John Thomson upon entering Nicosia:

Nicosia may be seen to greatest advantage from the summit of its wall. In the distance rises a forest of tapering minarets, that contrasts well with graceful palms...

Lieutenant Donisthorpe Donne describes an incident regarding police adventures near Episkopi:

Started off on my first district tour with Dayan and 3 zaptiehs and rode up to Selico and investigated a peculiar case of theft...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease, having spent enough money on schools in Larnaca, felt he had to come to a permanent arrangement on the matter with the appropriate persons:

Today, Mr Thompson, Luke and I...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease seemed a bit annoyed with the missionary Mr Wolfe…

The Aga says that when Mr Wolfe was here, he wrote a letter to the Governor in Italian to persuade him to become...

Ioannes Cotovicus, aka lohann van Kootwyck, a Doctor of Civil and Canon Law in the University of Utrecht, touched at Larnaca:

On September 13 we again weighed anchor, shook out our sails, and coasted gaily along for fifty miles...

The  American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease visited Lefkara:

There are 6 churches in the upper village and at least 2 in the lower, all of which, except one, appear to be in a ruinous condition. This, which is called Stavros ton Lefcaron...

Writing to his parents, Alfred Westrhom of the Swedish Archaeological Expedition to Cyprus speaks of the perils of malaria on the island

So I am still here and shall be for a few days, for together with the mail...

The pilgrim Bars’ kyj’s arrived in Cyprus and met Archbishop Philotheos:

Having recovered a little, I sailed from Tripolis to Cyprus, hoping from there to catch a vessel to my intended destination...

Tantso Sabanov, a Bulgarian who had participated in the revolution of 1876, was arrested and exiled with four others to Cyprus. He was taken to the Nicosia prisons:

When finally we realised that this is where we were going to live...

A description of the church of Saint Lazarus by Pietro della Valle, a Roman of patrician birth:

I returned early to our vessel, and stopped on the way to see a Greek church in the Marina, called S. Lazarus. It belonged originally to the...

The monk Angelico Calepio writes concerning events:

On September 17 or 18 Mustafa Pasha made his host march towards Famagosta, and left to garrison Nicosia four thousand janissaries and a thousand cavarly...

King James of Cyprus had already started the pursuance of Queen Charlotte and Louis of Savoie. Having secured a fleet and an army in Egypt he returned to Cyprus and according to George Boustronios….

The fleet conducting the postulant...