Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarchate

Ecumenical Patriarchate in Istanbul Fener Greek Orthodox Patriarchate in Istanbul – St. George’s Cathedral History of Eastern Orthodoxy in Constantinople The Apostles of Jesus Christ continued spreading the teachings of Christianity after his death and they aimed to spread it also on the Mediterranean coast that was the center of the world in the Ancient…

History of Istanbul and Constantinople

History of Istanbul A Short History of Istanbul, Byzantium and Constantinople Facts The city of Istanbul has had three different names throughout history. In the past, it was known as Byzantium as a Greek colony and Constantinople as a Roman city. Since the final years of the Ottoman Empire, the city has been called Istanbul….

Byzantine Empire History and Facts

Byzantine Empire History Byzantine Empire History, Culture, Art, Religion, Facts Why Constantine Chose Byzantium As The New Capital? The city of Rome, lost its importance by the beginning of 4th Century due to Barbarian attacks. Emperor Constantine decided to move the capital of Roman Empire to the East. For that purpose he chose a small…