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...
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 ...
Dec 17, 2013 ... Several reasons actually. The most important one was its location. Thanks to it it
enabeled the trade with African, European and Asian countries ...
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.
May 19, 2015 ... Located at the mouth of the Bosporus straights and controlling ... The study of
Constantinople's development is particularly important as its ...
However, whilst Rome was indeed an important destination for Chinese silk ... of
Constantinople was legendary, and its location ensured it a very important role ...
English. With the defeat of Turkey and the end of the War, the fate of the city of
Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul) was of vital strategic importance to 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 ...
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.
Constantinople at a Crossroads W ... Constantine and His Capital The emperor
Constantine - important/'1' the city .... Constantinople was in a good location to.