Theodosius from the Greeks to the present day city of Antiquity Tiny comfortable Theodosius seniority can compete with many ancient cities of ancient Greece. As many as 25 centuries worth of Theodosius on the Black Sea. Founded Theodosius was the Hellenes. And named at birth by God named Data, that sounds like Theodosius. Thanks to the enterprise and organization of the ancient Greeks, Theodosia flourished for at least several centuries.
But, unfortunately, mast tame times can not last endlessly. The happy life of the Crimea could not attract envious glances. From the steppes came the invaders – the Genoese. In the 13th century they took over the Black Sea coast in Crimea. Renaming Theodosius in Cafu they arrange their outpost in the city on the Black Sea. (Penetration of the Greeks or Italians in the interior of the Crimea is not fixed. There has traditionally controlled the territory of many steppe peoples and tribes). The Middle Ages military builders and highly courageous fighters have proven to Italian nobility.
It decided to test the Turks. They attempted to take away the Crimea from the Italians. Huge on that time the Turkish fleet sailing boldly entered the Karkinitsky (now Feodosia) Gulf. Planted troops could not capture the outright Cafu. Started many months siege. The siege took quite a protracted, even chronic, form. The outcome of the battle or to predict who could not. But the plague intervened in the case, like a bolt struck the Turks. Formidable Janissaries once died in batches.