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former name of Istanbul.
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Constantinople - Wikipedia


Constantinople was the capital city of the Roman/Byzantine Empire (330–1204 and 1261–1453), and also of the brief Latin (1204–1261), and the later Ottoman ...

History of Constantinople - The Roman Empire


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 ...

Constantinople - Ancient History Encyclopedia


Apr 9, 2013 ... Built in the seventh century BCE, the ancient city of Byzantium proved to be a valuable city for both the Greeks and Romans. Because it lay on ...

Istanbul was Constantinople ?


Istanbul is widely recognized as the name of Turkey's most well known city, but it was not always this way, and even today some confusion over its proper name ...

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Constantinople - New Advent


Constantinople occupies one of the most beautiful and advantageous sites in the world, uniting as it does Europe with Asia and putting in communication the ...

Constantinople - New World Encyclopedia


Jun 17, 2013 ... Constantinople (Greek: Κωνσταντινούπολη) was the capital of the .... Yet initially Constantinople did not have all the dignities of Rome, ...

Istanbul | Turkey | Britannica.com


Jun 30, 2016 ... Istanbul, Turkish İstanbul, formerly Constantinople, ancient Byzantium , largest city and seaport of Turkey. It was formerly the capital of the ...

Constantine's City - Livius


Dec 23, 2015 ... Constantinople (Κωνσταντινούπολις) or Byzantium (Βυζάντιον): Greek city on the Bosphorus, capital of the Byzantine Empire, modern İstanbul.