Philip

(died 249 AD) Roman emperor AD 244-49. An Arabian by birth, he rose to high rank in the Roman army and obtained the throne by assassinating the emperor Gordianus III. Philip and his son were killed near Verona,...
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Philip

(from the article `Flanders`) ...dynasty of counts died out in 1119, but Flanders rose to the height of its power and wealth under a later line of counts whose principal members ...
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Philip

• (n.) The house sparrow. Called also phip. • (n.) The European hedge sparrow.
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Philip

[name] Philip has many alternative spellings, many of them with two L`s (such as Phillips, mostly found as a surname), and also has many diminutive (or hypocoristic forms) including Phil, Flip, Feli, Philly, Lip, Pep or Peps, and Pippo. There are also feminine forms such as Philippine, Philippa,and Philippe (from the French name, e.g. Phili...
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Philip

[satrap] Philip (in Greek Φιλιππoς; died 318 BC) was satrap of Sogdiana, to which government he was first appointed by Alexander the Great himself in 327 BC. He retained his post, as did most of the satraps of the more remote provinces, in the arrangements which followed the death of the king (323 BC); but in the subsequent partition...
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Philip

[son of Antigonus] Philip (in Greek Φιλιππoς; died 306 BC), son of Antigonus, king of Asia, was sent by his father in 310 BC, at the head of an army, to oppose the revolt of his general Phoenix, and to recover possession of the towns on the Hellespont held by the latter.{r|diod_20.19} He died in 306 BC, just as Antigonus was setting ...
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Philip

[son of Antipater] Philip (in Greek Φιλιππoς; lived 4th century BC) was son of Antipater, the regent of Macedonia, and brother of Cassander, by whom he was sent in 313 BC, with an army to invade Aetolia. But on his arrival in Acarnania the news that Aeacides, king of Epirus, had recovered possession of his throne, induced him to turn...
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Philip

[son of Machatas] Philip (in Greek Φιλιππoς; died 326 BC), son of Machatas and brother of Harpalus, was an officer in the service of Alexander the Great, who was appointed by him in 327 BC satrap of India, including the provinces westward of the Hydaspes, as far south as the junction of the Indus with the Acesines.{r|arr_5.8} After t...
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Philip

[son of Menelaus] For other persons with the same name, see Philip (name) Philip, son of Menelaus was a Macedonian general of Alexander from the beginning of the Asiatic expedition. In the battle of Granicus (334 BC) he commanded the allied cavalry from Peloponnesus. In the battle of Gaugamela (331 BC) the Thessalian cavalry. ...
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Philip

Phil'ip noun [ So called from their notes.] (Zoology) (a) The European hedge sparrow. (b) The house sparrow. Called also phip . [ Prov. Eng.]
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Philip

antipope in July 768. Temporal rulers coveted the papal throne following the death (767) of Pope St. Paul I, and Toto, duke of Nepi, had his brother ...
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Philip

German Hohenstaufen king whose rivalry for the crown involved him in a decade of warfare with the Welf Otto IV.[8 related articles]
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Philip

landgrave (Landgraf) of Hesse (1509–67), one of the great figures of German Protestantism, who championed the independence of German princes against ... [9 related articles]
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Philip

Philip (King Philip), chief of the Wampanoags: see King Philip's War.
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Philip

Philip is an English name for boys. The meaning is `horse lover` The name Philip is most commonly given to Norwegian boys. (11 times more often than to American boys.) Use for the other sex: Felipa, Filipa, Philippa, Phillipa, Philipa What do they use in other countries? Pip (English) Felipe (Spanish, Portuguese) Philly The name sounds like: Flip, ...
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Philip

Philip is the King of France in King John.
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Philip

Philip or Philip the Arabian(Marcus Julius Philippus), 204?–249, Roman emperor (244–49). He served under Gordian III against the Persians, instigated the assassination of the emperor, and concluded a peace with Persia. The millennium of Rome was celebrated by him with the splendor of sec...
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Philip

Philip, d. A.D. 34, tetrarch of Ituraea, son of Herod the Great. He was perhaps the ablest of the Herod dynasty. He is mentioned in the Gospel of St. Luke.
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Philip

Philip, half brother of Herod Antipas, called Herod Philip: see Herod, dynasty.
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Philip

Roman emperor from 244 to 249.[3 related articles]
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Philip

son of Herod I the Great; he ruled ably as tetrarch over the former northeastern quarter of his father`s kingdom of Judaea.[2 related articles]
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Philip

The USS Philip was an American Fletcher Class destroyer of 2050 tons displacement built under the 1940-41 programme. The USS Philip was powered by four Babcock and Wilcox boilers providing a top speed of 36 knots. She carried a complement of 353 and was armed with five 5 inch guns; six 40 mm Bofors anti-aircraft guns; ten 20 mm Oerlikon anti-aircra...
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Philip

Type: Term Pronunciation: fil′ĭp Definitions: 1. Sir Robert W., Scottish physician, 1857-1939. See: Philip glands, under gland
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