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...

US Consul General Taylor Belcher reported the heightened tensions involving political leaders on the island:  

Times of Cyprus and Ethnos only papers published due island-wide strike called by PEO...

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...

From the diaries of Edith Belcher:

Right now, it’s the Turks that are mad at the Governor and several groups have formed in town shouting, «Down With Foot», and «Go Home Foot!» They say now that he is pro-Greek, in spite of his pleadings that he is trying to ...

The Reverent Levi Parsons in a letter to his parents:

At harbour near to Paphos, (Cyprus) – In the morning I expect to commence a tour through the island to distribute tracts and bibles. I leave this letter in the vessel, to be forwarded to Smyrna.

American Missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease commented on the local folklore tale of the kalikantzaros (καλικάντζαρος):

The people have an idea that there is a kind of hobgoblin which frequents houses...

From the chronicle of George Boustronios: 

Besides, on the same day certain men of the citadel who had been with Peter d’ Avila arrived from Famagusta, because they had been expelled from Famagusta. And they went to the...

Extract from the writings of Archimandrite Kyprianos of the Church of Cyprus:

In 1756 a great roar and rumbling of earthquake in the night and morning of January 27, which greatly alarmed the inhabitants.

Swedish archaeologist Alfred Westholm wrote about the social life of the Swedes in Cyprus:

Last week we were invited to afternoon tea by a prominent Greek family here in town, whose wife is born Norwegian. Sjöqvist and I...

Rupert Gunnis continued his tours around the island and especially Karpasia where he was sure there were many antiquities:

 Alexis, Sarg. Kyriako and I to Gastria where we inspected various sites in the “Vallia” to see if much tomb digging...