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Spartacus (Greek: Σπάρτακος Spártakos; Laitin: Spartacus;[1] c. 111–71 BC) wis a Thracian gladiator wha, alang wi the Gauls Crixus, Gannicus, Castus, an Oenomaus, wis ane o the escaped sclave leaders in the Third Servile War, a major sclave uprisin against the Roman Republic.

Tod des Spartacus by Hermann Vogel.jpg
The Daith o Spartacus bi Hermann Vogel (1882)
Rebel sclave leader
Personal details
Born c. 111 BC
The aurie aroond the middlin coorse o the Strymon
(the modren-day Struma river, Bulgarie)
Dee'd 71 BC
Battlefield near Petelia
(modren-day Strongoli, Calabrie, Italy)
Naitionality Thracian
Militar service
Battles/wars Third Servile War


  1. "M. Tullius Cicero". Retrieved 24 February 2013.