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 - Naomi P - Goodreads
Spartacus is my all-time favorite historical figure which is why I'm a huge fan of the recently concluded Starz tv series based on his life. We all know that Ancient Rome wouldn't exist if it wasn't ... Read full review