Visual Timeline: Byzantium

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668 BCE: Megara founds the colony of Byzantium.
 
527 CE - 565 CE: Reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I.
 
 
532 CE: The Nika riots last a week in Constantinople during the reign of Justinian I. The disturbance caused the destruction of much of the central city area and was quelled after a significant loss of life.
 
 
 
 
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