The pilgrim Bar’s kyj’s during his second visit in Cyprus visited the Monastery of Saint Mamas:

We paused in this monastery, as I have mentioned earlier, for a week and left on June 19 for the monastery of St. Mamas [ο Άγιος Μάμας του Μόρφου]...

Edith Belcher notes an interesting meeting with Eric Baker:

Eric Baker, a Quaker from England, here for lunch. We were impressed with him. Sensible, honest and sincere. Very intense looking man, with a definite John the Baptist glow but...

Fra Calepio gives an account of the siege of Famagusta in 1571:

On June 21 they fired the mine under the great tower of the Arsenal under the directions of Janpulad Bey: it shattered the wall, which was of great thickness...

George Jeffery on the issue of the alterations on Famagusta Gate by the British: 

Hon. C.S.,

The question is one of more of procedure than anything...

Lorenzo Warriner Pease, the American missionary, was in the vicinity of Larnaca:

We took dinner at the chiflick of the widow of Mr Hava, about an hour and a half from here. The gardens are very extensive. ...

The priest Denis Possot from Brie, while touring the island, found himself in Limassol:

Monday June 24, the feast of S. John Baptist, a fair was held at Nymesson. There came many horsemen...

The Dominican monk Felix Faber on reaching the harbour of Paphos and beyond:

On June 25, 1483, we came over against the most ancient harbour of Cyprus which is called Paphus; and mentioned in Acts xiii.6 and 13...

The Dominican monk Felix Faber, in a company of eight, woke up at the village of Santa Croce where they had spent the night:

On the 26th, the feast of the holy martyrs John and Paul, when we got up we begged the Greek...

Doctor Pegasiou, from Karavas village, Cyprus, sent a letter to Swedish archaeologist Einar Gjerstad with notes on customs related to marriage:

1) Before the bride and groom enter their new home, they both stand...

Fabriano Falchetti describes the Turks' preparations for the attack on Nicosia:

I, Fabriano Falchetti, of Saluderio, a village in the District of Rimini, who happened to be at Nicosia in the company of Captain Palazzo de Fano...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease notes about Cypriot people: 

It is a custom for the men to sleep for two or three hours in the afternoon through the summer, while the females indulge in naps...

A gentleman officer of the East India Company wrote in his diary:

About sunset we anchored off the town of Famagusta, formerly the capital of the island, when the Venetians had possession of it, at which period it was a most beautiful flourishing city...