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Pronounced Pron. SPAHR-tə-kəs(English)
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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.
Other Languages & CulturesSpartak(Albanian) Spartak(Armenian) Spartak(Bulgarian) Spartak(Georgian) Spartak(Russian) Spartak(Ukrainian)

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Detail from The Death of Spartacus by Hermann Vogel (1882)Detail from The Death of Spartacus by Hermann Vogel (1882)

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