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What is Constantinople?

I was watching Jeopardy! tonight and knew the question to one of the answers that no one rang in on. I don’t remember the specific wording of the answer, but is was about which city walls was a big gun … Continue reading

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Thinking of Istanbul

For the past couple of weeks I have been reading a book about Istanbul while eating lunch. The book is Istanbul: City of Majesty at the Crossroads of the World by Thomas F. Madden. Of course, the book has brought … Continue reading

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