Spartacus (Google eBook)
The slave and gladiator Spartacus has been the subject of myth-making in his own time and of movie-making in ours. Aldo Schiavone brings him squarely into the arena of serious history. Spartacus emerges here as the commander of an army, whose aim was to incite Italy to revolt against Rome and to strike at the very heart of the imperial system.
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Review: SpartacusUser Review - EM Powell - Goodreads
We've probably all heard of the legend of Spartacus, the brave slave who stood up to the might of the Roman Empire and paid for his rebellion with his life. Schiavone's book takes on that legend and ... Read full review
Review: SpartacusUser Review - Enka-Candler Library - Goodreads
A small, but dense, examination of the life of the famed gladiator. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that most of the stuff in the TV series is actually based on fact. I do have to say that it wasn ... Read full review