The Church in Cyprus made special demands of the people, as noted by the American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease:

Yesterday Mr. Thompson and Mr. Charalambos removed to Scala. The Archdeacon of the Bishop came...

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...

According to the American ambassador’s wife, Edith Belcher, this was one of her worst days. One of her closest friends was shot that afternoon:

Suddenly at six the curfew siren wailed…

The Russian monk Vasili Grigorevich Bars'kyj arrived in Larnaca:

The town is small lacking in beauty and sturdy construction, with a few houses made of stone but most made of unfired bricks...

Pietro della Vallle, a Roman of patrician birth, on the plant called ‘’ladanum’’:

I landed again. The consul gave me a piece of virgin Ladanum, pure and unadulterated, as it is gathered. It is found plentifully in Cyprus, and as I...

Cypriot superstitions impressed the American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease as did the diseases that plagued the island:

The nurse saw a cloth of Lucinda on the floor, which Mrs. Pease was sweeping away and snatched up...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease was invited to a party in a garden, for the day:

The Greeks, like the Arabs, are remarkably social in their habits. They cannot live without society. Not only so, but as they do not understand...  

Giselbert, the chaplain of Count Baldwin V in 1175, describes the crowning of King Amalric of Cyprus:

The Chancellor, however, together with count Adolph and certain other friends, touched shore at Cyprus. For he had been sent...

The Englishman John Locke, during his journey to Jerusalem, stopped also in Cyprus:

The 23, 24 and 25 we sailed our direct course with a small gale of winde and this day we had sight of the island of Cyprus...