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 ...
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 ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
Jun 17, 2013 ... Constantinople (Greek: Κωνσταντινούπολη) was the capital of the .... Yet initially
Constantinople did not have all the dignities of Rome, ...
Jun 30, 2016 ... Istanbul, Turkish İstanbul, formerly Constantinople, ancient Byzantium , largest
city and seaport of Turkey. It was formerly the capital of the ...
Dec 23, 2015 ... Constantinople (Κωνσταντινούπολις) or Byzantium (Βυζάντιον): Greek city on the
Bosphorus, capital of the Byzantine Empire, modern İstanbul.