Given Name SPARTACUS

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: History
PRONOUNCED: SPAHR-tə-kəs (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Means "from the city of Sparta" in Latin. Spartacus was the name of a Thracian-born Roman slave who led a slave revolt in Italy in the 1st century BC. He was eventually killed in battle and many of his followers were crucified.

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OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Spartak (Albanian), Spartak (Armenian), Spartak (Bulgarian), Spartak (Georgian), Spartak (Russian), Spartak (Ukrainian)
Entry updated October 11, 2012