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Philippi
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(Φίλιπποι/Phílippoi, Latin Philippi).

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I. Founding Hellenistic and Roman Periods

City in eastern Macedonia, founded by Philip [4] II around 355 BC on the site of Crenides or Daton (App. B. Civ. 4,105) on the occasion of the conquest of the region between the Strymon and the Nestus [1], inhabited…

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Errington, Robert Malcolm (Marburg/Lahn) and Wirbelauer, Eckhard (Freiburg), “Philippi”, in: Brill’s New Pauly, Antiquity volumes edited by: Hubert Cancik and , Helmuth Schneider, English Edition by: Christine F. Salazar, Classical Tradition volumes edited by: Manfred Landfester, English Edition by: Francis G. Gentry. Consulted online on 12 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1574-9347_bnp_e920110>
First published online: 2006
First print edition: 9789004122598, 20110510



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