. He was a Thracian who joined the
Roman army as a young man. However, things didn't work out. He tried to leave ...
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 ...
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
Sep 17, 2013 ... Spartacus was a gladiator who led a slave revolt against the Romans. While he is
a ... In his military life he was even more ruthless. Among his ...
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 ...
Spartacus was the leader of an army of runaway slaves that shook Italy in 73-71
BCE ... Here, we find the story by Plutarch of Chaeronea (Life of Crassus, 8-11).
Spartacus: leader of an army of runaway slaves that shook Italy in 73-71 BCE. ...
in his Life of Crassus (text), and one generation later, Appian told the story in his