Definition of Battle of Philippi

1. Noun. Octavian and Mark Antony defeated Brutus and Cassius in 42 BC.

Exact synonyms: Philippi
Generic synonyms: Pitched Battle
Geographical relationships: Macedonia



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Battle Of Philippi

battle of Ipsus
battle of Issus
battle of Ivry
battle of Jutland
battle of Langside
battle of Leuctra
battle of Lule Burgas
battle of Lutzen
battle of Marathon
battle of Marston Moor
battle of Minden
battle of Navarino
battle of Omdurman
battle of Panipat
battle of Pharsalus
battle of Philippi (current term)
battle of Pittsburgh Landing
battle of Plataea
battle of Poitiers
battle of Rossbach
battle of Saratoga
battle of Sempatch
battle of Shiloh
battle of Soissons-Reims
battle of Solferino
battle of Spotsylvania Courthouse
battle of St Mihiel
battle of Tannenberg
battle of Tertry

Literary usage of Battle of Philippi

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1. The Greatness and Decline of Rome by Guglielmo Ferrero, Henry John Chaytor, Sir Alfred Eckhard Zimmern (1909)
"CHAPTER XI THE MASSACRE OF THE RICH AND THE battle of Philippi The triumvirate—The convention of Bologna—The fortune of Lepidus—The " lex Titia "—The ..."

2. The Greatness and Decline of Rome by Guglielmo Ferrero, Alfred Eckhard Zimmern, Henry John Chaytor (1908)
"CHAPTER XI THE MASSACRE OF THE RICH AND THE battle of Philippi The triumvirate—The convention of Bologna—The fortune of Lepidus—The " lex Titia "—The ..."

3. A History of Rome by Robert Fowler Leighton (1883)
"The battle of Philippi (B. c. 42).—Early in Bc42, military operations commenced. Octavius attempted to drive Sextus Pompejus out of Sicily, ..."

4. A History of Rome from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire by Henry George Liddell (1855)
"First battle of Philippi: death of Cassius. §25. Second battle of Philippi: death of Brutus. § 26. Character of Brutus. § 1. WHILE the Conspirators were at ..."

5. A History of Rome from the Earliest Times to the Establishment of the Empire by Henry George Liddell (1855)
"First battle of Philippi: death of Cassius. §25. Second battle of Philippi: death of Brutus. § 26. Character of Brutus. § 1. WHILE the Conspirators were at ..."

6. The History of Nations by Henry Cabot Lodge (1906)
"Chapter III THE battle of Philippi AND THE NEW DIVISION OF THE EMPIRE. 42-37 BC THE Greeks took little interest in the political struggles of their Roman ..."

7. Teuffels̓ History of Roman Literature by Wilhelm Sigismund Teuffel (1891)
"... but after the battle of Actium Asinius Pollio soon perceived that it was advisable to close his work on the Civil "Wars witli the battle of Philippi. ..."

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