Definition for constantinople (2 of 3)
Definition for constantinople (3 of 3)
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Next morning Alcide packed my valise, and leaving him in charge of my apartments I took the Orient express for Constantinople.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He settled in Constantinople, where he had to start from scratch.
Large parts even of the city of Constantinople reverted to farm land.
Both built themselves new capitals, the Persian in Ctesiphon in Mesopotamia; the Romans in Constantinople.
Furthermore, Constantinople says OutCast no longer represents Bloom.David Pogue and Nicki Dugan: A Conflict of Interest?|Dan Lyons|May 27, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Prince Menschikoff at once left Constantinople, and Russia began her preparations for war.Agnes Strickland's Queens of England, Vol. III. (of III)|Rosalie Kaufman
By order of the empress Theodora, his body was brought to Constantinople with great pomp, in 846, on the 13th of March.The Lives of the Saints, Volume III (of 16): March|Sabine Baring-Gould
He had been in Constantinople before, and was 'down to the ropes,' as he preferred to say.An Old Meerschaum|David Christie Murray
Some of the porphyry columns now in Santa Sophia at Constantinople are said to have been taken from it.Archology and the Bible|George A. Barton
The latter drew their inspiration from Constantinople; the Maronites, on the contrary, imbibed theirs from Rome.The Human Race|Louis Figuier
British Dictionary definitions for constantinople (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for constantinople (2 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for constantinople (3 of 3)
Culture definitions for constantinople (1 of 4)
A city founded by the Roman emperor Constantine the Great as capital of the eastern part of the Roman Empire. Constantine ruled over both parts of the empire from Constantinople, which was later capital of the Byzantine Empire. Constantinople was conquered by Turkish forces in the fifteenth century.
Culture definitions for constantinople (2 of 4)
An empire, centered at Constantinople, that began as the eastern portion of the Roman Empire; it included parts of Europe and western Asia. As the western Roman Empire declined, the Byzantine Empire grew in importance, and it remained an important power in Europe until the eleventh century. The Byzantine Empire was conquered by Turkish forces in the fifteenth century.
The Byzantine emperor was an absolute ruler (see absolute monarchy), and the laws and customs associated with his empire were strict and complex. His rule was supported by the Christian Church in the region, which later became the independent Eastern Orthodox Church.
Culture definitions for constantinople (3 of 4)
An empire developed by the Turks between the fourteenth and twentieth centuries; it was succeeded in the 1920s by the present-day republic of Turkey. At its peak, the Ottoman Empire included, besides present-day Turkey, large parts of the Middle East and southeastern Europe.
Culture definitions for constantinople (4 of 4)
An empire developed by Turks between the fourteenth and twentieth centuries. It was succeeded in the 1920s by the present-day republic of Turkey. At its greatest extent, the Ottoman Empire included many parts of southeastern Europe and the Middle East.