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Byzantium



Byzantium: Marble head from 2nd or 3rd century CE.
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Marble head from 2nd or 3rd century CE.

Byzantium: Coin from between 5th to 3th century BCE.
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Coin from between 5th to 3th century BCE.

Ancient city, effectively renamed Constantinople somtime between 324 and 330. Second rename came in 1930, when Turkey changed it into Istanbul.
For now, the current article on Instanbul covers the long history of Byzantium.

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By Tore Kjeilen