Ioannes Cotovicus, aka lohann van Kootwyck, a Doctor of Civil and Canon Law in the University of Utrecht, touched at Larnaca:

On September 13 we again weighed anchor, shook out our sails, and coasted gaily along for fifty miles...

The  American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease visited Lefkara:

There are 6 churches in the upper village and at least 2 in the lower, all of which, except one, appear to be in a ruinous condition. This, which is called Stavros ton Lefcaron...

Rupert Gunnis, ADC to Governor Ronald Storrs, checked on the newly discovered statue of Septimius Severus before heading to the boxing ring:

Lady S and I left early to Nicosia. Spent some time in the museum. ...

Writing to his parents, Alfred Westrhom of the Swedish Archaeological Expedition to Cyprus speaks of the perils of malaria on the island

So I am still here and shall be for a few days, for together with the mail...

The pilgrim Bars’ kyj’s arrived in Cyprus and met Archbishop Philotheos:

Having recovered a little, I sailed from Tripolis to Cyprus, hoping from there to catch a vessel to my intended destination...

The Church in Cyprus made special demands of the people, as noted by the American missionary Lorenzo Warriner Pease:

Yesterday Mr. Thompson and Mr. Charalambos removed to Scala. The Archdeacon of the Bishop came...

Tantso Sabanov, a Bulgarian who had participated in the revolution of 1876, was arrested and exiled with four others to Cyprus. He was taken to the Nicosia prisons:

When finally we realised that this is where we were going to live...

A description of the church of Saint Lazarus by Pietro della Valle, a Roman of patrician birth:

I returned early to our vessel, and stopped on the way to see a Greek church in the Marina, called S. Lazarus. It belonged originally to the...

The monk Angelico Calepio writes concerning events:

On September 17 or 18 Mustafa Pasha made his host march towards Famagosta, and left to garrison Nicosia four thousand janissaries and a thousand cavarly...

King James of Cyprus had already started the pursuance of Queen Charlotte and Louis of Savoie. Having secured a fleet and an army in Egypt he returned to Cyprus and according to George Boustronios….

The fleet conducting the postulant...

According to the American ambassador’s wife, Edith Belcher, this was one of her worst days. One of her closest friends was shot that afternoon:

Suddenly at six the curfew siren wailed…

The Russian monk Vasili Grigorevich Bars'kyj arrived in Larnaca:

The town is small lacking in beauty and sturdy construction, with a few houses made of stone but most made of unfired bricks...