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    Spartacus

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    Spartacus Spartacus is a historical epic film showing the rise and fall of a slave revolt in the Roman Empire. The film follows the life of the Thracian slave, Spartacus, from his purchase by a trainer of gladiators and his leadership of the revolt to the climactic battle with the Roman Army and his eventual crucifixion at the order of Crassus. The Film stars Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Charles Laughton and a host of other stars. The film was released in 1960, and it won four Oscars. The film

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    Spartacus Research Paper

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    Have you ever sat and wondered, how did Spartacus rebel against Italy? Stated here is everything you need to know about the great warrior Spartacus! Spartacus was a great warrior born in Thrace at about c109 BC. Thrace was in northern Greece, and an enemy of Rome. Although not much is known about his early life it is known that he served as a support either with or against Rome. Spartacus deserted Rome and was charged with crime, his punishment was that he would be sold as a slave to a man named

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    The Spartacus War

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    The book The Spartacus War by Barry Strauss is an in depth look at one of Roman history’s most legendary events, the gladiator revolt led by Spartacus. Spartacus has become a legend, creating a storyline that has inspired many movies and television shows, such as Stanley Kubrick’s epic Spartacus in 1960, starring the legendary Kirk Douglas. Spartacus has inspired a perfect mix of men over time with various backgrounds and beliefs, from Stalin and Marx, to Voltaire, and even to Ronald Reagan. How

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    Stanley Kubick's Spartacus In the 1960 film Spartacus, directed by Stanley Kubrick, the character called Spartacus is depicted as a revolutionary who leads an army of slaves against the oppressive forces of Rome during

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    Essay On Gladiators

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    charge of their precise group. The gladiator’s appearance depended on if they were fighting that day. If a gladiator wasn’t fighting, they ... ... middle of paper ... ...tacus was tracked down by Marcus Licinius Crassus, the new Roman commander. Spartacus died in 71 B.C. during battle. He was looked at as a rebellious and strong figure to everyone in Rome. The gladiator of Ancient Rome had a hard life. They spent most of their days training to fight in the games. They had to wear the heavy armor when

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    Famous Slave Revolts

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    everyday life of an African American back in the day. But when you hear about the topic of slavery, you might think about Nat Turner, Spartacus, or you might not. Any way, in this paper I’m going to answer the question that I want answered. And that question is: what were some famous slave revolts? Some famous slave revolts were: Nat Turner’s rebellion, Spartacus and the Third Servile War, and the Baptist Wat. I’m going to explain Nat Turner’s rebellion first. Nat Turner lead one of the most famous

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    The Problem with Exams June first--the last exam is today. There has been one exam every day since Monday, which seems as if it was an eternity ago. Every class at school requires homework, quizzes, tests, and finally, a final exam. We take exams to prove ourselves--to prove we have advanced our education during the past nine months. In one and a half to two and a half hours, nine months of homework, quizzes and tests must be summed up. How are the nine months summed up? Usually by a series

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    Pompey the Great

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    defeated the followers of Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, a one-time Sulla partisan, whom he drove out of Italy, and destroyed the Marian army in Spain in 76 up to71 bc. Returning to Italy, Pompey brought an end to the civil War instigated by the slave Spartacus. He was now the idol of the people and was elected consul for the year 70 bc, serving with Marcus Licinius Crassus. In 67-66 bc, Pompey got rid of the pirates in the Mediterranean Sea of and was then given control of the provinces in the east

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    Pompey

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    Pompey and Marcus Crassus, moved to leading military positions in the seventies.                                                   Crassus and Pompey fought together in a battle against a Marian rebel, Quintus Sertorius, and a slave rebellion lead by Spartacus in Italy. They returned, having won, in 71 BC. Pompey then spent time campaigning successfully in Rome before he was elected to consul, with Marcus Crassus for the year 70 BC.                                   After Pompey served his time on Consul

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    Pompey The Great

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    Pompey The Great Pompey was a Roman general and political leader. He was a member of the first Triumvirate with Julius Caesar and Marcus Crassus, but later became Caesar's enemy. Pompey was born September 30, 106 B.C. His first important military experiences were in the Social war during which his father Pompeius Strabo, taught Pompey his military skills. Pompey distinguished himself in the civil war between Lucies Sulla and Gaius Marius. Pompey raised his own army in Picenum. He did such a good

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