Why is Spartacus famous?
Was Spartacus a real person?
Who killed Spartacus in history?
Was Spartacus a good gladiator?
He was a strong, successful fighter, who enjoyed many victories in the arena before, in 73 BC, he led 70 of his fellow gladiators (including Crixus) in a revolt against their owner. … Spartacus was killed on the battlefield, but 6,000 of his followers were captured and crucified.