Definition of Philippics

1. Noun. (plural of philippic) ¹



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Definition of Philippics

1. philippic [n] - See also: philippic

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Philippics

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philhellenic
philhellenism
philhellenisms
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philias
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philippic
philippick
philippics (current term)
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philipsburgite
philistias
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philistinisms
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phillumenist
phillumenists
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Literary usage of Philippics

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1. The Greatness and Decline of Rome by Guglielmo Ferrero, Alfred Eckhard Zimmern, Henry John Chaytor (1908)
"CHAPTER IX THE philippics The situation at Rome after Antony's departure—The conservative party is reorganised—Cicero's last doubts—The third and fourth ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... only six miles from the city, Hütten was hurling his truculent philippics, threatening with outrage and death the legate (whom he had failed to waylay), ..."

3. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"was written by Lord Wharton, which had a more powerful effect than the philippics of either Demosthenes or Cicero, and contributed not a little to the great ..."

4. A General History of Rome from the Foundation of the City to the Fall of by Charles Merivale (1876)
"The philippics or speeches against Antonius.— Octavius seduces some legions of Antonius.—Antonius betakes himself to the Cisalpine. ..."

5. A New General Biographical Dictionary by Hugh James Rose (1853)
"He also published a Latin version of the philippics of Demosthenes, and notes and Commentaries on Cicero's Epistles and Orations. MANWOOD, (Sir Roger,) born ..."

6. A History of Roman Classical Literature by Robert William Browne (1857)
"... INO CONDUCT HE DELIVERS HIS philippics IS PROSCRIBED AND ASSASSINATED—HIS CHARACTER. As oratory gave to Latin prose-writing its elegance and dignity, ..."

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