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Bobby Krivitsky Mr. Golden History 210 December 2, 2011 Spartacus Born a Thracian, Spartacus lived from one hundred and nine BCE to seventy-one BCE. At one point in time, Spartacus had served as a soldier with the Romans, however, since then he had been a prisoner and sold for a gladiator. Spartacus was then put in to the gladiatorial training school in Capua 1 . However, in attempt to escape from the school, Spartacus successfully convinced approximately seventy of his fellow comrades to attack the guards in an effort for freedom. Armed with clubs and daggers, Spartacus and his men overtook the guards and were able to successfully flea. The group took refuge on Mount Vesuvius and while up there, many fugitive slaves and the occasional freemen from the fields, joined Spartacus and his army. Now that the group had grown in numbers, Spartacus and his men began ransacking the neighboring areas 1 . Spartacus had two subordinate officers, gladiators by the names of Oenomaus and Crixus. As he impartially divided the plunder, Spartacus’s army began to grow. However, soon they would be tested. Varinius Glaber was first sent against Spartacus and his men,
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