The Byzantine Empire. Why was Constantinople established as the capital of the Eastern Roman Empire? . Constantinople was built on the Bosporous strait for protection and trade purposes:Protection of the eastern frontierLocated far away from the invading Germanic tribesThe city was easily fortified by strong wallsBuilt on a peninsula which was protected by a natural harborTrade was prosperous because Constantinople was located at a CROSSROADS between Europe and Asia; the city was very wealt9450
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