Spartacus (film) Summary
Howard Fast

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Spartacus Summary

Summary and Analysis

Spartacus begins with an overture, and then the narrator begins talking about the Roman Republic before the birth of Christianity. Even at the best point of the Roman Empire, it was plagued by slavery. An illiterate slave woman gave birth to Spartacus, who was sold into slavery before he was fourteen. He lived out his youth dreaming of the death of slavery 2,000 years before it came about.

The audience then sees...

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