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Byzantium

Byzantium (bīzăn´shēəm, –shəm, –tēəm), ancient city of Thrace, on the site of the present-day İstanbul, Turkey. Founded by Greeks from Megara in 667 BC, it early rose to importance because of its position on the Bosporus. In the Peloponnesian War it was captured and recaptured by the contending forces. It was taken (AD 196) by Roman Emperor Septimius Severus. Constantine I ordered (AD 330) a new city built there; this was Constantinople, later the capital of the Byzantine Empire.

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Byzantium

Byzantium an ancient Greek city, founded in the 7th century bc, at the southern end of the Bosporus, site of the modern city of Istanbul. It was rebuilt by Constantine the Great in ad 324–30 as Constantinople.

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