Alfred Westholm of the Swedish Expedtion to Cyprus describes Famagusta to his parents:

The massive city walls, and leafy moats outside them, encircle a number of peculiar quarters. Only a few of the houses are inhabited...

Rupert Gunnis visited Kyrenia:

All over to Kyrenia to lunch with the Richards. Had a long talk with Caroe who has designed the new Dome Hotel-Catsellis told me it had cost £4000! Caroe has rather too large idea for...

A captain of the East India Company, John Macdonald Kinneir, arrived in Cyprus on January 1814. By the 19th of the same month he was on his way to Kyrenia:

Where I intended to embark for the opposite coast of Caramania. ...

During his mission with the Cyprus Pioneer Corps, Colonel Benjamin Donisthorpe Alsop Donne took in the natural and cultural richness of the island:

On the 19th I rode out to Episkopi village with Gilmore...

On a cold Sunday, Edith Belcher went on a picnic:

Drove to Limassol with a picnic and arrived at noon to pick up Tony. It was very cold and windy with little sun. Drove up to Apollo’s temple, a fascinating spot with...

In the cartulary of the Cathedral of St Sophia in Nicosia is the following:

Letter patent of Brother John of the Dominican Order, archbishop of Nicosia, confirming the foundation of a chapel to the Virgin by Guy d’Ibelin, seneschal of Cyprus...

The chronicler from Lysi writes:

On January 7th we had torrential rain and on the 20th of January we had snow which covered the whole of the island and by the 23rd the winter was terrible. It destroyed many houses and there were...

John Macdonald Kinneir, a captain of the East India Company, was in the vicinity of Kyrenia:

Captain Loretti arrived from Kelendri during the night and reached his habitation early in the morning, mounted on a mule...

Alfred Westholm, a member of the Swedish Expedition to Cyprus, noted in his diary an ominous night in Cyprus:

As I was lying in my warm, comfortable bed last night, I was awakened by he window shutter banging...

Extract from a Press Officer’s report:

Advocate A. Emilianides of Nicosia, who was Secretary to the ‘’National Organization of Cyprus’’ until the 1931 disturbances and has, since his release from internment in the Island...

Giorgio Cornaro, Caterina Cornaro’s brother, arrived in Nicosia. He persuaded Caterina, much against her will, to resign herself to the orders of the Signory:

“Are not my lords of Venice content to have their island when...

The newspaper Kypriakos Phylax reported:

The criminal court at Larnaca dealt today with the cases of Suleiman Hussein and Hasan Mustapha, accused of the premeditated murder of Hasan Kioroglu...