The importance of Constantinople gradually increased. ...... at creating computer
reconstructions of the Byzantine monuments located in Istanbul in 1200 AD.
It gave the Ottomans control of trade between the Mediterranean and Black seas.
Jan 5, 2016 ... Constantinople (later named Istanbul by the Turks) was one of the largest cities in
Europe at the time of it's creation, Constantinople controlled ...
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 ...
He decided the location for his new capital was the ancient Greek city of
Byzentium. ... Constantinople has maintained it location and importance in the
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
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.
But the story of Constantinople as an independent entity begins during the reign
of co-emperors Arcadius (c.AD 378-408) and Honorius (AD 385-423), under ...
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, ...
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.