The Spartacus War
Spartacus was a Thracian gladiator who started a prison breakout with 74 men, armed with kitchen knives. It grew into a full scale rebellion against Rome, the most famous slave revolt in history. With an army of gladiators, ex-slaves and other desperadoes, he managed to defeat a succession of Roman armies and bring the Republic to its knees.
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Review: The Spartacus WarUser Review - Alger - Goodreads
My primary disappointment with this book is the lack of new information or an improved timeline. I cannot fault Strauss for admitting when some crucial fact is simply unknown, and there are many key ... Read full review
Review: The Spartacus WarUser Review - Peter Glassborow - Goodreads
A history book not filled with boring dates etc. Instead the author describes life during the great slave revolt led by Spartacus and brings the era very much alive. Read full review