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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... More »
Born: c. 110 B.C., Thrace
Died: 71 B.C.

Spartacus - Wikipedia

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Spartacus was a Thracian gladiator who, along with the Gauls Crixus, Gannicus, Castus, and Oenomaus, was one of the escaped ...

Biography On Spartacus - Roman Colosseum

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Biography On Spartacus! Visit the Romans site for interesting history, facts and information about Biography On Spartacus. History, facts and information about ...

Spartacus - Warrior, Military Leader, Folk Hero - Biography.com

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Spartacus was a Roman slave and gladiator who led a massive revolt against the Roman Empire. Learn more at Biography.com.

Spartacus | Roman gladiator | Britannica.com

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Dec 17, 2014 ... A Thracian by birth, Spartacus served in the Roman Army, perhaps deserted, led ... Overview of Spartacus's life, including a discussion of the ...

Biography for Kids: Spartacus - Ducksters

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Kids learn about the biography of Spartacus from Ancient Rome. Gladiator who led a slave revolt.

Historical Background for Spartacus - VRoma

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VIOLENCE ENTERS POLITICS: 133 BCE: Tiberius Sempronius Gracchus, a noble plebeian, was elected tribune. He proposed essential land and economic ...

Biography About Spartacus

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the life and biography about Spartacus. ... In 73 BC, Spartacus and some 70 followers escaped from the gladiator school of Lentulus Batiatus. Seizing the knives ...

Spartacus

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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  ...

Spartacus | HistoryNet

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Jul 31, 2006 ... Spartacus summary: Spartacus was a Thracian gladiator. Little is known about his life before he became one of the slave leaders in the Third ...