Constantinople: Reconstruction and Architecture (4th

Introduction – Historically, Constantinople was the largest and wealthiest city in Europe from the 5th to early 13th century AD. To that end, it was …
De Profundis
“Wherever an altar is found, there civilization exists.” Joseph de Maistre
This was once a Christian city. What the article politely omits is how many centuries of stagnation Muslim rule brought in its wake.