According to Archimandrite Kyprianos, in February 1766 the bishops heard that the rebel Khalil was besieging Nicosia:

Suleiman arrived in Nicosia from Kyrenia. There, after conferring with Ibrahim Bey and the natives, he...

Lorenzo Warriner Pease, an American missionary, was travelling around the island:

Started 8.25 in 1 05/60 hour, we were opposite Mr Pelendrites chiftlick and in 45 minutes more we arrived at Colossi, where we examined the tower. ...

Artemis Cooper, in Patrick Leigh Fermor’s biography, describes the atmosphere in Cyprus in May 1955 that led him to write a frustrated letter to her mother, Diana Cooper:

The following month (May 1955) Paddy went to Cyprus where...

From the diary of US Consul General Taylor Belcher, regarding the escalating intercommunal troubles: 

We set off for George Paraskevaides’ and picnic at his Kyrenia cottage. Interesting comment by George Chryssafinis. ...

The Orientalist and diplomat Johan David Åkerbald was the first Swede to show real antiquarian interest in Cyprus. In his journal he mentions the places he visited:

June 1st, half past three Paphos, seven o’clock Potami ...

Terence Mullaly describing the advance of Maximilian’s troops on Asolo and the message Caterina Cornaro gave to the people of Asolo: 

By February 1509 Maximilian’s troops were advancing on Asolo... 

The English traveller Edward Daniel Clarke visited Cyprus in 1801:

About 6 o’clock in the evening of June the third, we made land, north-east and by east. It fell to my lot to give the first intelligence of its appearance, being aloft, upon the look-out...

American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease was in Larnaca on this feast day:

The Kataklysmos feast took place today, but as there is danger of the plague, the chief men requested the Archimandrite...

Caterina Cornaro abdicates:

The climax was reached when the procession came to the basilica of St mark. Caterina was met by the Patriarch and many priests.There was a long and solemn address, then a Te Deum was sung,...

The American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease examined the ruins of Paphos:

Yesterday we spent the day chiefly in examining the ruins of Paphos, guided by Mr. Smith of Ieros kipos. As I have previously described my observations...

Swedish archaeologist Alfred Westholm suffered from another epidemic in Cyprus:

As usual we sat on the beach smoking our lunchtime pipes.Suddenly my body was assaulted by an all too familiar tremor...

Terence Mullaly describes Caterina Cornaro’s homecoming to Venice:

The voyage from Cyprus had taken almost three months. Nothing can have been more delightful than the first sight of the Lido, which her galley reached on...