Constantinople map europe. The constantinople was the junction of the trade route between the silk road and europe. Mutinous crusader armies captured looted and destroyed parts of constantinople the capital of the byzantine empire. I wanted to make a world map quiz but i cant make map quizzes like these from what i understand. The sixth largest continent separated from the rest of the eurasian landmass of which it forms the western part by the ural mountains the caspian sea the caucasus mountains the black sea the dardanelles and the aegean sea.
It was very centrally located city. By the 2nd century bc romans had overpowered the region of serbia amongst many other parts of europe and it was the most famous serbian born roman emperor constantine the great who is credited with. Perry castaneda library 101 east 21st st. What is the significance of constantinople.
So these quizzes can be exclusive to your creation has it just not been added or can i not find out how to make a quiz like this. The mediterranean sea was an important route for merchants and travelers during ancient times as it allowed for trade and cultural exchange between emergent peoples of the region. Constantinople was naturally the capital of byzantine empire. The last siege of constantinople contemporary 15th century french miniature.
Istanbul straddles the bosporus strait one of two waterways that separates the european and asian parts of turkey. Serbias history begins with the neolithic starcevo and vinca cultures residing in or around present day belgrade some 8500 years ago. The siege and sack of constantinople occurred in april 1204 and marked the culmination of the fourth crusade. Istanbul largest city and principal seaport of turkey.