Battle of Philippi

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(42 bc)

A battle fought at Philippi, a city in Macedonia in northern Greece, in which Caesar's assassins under Brutus were defeated by the armies of Mark Antony and Octavian (Augustus). Both Cassius and Brutus committed suicide after the defeat.

Subjects: History — Classical Studies.

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