From the narrative “Conquest and Defence of Famagosta” compiled by Fra Angelo Calepio of Cyprus, Superior of the Dominican Convent of Nicosia:

On the morning of August 1 the enemy fired two hundred cannon shots...

Swedish Archaeologist Alfred Westholm enjoyed some relaxation time after completing the field work at Vouni:

The last letter was concluded all too hastily in the rush in Nicosia. The completion at Vouni...

A merchant of London, Master Laurence Aldersey, during his first voyage to the East included his views on Cyprus:

The second day of August we arrived in Cyprus, at a towne called Missagh (Larnaca): the people there...

Sir Garnet Wolseley refers to the women’s slave bazaar in Larnaka:

Sir A. Home the P.M.O. arrived. Health of troops at Larnaka very good but there is said to be a good deal of fever and probably heat apoplexy from keeping the men under bell tents...

The American Lorenzo Warriner Pease gathered information about agriculture in Cyprus:

The greek στρέμμα (or acre) contains 60x60 yards. 3600sq. yards. The aga tells me that every stremma produces from 3 ½ to 5 ½ and...

Alfred Westholm of the Swedish Archaeological Expedition to Cyprus received some great news:

The big news that is just now spreading across all of Cyprus is that our Crown Prince and protector has promised to come and visit us...

Leontios Macheras, Cypriot chronicler attached to the court of the Lusignans, reported an encounter between the Genoese and King Peter II:

 And on Sunday the fifth of August a great Genoese ship appeared...

USA ambassador Taylor Belcher sent to the Secretary of State the following report:

Turkish terrorist organization TMT yesterday issued leaflet ordering cessation of operations until further notice. This leaflet came a day after...

Greffin Affagart, Seigneur de Courteilles, a gentleman of Maine, visited Cyprus on his return from a pilgrimage to the Holy Places:

On the seventh day of August, after laying in a little stock of eatables, we went on board a Venetian vessel...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease was invited in a wedding at the village of Alethricon:

On Saturday 4th, we accepted an invitation to attend a wedding in the village.Towards night we went to the preparation...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease visited Arpera village:

Today we went to Arpera and dined. This is the finest garden in Cyprus as the Aga says,was built by two bishops of Citium...

Towards the end of the armed struggle against the British, US Consul General Taylor G Belcher wrote:

Theseus discussed disgust of Greeks here about the passive resistance and the economic impossibility of it...