Constantinople

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Constantinople (Greek: Κωνσταντινούπολις, Konstantinoúpolis, or Πόλις, Polis) was the capital of the Roman Empire (330-395), the Byzantine/East Roman Empire (395-1204 and 1261-1453), the Latin Empire (1204-1261), and the Ottoman Empire (1453-1922). In 1930 it was renamed Istanbul. It is a city in present day Turkey.

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Istanbul was fought over in the Crusades. It was attacked and sieged multiple times by the Christian Crusaders and the Muslims who each claimed it as their own.

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