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Spar·ta·cus(spär′tə-kəs) Died 71 bc.
Thracian gladiator who led a slave revolt in Italy (73-71). He defeated Roman armies in southern Italy, but his forces were crushed at Lucania (71), where Spartacus was killed and many of his troops were crucified.
(Biography) died 71 bc, Thracian slave, who led an ultimately unsuccessful revolt of gladiators against Rome (73–71 bc)
Spar•ta•cus(ˈspɑr tə kəs)
died 71 B.C., Thracian slave, gladiator, and insurrectionist against Rome.