An accomplished military leader, Spartacus,  led a major slave rebellion against the Roman Republic in the 1st century BC.

Slavery in Ancient Rome (Part two)

For the next 27 years, slave uprisings seemed to be a thing of the past. During this time, however, gladiator games had become one of the more...
Some slaves rather than end their days as gladiators in the arena, chose to commit suicide

Slavery in Ancient Rome (part one)

The history of slavery dates back to a time well before the founding of Rome. Historical records indicate that slavery had been in existence four...