Sylvia Foot was preparing for the last Queen’s Birthday at Government House:

Hundreds of tall gladioli had arrived, great, big, fat gladioli with long stems and large blooms and we had a good number of tall stands of the kind that...

Camille Enlart gives us the story of Margaret d’Ibelin, the abbess of the monastery of Our Lady of Tyre: A cleric called Simon Machie informed the family of the assassinated Lord of Tyre that the culprit, Simon de Montolif, was hiding:

Maisre Denis Possot, a priest of Coulommiers in Brie, reached a village in Larnaca:

Friday, June 14, when we reached the port of Lazarus we paid our guide and captain for our victuals and for the fare due to him each seven ducats...

George Jeffery, Curator of Ancient Monuments in Cyprus, in a letter to the Society for protection of Ancient Buildings mentions:

As I think I have before mentioned the rival sects of Greeks, Maronites and others are laying claim to the ancient...

The Swedish archaeologist Alfred Westholm (known as Alfiros) often received visitors at Vouni:

Everyone who sees me tells me that I radiate physical strength and good health. I heard this most recently just earlier today...

Count Gabriele Capodilista, a gentleman from Padua, visited Cyprus and described how he and his company travelled around. His notes were edited by his friend Paolo Boncambio:

Friday, in the morning, their course...

The Rev. Daniel Clarke spent his last day on the island in Larnaca:

In the morning, two hours before sunrise, we set out for Larnaca. And having to cross a bridge, found it shaking so violently with the impetuosity of the water...

Lieutenant Donisthorpe Donne comments on refugees that arrived from Egypt due the rebellion of 1882: 

Limassol- Refugees were pouring in from Alexandria in numbers, every sailing and steam ship being full of...

Count Gabriele Capodilista from Padua visited Nicosia shortly after the death of queen Helena Paleologus (11 April 1458). He writes:

Sunday, 18 June, coasting along the island they passed Cape Gavata...

The Swedish archaeologist Alfred Westholm, sitting at Vouni, was reminiscing and thinking aloud: 

How strange it is to sit here alone, listening to their stories, often very peculiar and to understand how they perceive...

The pilgrim Bar’s kyj’s during his second visit in Cyprus visited the Monastery of Saint Mamas:

We paused in this monastery, as I have mentioned earlier, for a week and left on June 19 for the monastery of St. Mamas [ο Άγιος Μάμας του Μόρφου]...

Maistre Denis Possot, a priest of Coulommiers in Brie, admired the resourcefulness of Cypriot farmers while traveling through the island on a journey from Jaffa to Crete:

There are many fields where cotton is grown, and it is to be noted...