Spartacus joined the army then ran away and was sold into slavery. He was made into a gladiator to fight to the death. Him and 70 people escaped slavery and ran away. The Romans sent soldiers to capture Spartacus but him and him men defeated the soldiers The Romans were mad and frustrated so they then sent more soldiers to capture Spartacus, but the were too defeated. Spartacus’s army grew to 100,000 men. His army was hunted for 2 years and then found and defeated. Spartacus was significant because he stood up for what he believed in and he persevered. After that he was famous in Rome.