Constantinople was the capital city of the Roman/Byzantine Empire (330–1204
and ..... The importance of Constantinople increased but it was gradual. ...
dioceses of Thrace (in which the city w...
It gave the Ottomans control of trade between the Mediterranean and Black seas.
Apr 9, 2013 ... The location provided an excellent harbor --thanks to the Golden Horn-- ... Its
importance would take on new meaning with Alaric's invasion of ...
Jun 17, 2013 ... 3 European Response to the Fall of Constantinople; 4 Importance ... Located in
central Italy, Rome lay too far from the eastern imperial frontiers, ...
Recognizing the strategic value of this location, the Roman emperor Constantine
built a city here in 330 A.D. He named the city Constantinople, after himself.
Dec 16, 2013 ... Several reasons actually. The most important one was its location. Thanks to it it
enabeled the trade with African, European and Asian countries ...
He decided the location for his new capital was the ancient Greek city of
Byzentium. ... Constantinople has maintained it location and importance in the
The third century historian Polybios could not imagine a location better suited to
control the trade from the Black Sea into the Aegean which was so important for ...
The Byzantine Empire has one very important geographical feature. It was right
on ... This location made Constantinople an important center for trade. The city ...
Sep 22, 2016 ... Apologies for the long answer, but it's a detailed one, so bear with me. They each
... It is located in one of the most strategic locations in the Mediterranean basin.
By the time it was taken by the Turks it was a shadow of its ...