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The May 10 1556 Istanbul (Constantinople) earthquake | hand colored woodcut depicting damage in Istanbul from the May 10, 1556 earthquake. Hagia Sophia dome and other buildings were heavily damaged, with many fatalities. A comet was sighted on March 5, 1556 and seen for 12 days | printed by Herman Gall in Nuremberg (1556)
"Frightening signs of wonder before the terrible earthquake which happened in the cities of Rossanna and Constantinople", hand colored woodcut by the German Hermann Gall displaying the 1566 Constantinople earthquake.
Istanbul, Turkey. Istanbul was Constantinople/Now it's Istanbul, not Constantinople/Been a long time gone, Constantinople/Now it's Turkish delight on a moonlit night...
The perfect example of modern meets ancient: Turkey, Istanbul (not Constantinople, now).
Constantinople and Istanbul, Turkey
Ayasofya Istanbul, Turkey (ancient Constantinople) of Bizantine Map
istanbul, not constantinople
Constantinople, now Istanbul
Old and New Photos of Istanbul - Constantinople
#Stambul to niezwykłe miejsce - to jedno z najludniejszych miast w Europie. Odkrywaj świat z Big-Ative www.big-active.pl/
Istanbul, Turkey www.wpsubscribers... www.desktoplighti... www.laptoptrainin...
The City Walls of Constantinople. ** I was going to put this under Asia, or maybe Europe. Maybe Architecture?