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 - Rob - Goodreads
A clear and honest look at Spartacus and the slave revolt he led. Strauss provides excellent history and research but the book reads quickly and is fast paced. Great read. Read full review