The Spartacus War
The story of the most famous revolt of the ancient world, and its legendary leader, Spartacus the Gladiator.
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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Could Possibly Maybe ProbablyUser Review - KrisK - Borders
Poor Barry Strauss. He must have been pretty mad when he decided to undertake the writing of this book. Each page of 'The Spartacus War' is ripe with words and phrases like, 'Spartacus might have done ... Read full review
Review: The Spartacus WarUser Review - Clayton Tune - Goodreads
Excellent account of events with such little evidence. I dont mean the author didnt cite evidence, I mean that with Spartacus... there's just not much evidence. He did very well with what he had ... Read full review