Visual Timeline: Constantinople

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272 CE: Possible year of Emperor Constantine's birth.
 
 
308 CE: Constantine I named "caesar" of the west.
 
330 CE: Constantinople is founded on the site of old Byzantium as “the new Rome.”
 
 
337 CE: Death of Constantine.
 
337 CE: Death of Emperor Constantine I.
 
360 CE: First Hagia Sophia built in Constantinople.
 
 
363 CE: Death of Julian the Apostate.
 
 
379 CE - 395 CE: Reign of Theodosius the Great.
 
391 CE: Christianity becomes official religion of Empire.
 
 
413 CE: Walls of Constantinople extended by Theodosius II.
 
532 CE: Nika Revolt in Constantinople.
 
 
532 CE: Hagia Sophia rebuilt by Justinian.
 
 
610 CE - 622 CE: Heraclius restructures the Eastern Roman empire into the Byzantine empire.
 
 
626 CE: A colaition of Slavs, Avars and Bulgars lay siege to Constantinople, the Romans manage to repel the attack. .
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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