What ancient city became the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire and was later renamed Constantinople and is now modern-day Istanbul Turkey?
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Turkey The ancient city of Constantinople is now the modern city of Istanbul. The name was changed when the Ottoman Turks conquered the Eastern Roman Empire in 1453. Read More
Constantinople is now Istanbul in Turkey. Read More
It reached a population of about 500,000 people. Now, the ancient city of Constantinople is called Istanbul, and is located in Turkey. The population of modern Istanbul is 14.2 million. Read More
The name of the ancient city was Byzantium. Read More
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Its Istanbul, not Constantinople. Been a long time gone Constantinople. Why'd Constantinople get the works? Thats nobody's business but the Turks. Read More
Constantinople was not a person. It was an Ancient Roman place that the emperor Constantine founded. The former name of the current Istanbul, Constantinople was named after the Emperor Constantine Read More
It is an ancient cathedral of the Church of Constantinople located in Istanbul, Turkey. Read More
The city in Southeastern Europe that is known as the cultural center of ancient civilization is what?
Constantinople, now known as Istanbul. Read More
Constantinople, the capital of the ancient Roman empire, was located in the modern day of Turkey. It is where the modern day city of Istanbul is now located. Read More
Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and dates to ancient times as Constantinople. It lies on the Bosporus Strait that connects the Sea of Marmara to the Black Sea. Read More
Istanbul is located over ancient Byzantine settlements Constantinople, Scutari, Khalkedon, Kartalimen, Palekenon etc. The first settlers of Istanbul was in Khalkedon (today's Kadıköy district) were Megarans since 680 BC. Since 660 BC, another Megaran clan settled on Constantinople region, they named there as Byzantion to honour their leader Byzas. Read More
Nothing. Mohammed was born more than one hundred years after ancient Rome fell to the barbarians. The Eastern Byzantine Empire (which remained after the fall of Rome) attempted to curb the growth of Islam and prevented it from acquiring Western Anatolia until the mid 1200s and Constantinople/Istanbul until 1453. Read More
The city in Turkey dates from ancient times. In the Ottoman Empire, it was called Istanbul by the Turks after it was conquered in 1453, and this is its exclusive modern name from around 1930. It was known as Constantinople (Constantinopolis, New Rome) and was the capital of the Eastern Roman or Byzantine Empire from 330 BC to 1453 AD. As the ancient city of Byzantium, it was established around 660 BC, although the original… Read More
Anatolia was not united prior to the Roman Empire and the later Eastern Roman Empire around 2000 years ago. There were many different cities that were capitals of smaller states in Anatolia in earlier ancient times, but there was no "capital of Turkey" because the Anatolian peninsula was not under one authority. All of Turkey was ruled from the city of Byzantium whose name changed to Constantinople and again to Istanbul. It would not be… Read More
No. Byzantium was an Ancient Greek city. When the Roman Empire took it over, it was renamed Nova Roma (New Rome) and later renamed Constantinople (after its Roman founder). Today this city is known as Istanbul. When the Roman Empire fell, the eastern portion stayed in tact. This became known as the Byzantine Empire, named for the Ancient Greek city. Read More
Today Constantinople is known as Istanbul it is the largest and most vibrant city in Turkey with a population greater than 12 million residents (although not the capital, which is Ankara). In ancient times the city was also known as Byzantium. Read More
Constantinople - the largest city and former capital of Turkey; rebuilt on the site of ancient Byzantium by Constantine I in the fourth century; renamed Constantinople by Constantine who made it the capital of the Byzantine Empire; now the seat of the Eastern Orthodox Church Read More
The oldest if I remember comes from the Ancient Sumerians from Sumer, what is now know as Modernday Iraq. Read More
Istanbul is a very old city, originally founded as a trading city by the ancient Greeks and called Byzantium. Later, the first Christian emperor of the Roman Empire (Constantine) renamed it after himself (Constantinople) and moved the capital of the Roman Empire there from Rome. Later, after the fall of Rome it became the capital of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire for almost a thousand years until it was captured by the Ottoman Turks, renamed… Read More
Name the ancient city of Thrace on the site of the present-day Istanbul and name the new city constructed there in AD 330?
The ancient city was Byzantium. The new city constructed in AD 330 was Constantinople. Read More
The first Hippodrome in today's Istanbul was built by the Roman emperor Septimius Severus in the beginning of the 3rd century as one of series of reconstructions in ancient Byzantium. In fact, he was the one who had punished Byzantium and destroyed almost the entire city for supporting his enemy, clearly the loosing side. The hippodrome was enlarged and renovated by Constantine the Great when the city was made the capital of the eastern Roman… Read More
The Eastern Roman Empire capital of Byzantium recieved a name change after a famous emperor's death the new name became?
