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İznik


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Alternate Name
Iznik

Isnik

Place Type
political
Description
Was city of ancient Bithynia and rival of Nicomedia; according to legend, founded by the god Dionysos; famed for Nicene Councils of 4th and 8th centuries; was capital of Crusaders and Nicaean emperors of Lascaris family 1206-1261; flourished under Ottoman rule.
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