Istanbul daily tours – The earliest-known settlement within the space now generally known as Istanbul, was in all probability based round 1000 BC. It’s title was Semistra. It was adopted by a small fishing village, referred to as Lygos. Lygos was settled on the European aspect. Then, round 700 BC colonists from Megara in Greece, based town of Chalcedon on the European shore of the Bosphorus.
Istanbul Daily Tours – Byzantium, comes after a Megarean colonist
The subsequent title of the settlement – Byzantium, comes after a Megarean colonist, Byzas established his new colony. There’s a legend that claims that Byzas was the son of Poseidon and a nymph, daughter of Zeus and Io. Earlier than he was leaving Greece, he requested the oracle at Delphi the place he ought to set up his new colony. The reply he obtained was enigmatic – ‘Reverse the blind’. Whereas he was crusing up the Bosphorus, he remembered the phrases of the oracle as he observed the colony on the Asian shore at Chalcedon.