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Constantinople

from 330 C.E. to 1930 the name of what is now Istanbul and formerly was Byzantium, the city on the European side of the Bosphorus that served as the former capital of the Byzantine and Ottoman empires, from Greek Konstantinou polis "Constantine's city," named for Roman emperor Flavius Valerius Aurelius Constantinus (see Constantine), who transferred the Roman capital there.

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Definitions of Constantinople

Constantinople (n.)
the largest city and former capital of Turkey; rebuilt on the site of ancient Byzantium by Constantine I in the fourth century; renamed Constantinople by Constantine who made it the capital of the Byzantine Empire; now the seat of the Eastern Orthodox Church;
Synonyms: Istanbul / Stambul / Stamboul
Constantinople (n.)
the council in 869 that condemned Photius who had become the patriarch of Constantinople without approval from the Vatican, thereby precipitating the schism between the eastern and western churches;
Synonyms: Fourth Council of Constantinople
Constantinople (n.)
the sixth ecumenical council in 680-681 which condemned Monothelitism by defining two wills in Christ, divine and human;
Synonyms: Third Council of Constantinople
Constantinople (n.)
the fifth ecumenical council in 553 which held Origen's writings to be heretic;
Synonyms: Second Council of Constantinople
Constantinople (n.)
the second ecumenical council in 381 which added wording about the Holy Spirit to the Nicene Creed;
Synonyms: First Council of Constantinople
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