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When was Constantinople founded?

Constantinople was originally a town called Byzantium. It was founded at some time around 665 BC. When Emperor Constantine I became Emperor, he decided the city of Rome had to (MORE)

When was constantinople captured?

During the Middle Ages, Constantinople was captured three times. It fell to crusaders of the Fourth Crusade in 1203. In 1261, the Byzantine Greeks retook the city and reestabl (MORE)

What are nicknames of Constantinople?

  Constantinople is known today as Istanbul in Turkey. The name Istanbul is said to derive from the Greek phrase (Is-tin-poli) which means "To The City."     During (MORE)

Where was Constantinople located?

Constantinople is modern day Istanbul, Turkey. Constantinople was located on the Bosporus Strait, the waterway that connects the Black Sea to the Mediterranean. Therefore, i (MORE)

Why was constantinople captured?

They were being attacked from all sides at once, fighting German tribes, Turks, and many other groups and losing cities, one after another. When Constantinople needed help fro (MORE)

What does Rome have to do with Constantinople?

Constantinople was in East Roman territory and was known as the city of Byzantium, and but was reinvigorated and reestablished by the Roman emperor Constantine, as his namesak (MORE)