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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium
Clive F. W. FossClive F. W. Foss

(Ξαλκηδών, now Kadıköy), city of Bithynia, located directly across the Bosporos from Constantinople. Chalcedon was permanently overshadowed by the nearby capital, but it did benefit in the 4th and 5th C. from the generosity of imperial dignitaries who enlarged its harbor and built palaces and churches in the vicinity. Chalcedon was taken by the Persians in ... ...

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