A special reference to the Latin church of Santa Maria de la Cava by Jacobus de Verona, an Augustinian monk, who anchored in Famagusta:

With a calm sea and favourable wind we sailed past Rhodes, which...

The Senator Giacomo Diedo gives an account of the siege of the island by the Ottomans in 1570 and describes the arrival of the Turkish fleet to the island: 

On July 1, 1570, the Turkish fleet was descried off the western point of... 

An anonymous journal describes the tour of a gentleman of the East India Company:

In the evening we weighed anchor and sailed for Larnaca, and arrived about noon of the 2nd at the Marine, a mile distant from the town. ...

 Alfred Westholm, member of the Swedish Archaeological Expedition to Cyprus, writing to his parents:

You write that Karl Sundberg is to come here. His reputation has far preceded him. What is more, the intended mining...

An anonymous author described Cyprus in a journal printed at Horsham in 1784:

The island of Cyprus is situated on the most easterly part of the Mediterranean, sixty miles south of the coast of Caramania, and thirty west...

From the description of Larnaka by an anonymous author of a journal printed at Horsham in 1784, which was kept on a journey from Basra to Bagdad, over the small desert to Aleppo, Cyprus, Rhodes, Zante, Corfu and Otranto in Italy in the year 1779...

Lorenzo Warriner Pease, the first American missionary to Cyprus, commented on the character and reputation of Osman Pasha:

Osman Pasha, the late Pasha of the island died at Petra last Friday. He was formerly a courier...

Leontios Machairas refers to King Janus preparing for the battle of Khirokitia:

On the morning of Friday 5 July 1426 after Christ the king with all his army came to Kherokitia; and they lodged in the tower of Kherokitia with...

Alfred Westholm writes to his parents from Cyprus:

If Mother could only imagine what an odd life I have begun to lead. At the excavations, my presence is usually rather superfluous. We are not finding anything anyway, and the workers...

Death of James II Lusignan, King of Cyprus:

On the night of 6 to 7 July 1473, James breathed his last, after a painful illness lasting nine days. He was almost thirty three years old and he had been on the throne for almost thirteen years. ...

Rupert Gunnis was describing his encounter with a couple from Russia who were in Cyprus in the refugees camp:

Here on Cyprus there are many Russians who fled the Bolsheviks after the revolution...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease took note of homemade production of cheese on the island:

The people make chaloumi in the following manner. They boil the milk of the goat, and put into it...