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eBook À The Spartacus War 264 pages Download ´ An authoritative account from an expert author The Spartacus War is the first popular history of the revolt in EnglishThe Spartacus War is the extraordinary story of the most famous slave rebellion in the ancient world the fascinating true story behind a legend that has been the inspiratiAn authoritative account from an expert author The Spartacus War is the first popular history of the revolt in EnglishThe Spartacus War is the extraordinary story of the most famous slave rebellion in the ancient world the fascinating true story behind a legend that has been the inspiration for novelists filmmakers and revolutionaries for 2000 years Starting with only seventy four men a gladiator named Spartacus incited a rebellion that threatened Rome itself With his fellow gladiators Spartacus built an army of 60000 soldiers and controlled the southern Italian cou Revised reviewThis book is not uite an academic treatise and not uite a popul

eBook ✓ The Spartacus War å Barry S. Strauss

Ntryside A charismatic leader he used religion to win support An ex soldier in the Roman army Spartacus excelled in combat He defeated nine Roman armies and kept Rome at bay for two years before he was defeated After his final battle 6000 of his followers were captured and crucified along Rome's main southern highwayThe Spartacus War is the dramatic and factual account of one of history's great rebellions Spartacus was beaten by a Roman general Crassus who had learned how to defeat an insurgency But the rebels were partly to blame for their failure Their army was la Well written speculation about Spartacus painting a picture of him that's hone

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The Spartacus WarRge and often undisciplined; the many ethnic groups within it freuently uarreled over leadership No single leader not even Spartacus could keep them all in line And when faced with a choice between escaping to freedom and looting the rebels chose wealth over liberty risking an eventual confrontation with Rome's most powerful forcesThe result of years of research The Spartacus War is based not only on written documents but also on archaeological evidence historical reconstruction and the author's extensive travels in the Italian countryside that Spartacus once conuer This book is speculative history The sources for the person Spartacus and for