History

01 Oct 1533

John Locke describes his pilgrimage to the Church of Panayia Hydria in Famagusta

John Locke describes his pilgrimage to the Church of Panayia Hydria in Famagusta:

'First of October in the morning we went to see the reliefe of the watches. That done we went to one of the Greeekes churches to see a pot or jar of stone, which is sayd to bee one of  the seven jarres of water the which the Lord God at the marriage converted into wine. It is a pot of earth very faire, white enamelled and fairely wrought upon with drawen worke, and hath on either side of it, instead of handles, eares made in fourme as the painters make angels wings...'