Battle of Philippopolis (250)

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The Battle of Philippopolis was fought in 250 AD between Rome and the Goths. The Goths were led by King Cniva, and after a long siege, they were victorious. The king subsequently allied himself with the town commander and governor of Thrace, Lucius Priscus, to take on the Roman Emperor Decius.<ref>Goths in the 3rd Century</ref> The battle took place at the Thracian city of Philippopolis, modern Plovdiv, Bulgaria.



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