The Kitáb-i-Aqdas - The Most Holy Book
Index term: Ar-Rúm
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O people of Constantinople!
The word here translated as "Constantinople" is, in the original, "Ar-Rúm" or "Rome". This term has generally been used in the Middle East to designate Constantinople and the Eastern Roman Empire, then the city of Byzantium and its empire, and later the Ottoman Empire.