Spartacus the Thracian

  • Author:  Dimitar Popov
  • Year: 17-08-2015
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  • Product Code:  1576-01
  • SKU: 18.0164
  • ISBN: 978-619-152-671-0
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Spartacus is one of the most appealing personalities in ancient history because of his indolent thirst for freedom of all people. He pursues this ideal tirelessly and stubbornly - with some unquenchable fire - throughout the rebellion led by him. If we look at the source data, none of the ancient authors remained indifferent to his merits and none of them speaks a bad word about him, unlike their opinion of the slave’s movement as a whole.

The image of the Thracian continues to live until today and will live in the future through literature, art, music, and movies. It is enough to mention here only the famous novel by Raffaello Giovannielli, the ballet of Aram Khachaturian, Stanley Kubrick's film, and in the mass culture, especially in socialism, the name Spartacus refers to factories, enterprises, athletic societies, sports teams, etc. His personality is indeed a unique phenomenon, whose name will sound over the centuries like the bell - the bell of freedom.


About the Author

Dimitar Popov

Dimitar Popov is Professor, Doctor of Historical Sciences at the Faculty of History of Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski". He has lecture courses in the field of ancient history and culture. His ... Read more

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Tags: Antiquity,Anthropology & Archeology,The Balkans & the Balkan countries,Researches,Thracian Heritage,Historical Figures

Year 17-08-2015
Pages 160
Size 140/215 мм
Weight 0.22 kg
Cover Type Paperback
Genre Antiquity, Anthropology & Archeology, The Balkans & the Balkan countries, Researches, Thracian Heritage, Historical Figures

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