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Constantinople

CONSTANTINOPLE The city built by the Emperor Constantine the Great on the site of the Greek city of Byzantion (Byzantium to the Romans) as capital for the Eastern Roman Empire – the new Rome. It was capital for the Roman … Continue reading

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Adrianople

ADRIANOPLE   Greek name of the Turkish city of Edirne (Edreneh, old-fashioned spelling); Odria (Bulgarian). It stands at the confluence of the Rivers Maritsa and Tundzha, was anciently in Thrace, and was named after the Emperor Hadrian, who re-founded it. It … Continue reading

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