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.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 256 pages, maps
- Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
- Publication Date: 01/03/2010
- Category: Classical history / classical civilisation
- ISBN: 9780753826980