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Philippes, colonie romaine d’Orient

Recherches d’histoire institutionnelle et sociale

Founded on Thracian soil by Macedonian king Philip II, Philippi witnessed the final battle between the Republican army of Brutus and Cassius and the army of Antony and Octavian, the heirs to Caesar. In the aftermath of the battle, which took place in the fall of 42 BCE, Antony decided to take advantage of the large surrounding territory, settling the veterans of the legions who had fought there and founding a Roman colony. Relying on extensive epigraphic evidence, this book explores how th...


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  • Publisher : École française d’Athènes
  • Series : Suppléments du BCH | 59
  • Place of publication : Athènes
  • Year of publication : 2018
  • Published on OpenEdition Books : 28 avril 2020
  • EAN (Print version) : 9782869582996
  • Electronic EAN : 9782869583580
  • DOI : 10.4000/books.efa.3137
  • Number of pages : 399 p.

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