Philippi Timeline

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  • c. 360 BCE
    Traditional founding date of Philippi in Macedon with its original name as Crenides.
  • c. 357 BCE
    Philip II of Macedon renames the Macedonian city of Crrenides after himself: Philippi.
  • 42 BCE
    Octavian and Antony defeat Republicans under Brutus and Cassius at the Battle of Philippi (Greece).
  • 27 BCE
    Philippi gains the honorary title of Colonia Iulia Augusta Philippensis.
  • c. 49 CE
    Paul the Apostle visits Philippi in Macedon.