A city of ancient Macedon, in the northeast of present-day Greece, near the Aegean Sea. It was the site of Antony and Octavian's decisive defeat of Brutus and Cassius in 42 bc .
Ancient city in Macedonia, where, in 42 b.c., Mark Antony & Octavius defeated Brutus & Cassius: site of Paul's first preaching of the Gospel in Europe (Acts 16:12)
Philippi Sentence Examples
He lost his father prematurely; and after the battle of Philippi and the return of Octavian to Rome, Propertius, like Virgil and Horace, was deprived of his, estate to provide land for the veterans, but, unlike them, he had no patrons at court, and he was reduced from opulence to comparative indigence.
When civil war again broke out, DeIotarus was persuaded to support Brutus and Cassius, but after the battle of Philippi went over to the triumvirs.
When Antony assumed the dominion of the East after the defeat of Cassius at Philippi, an embassy of the Jews, amongst other embassies, approached him in Bithynia and accused the sons of Antipater as usurpers of the power which rightly belonged' to Hyrcanus.
His capital was Caesarea Philippi, where Pan had been worshipped from ancient times, and.
Agrippa celebrated the conquest at Caesarea Philippi with festivities which lasted twenty days.