Timeline of Istanbul


The following is a timeline of the history of the town of Istanbul, Turkey.

Prior to 4th century


  • 657 BCE – Byzantium founded by Greeks.
  • 513 BCE – City taken by Persians under the rule of Darius the Great.[1]
  • 479 BCE – Spartans take control of Byzantium from the Persians following their victory at the Battle of Plataea.[1]
  • 411 BCE – Captured by Sparta.
  • 408 BCE – Captured by Athens.
  • 340 BCE – Besieged unsuccessfully by the forces of Philip II of Macedon.
  • 317 BCE – Battle of Byzantium.
  • 193 CE
  • 196 – Captured by Septimius Severus.[2] Walls demolished and city razed.
  • 203
    • Septimius Severus rebuilds the city.
    • Hippodrome built (approximate date).
    • Mese main street built.
    • Baths of Zeuxippus built (approximate date).
    • Walls rebuilt (approximate date).
  • 267 – Captured by the Herules.

4th–15th centuries


15th–18th centuries


19th century


20th century


21st century


See also


References


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  19. United Nations Department for Economic and Social Information and Policy Analysis, Statistics Division (1997). "Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants". 1995 Demographic Yearbook. New York. pp. 262–321.
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  26. Rails under the Bosporus Archived 2010-09-22 at the Wayback Machine, Railway Gazette International 2009-02-23
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This article incorporates information from the German Wikipedia and Turkish Wikipedia.

Bibliography


See also: Bibliography of Istanbul [tr]

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