New Rome

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Definition: New Rome
A name for the city of Constantinople, which may have been coined by Constantine himself. The Council of Constantinople (381) declared that "the Bishop of Constantinople is to have honorary pre-eminence after the Bishop of Rome, because Constantinople is the new Rome."
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Title New Rome
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Last UpdatedJanuary 28, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/new-rome
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MLA Citation “New Rome.” ReligionFacts.com. 28 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021. <religionfacts.com/new-rome>