Ogier VIII, Seigneur d’ Anglure, began his visit to Nicosia:

This New Year’s day our baggage was loaded and we mounted our horses to go to the said city of Nicosia where the King was. And we took the road to go as pilgrims straight to...

According to Lorenzo Warriner Pease, a missionary in Cyprus, an outbreak of the plague was approaching the island:

Today I am informed that the plague has broken out afresh in Smyrna, that it is prevailing in Alexandria...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease talks of his acquaintances in Larnaca: 

Mr. Antonio-keeper of the Locanda, has recently returned from Italy, bringing with himself a couple of fine wagons and a female...

John Macdonald Kinneir, a captain of the East India Company visited Cyprus 2 - 24 January 1814, having travelled from Constantinople through Eastern Asia Minor:

I hired one horse, four mules and a jackass to carry myself and...

Rupert Gunnis had met Dr Zemenides in London:

Back via Polis and the N. road, meeting many friends on the way, surface much better than I thought. Had a letter from Henniker-Heaton telling me that Dr Angelos Zemenides had ... 

Lorenzo Warriner Pease, an American missionary in Cyprus, takes notes of his first Christmas in Cyprus:

Tomorrow will be Christmas according to the Greek method of computing time. The Greeks are making...

A Turkish burial impressed the American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease:

Two graves have been dug in the burying ground under my window. In one a Mohammedan has been buried. The same ceremony...

From the private journal of Lieutenant Donisthorpe Donne:

So I started off back the next morning at 8 a.m. arriving at Limassol about 7 p.m. having done the nearly 50 mile ride on a small mule.  I naturally saw little of Larnaca ...

The climax of King Peter’s madness came on this day:

His son and heir, Prince Peter or Petrinos, happened to see two dogs belonging to James, the son of Henry of Giblet, Lord of Akaki and Viscount of Nicosia...

The monk Calepio remembers how he was freed from the Ottoman bonds:

I was taken prisoner by a talisman, a Turkish monk and sold to Osman Chelibi, the captain of a galley; how the mercy and loving kindness...

Rupert Gunnis was busy with his Christmas preparations and festivities:

All day preparing for the dance, which was a vast success, about 200 people came and everything went off very well indeed. We had two horse zaptiehs...

The chronicler from Lysi village notes:

A good year. On 12th January we had much snow. It covered all the crops. Then again we had snow on the 20th but less so.