Could it have been better as to separate one world from another, one culture from another by running cold water of 2 seas — the Black and Marmora?
Could it have been better as to combine them by placing on the banks of the strait which flows in both directions? The currents of the Bosporus — top and bottom ones — although carry their water in the opposite direction are still joined together in the calm shores of the seas. And 2 poles — the worlds of east and west — though sometimes tend in different directions their common origins still lie in the dark depths of the past centuries waters.
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