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.
He decided the location for his new capital was the ancient Greek city of
Byzentium. ... Constantinople has maintained it location and importance in the
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, ...
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
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 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 ...
However, whilst Rome was indeed an important destination for Chinese silk ... of
Constantinople was legendary, and its location ensured it a very important role ...
Constantinople at a Crossroads W ... Constantine and His Capital The emperor
Constantine - important/'1' the city .... Constantinople was in a good location to.
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 ...