In her book The Ladies of Medieval Cyprus, Leto Severis writes about Helena Paleologina: 

The tragic events of the last years affected Helena’s health which deteriorated rapidly. Her last two, addressed to her husband, wishes...

The Sherardian Professor of Botany at Oxford, Dr John Sibthorp, and his friends made an excursion to the mountain of the Holy Cross:

We passed by the aqueduct of Larnaca and after four hours ride over an uneven plain...

In a dispatch to Winston S Churchill, British colonial administrator Malcolm Stevenson informed him of disturbances in Nicosia on 6 and 7 April, on the anniversary of Greek Independence Day: 

It has been the custom each year...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease discussing schools:

To day Messrs Pierides and Valsamachi called on me and informed me that several of the principal Greeks of the place had met and concluded to establish a high school...

The American Lorenzo Warriner Pease followed what went on between the Swedish consul and the Bishop of Larnaca:

The Bishop has recently made a deacon of St Lazarus priest, for which...

The traveller Ch Fürer, born in Nuremberg in 1541, visited Cyprus 29 March - 7 May 1566: 

On April 16 we left Nicosia, and next day reached Limiso, a considerable village, with a see the income of which is 3000 ducats, and a castle of which...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease met a man from Aradippou village:

Saw a man from Aradippou the other day and asked him if they have a school there. He says yes, an old man teaches who is the candle- lighter...

Dr J Sibthorp, who travelled to Cyprus from England on a botanical tour, reached Famagusta:

We set off at eight in the morning for Famagusta. [The reapers were busy in the harvest, and the tinkling of the bell fixed to their sides expressed their...

The Swede Alfred Westholm spent Easter at the monastery of Apostolos Andreas. He joined the Greek congregation for midnight mass:

At the stroke of 12 we were rightly awakened by the most frightful...

Edith Belcher, wife of American Consul to Cyprus Taylor Belcher wrote in her diary:

The three of us off to George Paraskevaides for supper. Loizidheses of Morphou were there and two others from Morphou, George’s mater and...

The English traveler Dr J Sibthorpe who travelled in Cyprus and collected notes concerning the natural history of the island, comments on Famagusta, describing it as a melancholy place with deserted streets: 

Early in the morning we walked...

Rupert Gunnis received some important guest on the island:

Noel Coward arrived 9.30am sight-seeing. Played bezique. Lunch. Down to Famagusta during which he sung all the pre-war musical comedies and his own compositions...