A day in the life of American Missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease during his time in Cyprus:

Monthly concert: I conducted the concert today, Mr. Charalambos was present. I have today nearly finished a map of ancient Cittium...

Rupert Gunnis, ADC to Governor Ronald Storrs, took various VIPs round the island:

Took the trolley down to Famagusta. Round the old town and took some photographs. Lunch with Popham who seemed ...

Rupert Gunnis, ADC to Governor Ronald Storrs, entertained visitors from abroad:

A boat-load of the St Barnabas pilgrims arrived, they had been visiting the War Graves in Palestine. About 120 came up to Nicosia and the museum...

The Seigneur de Villamont recounts his first impressions of Cyprus, a stop on his journey from Brittany to Jerusalem:

On Ascension Day, Thursday, May 11, 1589, about mid-day we arrived at the first point of the kingdom of...

The English botanist Dr J Sibthorpe, who travelled in Cyprus and collected notes concerning the natural history of the island, describes Paphos and his discoveries at a modern Greek church:

Gesta Regis Henrici Secundi describes the marriage of Richard to Berengaria:

In the month of May, on Sunday the 12th of the same month, the feast of St Nereus, Achilleus and Pancratius, Richard, King of England married...

In March 1787 Dr John Sibthorp, a respected English botanist, having sailed through various islands and the coast of Asia Minor, arrived in Cyprus where for five weeks he studied the fauna and flora:

We went on shore, and after waiting...

An early 18th century traveller, Vasyl Hryhorovyc-Bars’ ky, visited Cyprus on several occasions and left the most detailed account of the churches, monasteries and religious life on the island from the period, including the church of Saint Lazarus in Larnaca:

English botanist Dr J Sibthorp visited Fontana Amorosa in the Akamas peninsula:

At six we set out for Fontana Amorosa, which our guides informed us was little more than an hour distant from Poli. We descended towards the coast...

In a letter to his parents, Alfred Westholm of the Swedish Archaeological Expedition to Cyprus writes about his discovery in Amathus:

Work goes on here at Amathus as usual at a rapid pace, with...

Swedish Archeologist Alfred Westholm wrote to his parents emphasising the growing popularity of the Swedes in Cyprus:

Our life here at Amathus is easily studied by all who pass by on the road, and my simple reed...

Seigneur de Villamont, on his way to the Holy Land, visited Cyprus where he landed on 11 May 1589. In his account of the island, he visited Limassol and noted:

Sunday morning, May 14, I landed to hear the Holy Liturgy celebrated by...