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Spartacus trick

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When Spartacus and his army were surrounded by Romans, he decided to do the trick. He ordered to tie the bodies of fallen comrades to poles outside the camp and arm them with available equipment.

This way, he managed to create the illusion that his army is more numerous and better equipped than it really was.

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