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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 1453. Constantinople is the anglicized form of Constantinopolis, ‘city of Constantine’.

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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