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Byzantium

a Pleiades place resource

Creators: C. Foss
Contributors: DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Ingrid Luo, Tom Elliott
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Last modified Jan 27, 2022 08:15 AM History
An ancient Greek settlement at the southern end of the Bosphorus where modern-day Istanbul, Turkey now stands. It flourished and grew throughout the Greek and Roman periods. The city was renamed Constantinopolis (q.v.) and much expanded by the fourth-century emperor, Constantine and his successors.

https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/520985

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settlement

Barrington Atlas: BAtlas 53 A2 Byzantium

The Barrington Atlas Directory notes: Istanbul


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C. Foss, DARMC, R. Talbert, Brady Kiesling, Sean Gillies, Jeffrey Becker, Ingrid Luo, and Tom Elliott, 'Byzantium: a Pleiades place resource', Pleiades: A Gazetteer of Past Places, 2022 <https://pleiades.stoa.org/places/520985> [accessed: 29 May 2022]

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