The Episcopal Basilica of Philippopolis
, the ancient predecessor of today's Plovdiv, is one of the largest early Christian churches in the country.
ICONIC Theatre of Philippopolis
in this year's Euro capital of culture,
Metropolitan Niphon of Philippopolis
, representative of the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia made the remarks as he received Bahrain's Ambassador to Russia Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Saati.
2 (BNA): His Eminence Niphon Metropolitan of Philippopolis
, Representative of the Patriarch of Antioch and All the East to the Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, hailed the inauguration of the King Hamad Global Centre for Peaceful Co-Existence as"an addition to the many civilisational and humanitarian initiatives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa." He added, as he received Bahrain's Ambassador to Russia Ahmed Abdul Rahman Al Saati, that the world is in dire need for such projects and establishments which would contribute to rapprochement among peoples and faiths and to the dissemination of the peaceful coexistence spirit in the human community.
Balkan cities from the Roman Empire Period can be counted among those which use coins that depict the god of health, Aesculapius: Ainos (Enez/Turkey), Anchialos (Pomorie/Bulgaria), Augusta Traiana (Stara Zagora/Bulgaria), Bizya (Vize/Turkey), Callatis (Mangalia/Romania), Deultum (Burgas/Bulgaria), Hadrianopolis (Edirne/Turkey), Markianopolis (Devnya/Bulgaria), Mesembria (Nesebar/Bulgaria), Pautalia (Kyustendil/Bulgaria), Plotinopolis (Dimetoka/Greece), Philippopolis
(Plovdiv/Bulgaria), Serdica (Sophia/Bulgaria), Tapiros (Xanti/Greece), Traianopolis (Dimetoka/Greece), and Tomis (Constanta/Romania).
See Martin and Gruskova 2014, 746748 for a tentative identification of this town as Philippopolis
(34.) Sur cet empereur connu pour pour avoir conclu la paix avec Sapor I en 244 et pour avoir fonde la ville de Philippopolis
, voir C.
Taking into consideration the cases of Emesa and Philippopolis
, we may venture the claim that efforts were made also in respect of titular colonies to increase their number of inhabitants and to offer them conditions favourable for development.
It dominates the current settlement of old Philippopolis
Dumitru Tudor in articolul Philippopolis
din Enciclopedia civilizatiei romane a comentat predica Sfantului Apostol Pavel la Philippopolis
, tinut getic, precizand ca "aici s-a realizat" ceea ce Bartolomeu Anania numea in "Soul Testament" p.