Spartacus summary: Spartacus was a Thracian gladiator. Little is known about his life before he became one of the slave leaders in the Third. Today we know very little about Spartacus the man – partly because contemporary Roman historians were keen not to eulogise his successes. This of course is. Historically very little is known about Spartacus. We know that he came from Thrace, a land north of Greece, that he once fought in the Roman legions and that. Ein Angebot von WELT und N Britische Archäologen haben vor den Toren Roms ein kleines Kolosseum für nahezu Zuschauer entdeckt. He is a strong protagonist in his own right, but helps to balance Spartacus. How Spartacus came to become one of them is one of the many mysteries of his life up for debate. Denn ohne die Arbeit der Sklaven war sie nicht denkbar. So on to Spartacus. Jun 29, Dawn rated it liked it Shelves: Personally I could have done without the sexual violation scenes, but I understand it was intended to develop plot and character. Now he is considered her most dangerous enemy. Fronto is about to discover that politics can be as dangerous as battle, that old enemies can be trusted more than new friends, and that standing close to such a shining figure as Caesar, even the most ethical of men risk being burned. Davis II Quintus was once Rome's greatest hero. Thrace is current Bulgaria, the valley of thracian kings is in the very center of the country. The author takes the view that a lot of the slaves were just in the rebellion for plunder and Crixus is one of these. There are violent scenes though not at all unnecessary or gross and rape scenes and profanity is prevalent throughout, so you should know what you're getting into if you read this book. In his afterword, author Ben Kane explains that he DID take some liberties with the story since only about words survive about history as far as Spartacus is concerned. The new insurrection threatened Rome itself, a city where a great percentage of the inhabitants were slaves. He had all the qualities to become a leader of an uprising. Posted 13 October at Stanley Kubrick isn't Italian, nor is Kirk Douglas or Jean Simmons yet they went ahead and "told a tale" of Spartacus. Not to be confused with Spartocus or Sportacus. Published 1 year ago by paul. I was looking for another male HF authors who could write epic battle linux online games after reading and enjoying David Gemmell's Troy series, and thus decided to give Spartacus a try. Published 1 year ago by Thomas M Hopkins. Flip to back Flip to. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.