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. The battle took place at the Thracian city of Philippopolis, modern Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
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