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.
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.
Jan 31, 2010 ... Constantinople withstood countless sieges for over 1000 years as the capital of
the Byzantine ... It was located on an elevated rocky peninsula, surrounded by
the sea on three sides. .... The importance of the human element.
The strategic importance of Constantinople to the British Empire ... the fate of the
city of Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul) was of vital strategic importance to ...
A comprehensive history of Istanbul, Turkey- formerly Constantinople- a city at
the ... It is located on the Bosporus Strait and covers the entire area of the Golden
Horn ... The city of Istanbul is important to geography because it has a long
However, whilst Rome was indeed an important destination for Chinese silk ... of
Constantinople was legendary, and its location ensured it a very important role ...
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 ...
Feb 7, 2013 ... The City of Constantinople- the lost city of the Byzantium Empire. ... Because of its
strategic geographic location, it was the intersection point that ... So, silk was a
very important material in that age and people would sell it with ...