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Spartacus

     
Spartacus
(died 71 BC) a Roman gladiator (=a man who fought against other men or wild animals to entertain people), who led a large army of slaves in a revolt against their Roman owners. Eventually they were defeated by Roman armies, and many of them were killed by being crucified.

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