Monthly Archives: September 2013












Istanbul has been the capital of 4 empires in the last 1600 years… It’s where East meets West, where Christianity meets Islam… Around 300AD, when the Roman Empire split in two, Constantine moved the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire to Byzantium (current day Istanbul)… The Roman Empire held Istanbul against Islam until 1453, when it finally fell… Some scholars believe that if Istanbul fell sooner, we would not have seen the… Read More