What was the first name of Istanbul?

Byzantium
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Constantinople
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Stambul
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Troy
753
In 660 BC, the city was founded as the colony of Megara and named to honour its king Byzas. In 324 AD, Constantine the Great made it an eastern capital of Roman Empire. The city was then renamed Nea Roma; however, most simply called it Constantinople.
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