A window into the life of a dave. Trivia, gaming, family life, useless exercises in distinction-making, and so on. Just another day in nerd paradise.
1. Istanbul Constantinople, Byzantium2. Byzantium, then Istanbul, then Constantinople, now it's Istanbul ;-)3. Constantinople is named after the emporer Constantine, a "Christian come lately" Emporer of the Roman Empire. I don't know the others4. Land of Turks?5. ?6. Ottoman Empire! Bad Guys in WW17. Asia Minor and..?
I held off as long as I could. Here are my guesses.1. I'm with Davey on that2. Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul3. Byzantium: main city of the Byzantine Empire, Constantinople: Greek for "The City of Constantine", Istanbul: a degradation of Constantinople4. Country of the Turks5. Mustafa Kemal Attatürk, 1880's-1930's or 40's6. Ottoman Emipre7. Anatolia, GalaciaBonus question: What do the Turks call the bird (or meat) we call a turkey?
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