History Main / IstanbulNotConstantinople

18th Jun '18 5:25:43 PM Vilui
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** Livonia (UsefulNotes/{{Poland}}): The counterpart for Poland, is the name of a nation that lasted from the 1100's to the end of UsefulNotes/WorldWarI. Livonia was made up of the present-day countries of UsefulNotes/{{Latvia}} and UsefulNotes/{{Estonia}}, and many of the nobles of Livonia became part of the Polish nobility. Additionally, there are some cultural similarities between the Latvia and Estonia and Poland.

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** Livonia (UsefulNotes/{{Poland}}): The counterpart for Poland, is the name of a nation that lasted from the 1100's 1100s to the end of UsefulNotes/WorldWarI. Livonia was made up of the present-day countries of UsefulNotes/{{Latvia}} and UsefulNotes/{{Estonia}}, and many of the nobles of Livonia became part of the Polish nobility. Additionally, there are some cultural similarities between the Latvia and Estonia and Poland.
27th Apr '18 5:34:01 AM dmeagher13
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* ''VideoGame/{{Okami}}'' calls its Japanese-mythology filled setting Nippon, the Japanese name for Japan, even in the localized versions.
20th Apr '18 2:27:01 AM PaulA
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* In the ''Literature/ScholarlyMagics'' series, set in a world like our own but with magic, many of the place names are the same (Paris is still Paris), but some are examples of this (Glasscastle, a site of great magical significance in England, is clearly Glastonbury).
27th Mar '18 9:08:43 PM dmcreif
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* ''Series/TheDefenders2017'': Alexandra, one of the centuries-old leaders of the Hand, tells a Turkish restauranteur that his wife's ethnic dish is better than they made it in Constantinople. The man corrects her that it's known as Istanbul, now.
18th Mar '18 5:40:28 AM Luppercus
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** United States of Atlanta (UsefulNotes/UnitedStatesOfAmerica): Atlanta is the name of one of the USA's largest and most influential major cities.

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** United States of Atlanta (UsefulNotes/UnitedStatesOfAmerica): Atlanta is the name of one of the USA's largest and most influential major cities. May also be an allusion to ''{{Atlantis}}'', one of the theories around it is that it was actually North America.
5th Jan '18 12:17:43 PM DaibhidC
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* The first arc of ''ComicBook/{{The Kingdom|DC}}'' takes place in the "cold place," Anarchticy -- that's Antarctica to you and me. Subsequent stories visit Tazzy Island and Auxtralia.

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* The first arc of ''ComicBook/{{The Kingdom|DC}}'' ''Kingdom'' in ''Comicbook/TwoThousandAD'' takes place in the "cold place," Anarchticy -- that's Antarctica to you and me. Subsequent stories visit Tazzy Island and Auxtralia.
7th Dec '17 12:35:39 PM CheeseDogX
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* ''Literature/{{Cryptonomicon}}'', which takes place in a world just a little bit different from ours, calls Japan "Nippon", which is, more-or-less, the Japanese name.[[note]]A more accurate transliteration would be "Nihon." "Nippon" is an older version in that name,
which is still used in some places, like Okinawa.[[/note]] ''Literature/SnowCrash'', by the same author, does the same.

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* ''Literature/{{Cryptonomicon}}'', which takes place in a world just a little bit different from ours, calls Japan "Nippon", which is, more-or-less, the Japanese name.[[note]]A more accurate transliteration would be "Nihon." "Nippon" is an older version in that name,
name, which is still used in some places, like Okinawa.[[/note]] ''Literature/SnowCrash'', by the same author, does the same.
7th Dec '17 12:15:28 PM CheeseDogX
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* ''Literature/{{Cryptonomicon}}'', which takes place in a world just a little bit different from ours, calls Japan "Nippon", which is, more-or-less, the Japanese name. ''Literature/SnowCrash'', by the same author, does the same.

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* ''Literature/{{Cryptonomicon}}'', which takes place in a world just a little bit different from ours, calls Japan "Nippon", which is, more-or-less, the Japanese name. [[note]]A more accurate transliteration would be "Nihon." "Nippon" is an older version in that name,
which is still used in some places, like Okinawa.[[/note]]
''Literature/SnowCrash'', by the same author, does the same.
7th Dec '17 12:12:18 PM CheeseDogX
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* ''Literature/{{Cryptonomicon}}'', which takes place in a world just a little bit different from ours, calls Japan "Nippon", which is, more-or-less, the Japanese name.

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* ''Literature/{{Cryptonomicon}}'', which takes place in a world just a little bit different from ours, calls Japan "Nippon", which is, more-or-less, the Japanese name. ''Literature/SnowCrash'', by the same author, does the same.
7th Dec '17 12:10:04 PM CheeseDogX
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** Some American States have different names in Literature/Timeline191. North and South Dakota are one state, called Dakota, Oklahoma is called Sequoyah, and when the Union captures part of Texas, they rename it Houston (though the actual city of Houston is still in Confederate Texas). And when the Mormons attempt to secede, they rename Utah "Deseret" (their original name for the state).
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