Extract from George Boustronios’ narrative referring to Kyrenia:

And on 15 November 1473 Sir Louis Alberic sent a written message from Kyrenia that Sir Paolo Contarini did not wish to surrender Kyrenia to him: ‘’Besides, he says that he does not...

The traveller Richard Pococke continued his journey around the island:

We travelled eastwards to the village of Asphronisy, where there are ruins of four churches and it seems to have been some antient town...

William Turner, based in the British Embassy in Constantinople, visited Cyprus twice and described it extensively:

When a peasant marries, he takes his wife with nothing else than a box containing a few clothes...

George Boustronios recorded in his narrative, the Chronicle of Cyprus:

The news reached Nicosia that: “King James’ illegitimate daughter had been betrothed to King Ferdinand’s illegitimate son, and King Ferdinand had promised...

From George Boustronios’ narrative, the Chronicle of Cyprus:

In addition, on 18 November the news reached Nicosia that: ‘King James’ illegitimate daughter had been betrothed to King Ferdinand’s illegitimate son, and King...

No rain in Nicosia and Sir Garnet Wolseley was worried:

Still no signs of rain. The people say that if we do not have it with the next new moon we shall have none until well on in December. I am becoming anxious about it…

From the diaries of US Consul General Taylor Belcher and Edith Belcher:

Government house at half past six for cocktails and to witness TV show of Governor’s departure. Several drinks and then crowded into library...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease commented upon his arrival to Omodos: 

9.30 we arrived at Omodos, a very beautiful village, the birthplace of Archbishop and his archdeacon. It is so situated as to command a fine view... 

Letter of Cyprus High Commissioner H Good-Adams to the Secretary of State for the Colonies:

Sir, I have the honour to forward herewith an address presented to me by the signatories, which I was requested to forward...

Edith Belcher, wife of US Consul General to Cyprus, Taylor Belcher, remembers:

At half past nine Joan and I drove down to Pentaya hospital to see Trucia. The hospital, entirely owned and run by the Cyprus Mines Corporation...

The Swedish archaeologist Alfred Westholm witnessed the impact of the global financial crisis in Cyprus and on the miners in particular:

Here on Cyprus the general global crisis has made itself intensely felt, and it is even said...

In the archives of Ragusa we have the following testimonial:

In Ragusa a new commercial company is established between Captain Mathaeus Cromicich and Seraphino Marini de Bona, who represents 10 traders...