History in short ~ Constantinople 1204-1453

Byzantium was only one city, Constantinople‘s empire for 1000 years, before the Ottoman Turks conquered the city in 1453. Authority of the empire attacked by many foreign powers over the centuries.

In 1204 Norman and Frank crusaders occupied Constantinople and renamed it to “Roman Empire”. Although in 1261 the Greek Byzantines recaptured the city but after this the empire there wasn’t the same. Continue Reading …

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