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Spartacus Film Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 29 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Spartacus.
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Characters

Spartacus played by Kirk Douglas

Description

Spartacus is born into slavery just like his father and grandfather. He never had a chance, and he reacts against his treatment as often as possible. He does not believe that he is any different than his captors and insists on being treated with respect.

Spartacus ends up being chosen to fight as a gladiator. In the school, he learns even more about the terrible way women are treated. One day, his anger finally boils over, and he attacks Marcellus, his teacher. When he does, all the other slaves revolt as well, and they escape their prison.

Spartacus then begins to lead a revolt of slaves in order to win freedom for slaves all over the Roman Empire. Spartacus falls in love with Varinia, and they begin their family during the mission. Spartacus is finally captured and sentenced to be murdered on...

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