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Siege of Constantinople (Défaite)

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Second Arab Siege of Constantinople
Part of Byzantine-Arab Wars
Constantinople area map
Map of the environs of Constantinople in Byzantine times
Date 15 July 717 – ???
Location Thrace, Bithynia, Sea of Marmara, and Constantinople
Result Phyrric Umayyad Victory; End of the Byzantine Empire
Belligerents
Umayyad Caliphate Byzantine Empire
Commanders and leaders
Maslama ibn Abd al-Malik

Sulayman ibn Mu'ad

Umar ibn Hubayra

Strength
120,000 men

2,560 ships

The Siege of Constantinople was one of the major events in world history as it marked a decisive Muslim victory and the fall of Constantinople as well as the unofficial end of the Byzantine Empire.

Background

Siege

Aftermath

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