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Barry Strauss, professor of history and classics at Cornell University, is a leading expert on ancient military history. He has written or edited eight books, most recently the highly praised The Battle of Salamis. Visit him at

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Spartacus, -- d. 71 B.C.
Gladiators -- Rome -- Biography.
Slaves -- Rome -- Biography.
Slave insurrections -- Rome
Rome -- History -- Servile Wars, 135-71 B.C.
Spartacus, -- d. 71 B.C. -- Influence.