Ενιαίος Κατάλογος Σχολικών Βιβλιοθηκών Κύπρου 
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A traveller's history of Cyprus / Tim Boatswain ; series editor Denis Judd ; line drawings Peter Geissler.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: Great Britain : Chastleton travel, 2005.Description: xiii, 231 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cmISBN:
  • 1844370534
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 956.93 23
Contents:
Introduction -- Prehistoric Cyprus, c. 7000-750 BC -- Archaic to classical period, 750-323 BC -- The Hellenistic period, 323-30 BC -- Roman Cyprus, 30 BC-AD 330 -- The Byzantine period, AD 330-1191 -- The Frankish period, 1191-1489 -- The Venetians, 1489-1571 -- The Ottoman period, 1571-1878 -- The British period, 1878- 1960 -- Independence - Early years, 1960-1974 -- Post 1974 - The Cyprus problem.
Summary: Over two million people visit Cyprus every year and this new Traveller's History retells the complete story of the island s past and also touches on the sensitive present-day issues for both parts of the island. Although Cyprus is a relatively small island, its position in the East Mediterranean has always given it strategic importance beyond its size. Well-placed for travel from all over the globe with plenty of sunshine throughout the year, Cyprus has become a favoured tourist destination. All visitors, whether to the Greek or Turkish side of the island, discover the immensely rich history, shaped by so many civilisations making leaving their mark upon Cypriot soil. The book includes Historical Gazetteer, Chronology of Major Events, Index, Bibliography and historical and contemporary maps.
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Books Books Σεβέρειος Βιβλιοθήκη - Παγκύπριο Γυμνάσιο First Floor CYPR Collection Κ956.93 BOA (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available SEV00073577

Includes bibliographical references (p. 211) and index.

Introduction -- Prehistoric Cyprus, c. 7000-750 BC -- Archaic to classical period, 750-323 BC -- The Hellenistic period, 323-30 BC -- Roman Cyprus, 30 BC-AD 330 -- The Byzantine period, AD 330-1191 -- The Frankish period, 1191-1489 -- The Venetians, 1489-1571 -- The Ottoman period, 1571-1878 -- The British period, 1878- 1960 -- Independence - Early years, 1960-1974 -- Post 1974 - The Cyprus problem.

Over two million people visit Cyprus every year and this new Traveller's History retells the complete story of the island s past and also touches on the sensitive present-day issues for both parts of the island. Although Cyprus is a relatively small island, its position in the East Mediterranean has always given it strategic importance beyond its size. Well-placed for travel from all over the globe with plenty of sunshine throughout the year, Cyprus has become a favoured tourist destination. All visitors, whether to the Greek or Turkish side of the island, discover the immensely rich history, shaped by so many civilisations making leaving their mark upon Cypriot soil. The book includes Historical Gazetteer, Chronology of Major Events, Index, Bibliography and historical and contemporary maps.

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