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The Oxford Companion to World Exploration

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History
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900 words

Capital of the Roman Empire in the East (Byzantine Empire) until 1453 and of the Ottoman Empire until 1923, ...

Constantinople

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Archaeology, History
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1,931 words
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capital of the eastern Roman empire built by Constantine I In 324ce on the site of the ancient Greek

Constantinople

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Religion
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97 words

The chief see of the E. Roman Empire from the 5th cent. By the Treaty of Lausanne (1923) ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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1,867 words
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[This entry treats the history and development of the city of Constantinople. For a discussion of its public monuments, city ...

Constantinople, Monuments of

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The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

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2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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1,790 words

The architectural monuments of Constantinople may be considered from the point of view of the following three topics: public monuments, ...

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome

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2010
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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2,556 words
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[This entry includes two subentries, on the history and on the archaeology of Constantinople.] ...

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The Grove Encyclopedia of Classical Art and Architecture

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2007
Subject:
Art & Architecture, Classical studies
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1,251 words
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[anc. Byzantium, Gr. Byzantion; Gr. Konstantinoupolis, Arab. and Ott. Qusantiniya, Turk. Konstantiniye; now Istanbul, Turk. I.stanbul]. ...

From the 7th century

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Medieval Warfare and Military Technology

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
History, Military History, Social sciences, Warfare and Defence
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3,506 words
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[This entry contains five subentries, on Constantinople’s fortifications; on the Rus’ attacks of 860, 907, and 941; and ...

archaeology: Constantinople and Byzantium

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The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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2010
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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2,009 words
1. Constantinople 2. Byzantium 3. Byzantine archaeology as a discipline ... 1. Constantinople Constantinople has been the subject of comparatively little ... More
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Anthony A. M. Bryer

The Oxford Companion To Archaeology (2 ed.)

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2012
Subject:
Archaeology
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1,326 words

The striking site of Constantinople, on land and sea crossroads between the Balkans and Anatolia, and the Black Sea and ...

Constantinople

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Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
History, Early history (500 CE to 1500)
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2,867 words
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Throughout the Middle Ages Constantinople remained the prestigious town it had become in late Antiquity, even though, after a certain ...

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Alan Douglas Edward Cameron

The Oxford Classical Dictionary (4 ed.)

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Current Version:
2012
Subject:
Classical studies, History
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756 words

Constantinople was founded by *Constantine I on the site of *Byzantium in ad 324, shortly after his victory over ...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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2006

the former name for Istanbul from ad 330 (when it was given its name by Constantine the Great) to the capture of the city by the Turks in ...

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