On the Spartacus Road by Peter Stothard
A Spectacular Journey Through Ancient Italy

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Peter Stothard retraces the steps of Spartacus and his slave army through Italy, interspersing narrative and analysis of the rebellion with modern travelogue.

About Peter Stothard

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Peter Stothard was editor of The Times from 1992 to 2002, the period of its greatest commercial success for a century, and is currently editor of the Times Literary Supplement. He was knighted for his services to newspapers in 2003. He has written extensively on politics and literature.
Published March 1, 2010 by Harper Press. 368 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Travel.

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He follows Spartacus, escaped Thracian gladiator and leader of an army of rebel slaves eventually numbering tens of thousands.

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