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Posted on Feb 10, 2008 in History News

Crassus vs. Spartacus

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Crassus vs. Spartacus (Military History Podcast)

Crassus was the wealthiest man in Rome. Before he joined the First Triumvirate with Pompey and Caesar, he struggled to make a name for himself. His big break came with the outbreak of the Third Servile War, when Spartacus led a slave rebellion throughout the Italian Peninsula.