Spartacus in Wikipedia
Spartacus ( Greek: Σπάρτακος; Latin: Spartacus) (c. 109–71
BC) was the most notable leader of the slaves in the Third
Servile War, a major slave uprising against the Roman
Republic. Little is known about Spartacus beyond the events of
the war, and surviving historical accounts are sometimes
contradictory and may not always be reliable.
Spartacus' struggle, often seen as oppressed people fighting
for their freedom against a slave-owning aristocracy, has
found new meaning for modern writers since the 19th century.
The rebellion of Spartacus has proven inspirational to many
modern literary and political writers, making Spartacus a folk
hero among cultures both ancient and modern...