Byzantium was an ancient Greek city which under Roman rule become Romanised. The emperor Constantine the Great designated it as the imperial capital. He had it redeveloped and he renamed it after himself: Constantinople, which means City of Constantine. This new name was already in use during his lifetime. After Constantine, Constantinople became the imperial capital of the eastern part of the Roman Empire. After his death Milan, which had been designated as the imperial… Read More
Capital of the empire of the east: Constantinople. Capitals of the empire of the west: Milan until 402 BC, then Ravenna Read More
The ancient period is generally accepted as ending in 500 CE. At that stage the Greeks were under the rule of the eastern Roman Empire, which was ruled by Greeks (in Constantinople) who called themselves Romans. Read More
Yes, then it was called Constantinople and now it is Istanbul.___________________________________________________________________________________________ Byzantium [Βυζάντιον] was a small city which was established by the citizens of the ancient city of Megara at 667 BCE. Its name derives from the name of their King Byzas. Later in history the city became the capital of the East Roman Empire [Nova Roma] 330 AD/ CE under Constantine I the Great and after his death was named after him Constantinople. For… Read More
Taking a William Shakespeare play set in ancient Denmark and putting it in modernday Galveston Texas would most directly affect the story's?
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Three of the following are reasons why the Emperor Constantine selected the ancient town of Byzantium as the site for his new capital of Constantinople Which is NOT?
We cannot say which of the following are reason and which are not if you do not tell us what the following is. The capital of the eastern part of the empire was moved from Nicomedia, which was only 52 miles from Constantinople. Read More
What city fell to the Ottoman Turks in 1453 causing scholars to flee with ancient Greek and Roman manuscripts?
In 1453, Constantinople (capital of the Byzantine Empire / Eastern Roman Empire) fell to the Turks. Read More
The capital of the Roman Empire was Rome until 284. In that year the emperor Diocletian created a co-emperorship with himself in charge of the eastern part of the empire and Maximian in charge of the western part. He also designated also an imperial capital for the eastern part of the empire, which was Nicomedia (in northwestern Turkey), and an imperial capital for the western part, which was Milan (in northern Italy). The emperor Constantine… Read More
Byzantium is an ancient name for the modern city of Istanbul. Part of Istanbul is in Europe and part of it is in Asia. Read More
No, the Black Sea is North of Turkey. The Sea of Marmara is way smaller and is located between the Aegean Sea and the Black Sea. The Black Sea and the Sea of Marmara are separated by a strip of land in Turkey. Located here is the Capital city of Istanbul (formerly Constantinople). These two seas made the ancient city of Constantinople prosperous. Read More
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Byzantium later changed by the emperor Constantine to Constantinople which remained its name even though the city changed hands several times. After the first world war with the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, the new Turkish Republic renamed it Istanbul. Read More
Ancient Greece was not something which could be destroyed as an entity. It comprised 2,000 independent city-states spread around the Mediterranean and Black Seas. These were progressively absorbed into Helleistic kingdoms and then taken over by the Roman Empire, not destroyed. You can see some of the cities in existence today - Alexandria, Athens, Syracuse, Constantinople (Istanbul) etc. Read More
The Emperor Constantine the Great (also known as Constantine I) moved the capital of the old Roman Empire to the Ancient Greek city in the East called Byzantium, and renamed this city as "Constantinople - the New Rome" in the year 330 AD. Constantinople remained the capital of the New Roman (or Eastern Roman) Empire until the year 1453 AD. Read More
When the empire split into the Eastern Roman Empire and the Western Roman Empire due to differentiating details within the Christian Church, The capital of the Eastern Roman Empire was established in the ruins of the ancient city of Byzantium, and renamed Constantinople by the Emperor of the time: Constantine. The capital of the Western Roman Empire remained Rome, but the bulk of political power shifted to Constantinople. Read More
Constantinople was the capital of the Byzantine Empire. Read More
There was no "original" capitol city of ancient Greece. Greece began as a collection of independent city-states, variously allied and at war with one another. Greece was conquered by Alexander the Great and eventually incorporated into Macedonia. After several hundred years it was incorporated piece by piece into the Roman Empire. During this time, various cities were used as centers of government, while others retained a degree of independence for a time. Eventually, with the… Read More
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Ancient Constantinople had good trade because it was placed right on the Bosphorus straight, which is where all the goods/products went through. So before the goods went anywhere else, Constantinople got the first pickings. Read More
Istanbul, in modern day Turkey; is infamous for being the city that straddles east and west. Asia and Europe. It is a splendid ancient city that spans at least 2 millennium and both 'western' and 'eastern' cultures. Read More