Thracian gladiator who led a slave uprising against the Roman Republic
Spartacus (circa 120 BC – circa 70 BC, at the end of the Third Servile War), according to Roman historians, was a gladiator-slave who became the leader of an unsuccessful slave uprising against the Roman Republic.
- (Russian) Валентин Лесков. Спартак. М.: Молодая гвардия, 1987