Philippopolis

Philippopolis

[Eng. fil-uh-pop-uh-lis]
Philippopolis: see Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
The term Philippopolis (Φιλιππούπολη in Greek), which translates as "Philip's Town," can be used to refer to the following cities:

  • Plovdiv, Bulgaria (named after Philip II of Macedon, Alexander the Great's father)
  • Shahba, Syria (named after Marcus Julius Philippus)

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