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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
He decided the location for his new capital was the ancient Greek city of
Byzentium. ... Constantinople has maintained it location and importance in 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.
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 ...
However, whilst Rome was indeed an important destination for Chinese silk ... of
Constantinople was legendary, and its location ensured it a very important role ...
... rubble for its insubordination and then restored it because of its strategic
location. ... Important east-west imperial roads intersected here, including the
famous Via ... Constantinople was no longer only an aspirant to the old Rome,
but a new ...