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Bosphorus Cruise in Istanbul, Turkey

All about Bosphorus cruises in Istanbul, Turkey, and how to choose the best one for you, by Tom Brosnahan

The disturbing heads of Medusa in the cistern of Istambul. It amazes and shakes us. The heads are arranged upside down at the bases of the columns, and it is not known if by way of contempt or to cause greater effect. Turkey Vacation, Turkey Travel, Turkey Images, Archaeological Discoveries, Hagia Sophia, Belle Villa, Ancient Mysteries, Historical Art, Ancient Architecture
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Must see attractions in Istanbul, Turkey

This subterranean structure was commissioned by Emperor Justinian and built in 532. The largest surviving Byzantine cistern in İstanbul, it was constructed usin…

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Seven Tower Dungeons - Yedikule Zindanlari

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Map of Constantinople, Byzantine Empire — by Florentine cartographer Cristoforo Buondelmonti and it is the oldest surviving map of the city (modern day Istanbul, Turkey) Decoupage Vintage, Vintage Maps, Antique Maps, Ancient Maps, Ancient History, Map Old, Art Carte, Map Globe, Fantasy Map
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Amazing images of the world's greatest cities before they were cities

Cities like London, Moscow, and New York weren't always the bustling metropolises they are today.

Roman/Byzantine architecture illustrations, portraits and Scenes, by Antoine Helbert Byzantine Architecture, Ancient Greek Architecture, Roman Architecture, Historical Architecture, Constantinople Map, Roman Pictures, Monuments, Roman History, Story Of The World

Roman/Byzantine architecture illustrations, portraits and Scenes, by Antoine Helbert

Roman/Byzantine architecture illustrations, portraits and Scenes, by Antoine Helber

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Remains of the old Hippodrome in Istanbul

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Palacio de Bukoleon, de joya de Constantinopla a olvidada ruina

El de Bukoleon (Bukoleon Sarayı en turco) fue uno de esos grandes palacios que marcaban el perfil urbano de la antigua ciudad de Constantinopla. Situado a pie del Mármara en el actual distrito de F…

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Map of Constantinople

This map shows an approximation of the layout of the imperial palace complex and surrounding buildings in Constantinople during the first five years of the reign of the emperor Justinian. The landscape would be changed radically in the aftermath of the Nika Rebellion in January, AD 532.

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Map of Constantinople (1422)

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Byzantine Stories – The History of Byzantium

The Hippodrome by Antoine Helbert (antoine-helbert.com)

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Boukoleon Palace in the Sea Walls of Constantinople - Hagia Sophia History

Boukoleon Palace in the Sea Walls of Constantinople

Justinian's Hippodrome: like the Romans, the Byzantine Empire used hippodromes for chariot racing and other types of public entertainment. Byzantine Architecture, Ancient Greek Architecture, Roman Architecture, Historical Architecture, Ancient Rome, Ancient History, Art History, Fantasy World Map, Basel
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L'Ippodromo di Istanbul, storia e monumenti

La storia e i monumenti dell'Ippodromo di Istanbul

Before conquered by a Roman Emperor, Byzantion was founded by a Greek colony-Byzas. This little sea shore town -Byzantion flourished to a capital of t. Beautiful Sites, Beautiful Places In The World, Rest Of The World, Turkey Destinations, Amazing Destinations, Ancient Ruins, Ancient Rome, Hagia Sophia, Constantine The Great
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Remains in the Garden

Before conquered by a Roman Emperor, Byzantion was founded by a Greek colony-Byzas. This little sea shore town -Byzantion flourished to a capital of the empire. Constantine the Great who reunited the West & East Rome under his rule renamed the city as ‘’Constantinople’’. Constantine had been a pagan before he converted to the Christianity. After Constantine died, his successor Constantinus decided that Byzantine needed his own Pantheon. It was Hagia Sophia, Sophia of God, Holy Wisdom; that…

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10 Reasons the Byzantine Empire Was Among the Most Successful in History

You'd see a lot of changes when looking at a map of present day Europe and comparing it to a 30 year old one. Belarus, Moldova, Ukraine and the Baltic States were all part of the USSR. Yugoslavia and Czechoslovakia were still states. Go back even further and the map looks even stranger. Putting all those different people under the same banner and keeping them that way was and still is next to impossible. Many have tried and most have failed, but the first to even come close were the Romans…