Mapping the capitals of the Roman Empire

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"After celebrating the council [of Nicaea] the Emperor [Constantine the Great]... fortified the walls of Byzantium and embellished buildings, and made it equal to Imperial Rome, and gave it his name of Constantinople, ordering that it be named Second [New] Rome. The law was engraved on a column in the Strategium, by the equestrian statue of the Emperor."  (Socrates Scholasticus, Church History, Chapter 16) ((In the Greek origin: Ὁ βασιλεὺς δὲ μετὰ τὴν σύνοδον [...] ἐποίει τε τοῦτο κατὰ τὰς ἄλ...

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