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Spartacus and the Slave War 73-71 BC: A Gladiator Rebels Against Rome

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This Osprey Campaign title brings to life the story of Rome's most famous revolt, the Slave War (73-71 BC), and the ex-gladiator who led it.In the year 73 BC, the Thracian Spartacus broke out of the gladiatorial training school at Capua in Campainia. A charismatic leader, Spartacus formed an army of runaway slaves and people with little to lose, and defeated the Roman troops under the praetor C. Claudius Glaber. With this minor victory, Spartacus' army swelled to 70,000 and rampaged throughout Campania assaulting a number ...

Spartacus and the Slave War 73-71 BC: A Gladiator Rebels Against Rome 2009, Osprey Publishing (UK), Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9781846033537

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