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date: 20 October 2021

Constantinople (mod. İstanbul, Turkey, Graeco-Roman Byzantium) 

Source:
The Oxford Dictionary of Late Antiquity
Author(s):
Jonathan HarrisJonathan Harris, Oliver NicholsonOliver Nicholson

Principal city of the Eastern Roman Empire. Following its foundation by *Constantine I in 324 on the site of the small city of Byzantium, Constantinople expanded rapidly. One reason for the growth in population was the frequent presence of the ... ...

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