Theodosian Walls, Istanbul

Title

Theodosian Walls, Istanbul

Subject

Walls

Description

The Theodosian Walls are arguably the most defining monument of Late Antiquity. Begun, perhaps, as a response to Honorius' renovation of the Aurelian Wall in Rome, they proved to have astounding defensive capabilities, protecting Constantinople and preserving the empire for a further thousand years.

Date

2016

Contributor

Living Late Antiquity Team

Rights

The photograph was taken by the Living Late Antiquity team (2016) and is released here under creative commons license, as long Living Late Antiquity is credited.

Files

IMG_0875.jpg

Collection

Reference

Theodosian Walls, Istanbul, 2016

Cite As

“Theodosian Walls, Istanbul,” Living Late Antiquity, accessed August 20, 2018, http://livinglateantiquity.org/items/show/52.

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