Spartacus is one of the more compelling narratives in the recurring discussion comparative slavery. it captures many of the themes which Orlando Patterson raises in his Slavery and Social Death, the course’s textbook. In four to five (4-5) page, typed, double spaced essay, discuss how Spartacus is a lens into those themes. One theme is how slaves were recruited and treated in the Roman Republic. Another theme is violence- individual and collective, institutioonal and civil. A third theme is the struggle to overcome slavery as a social death and to be recognized as a human being with thoughts and feelings. Be sure to include your essay why Spartacus should be considered a legend.