Historic Nicosia (Hardcover)


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Historic Nicosia is the first comprehensive and scholarly history of the capital of Cyprus – from the earliest times until the island’s independence in 1960. Leading historians and academics guide the reader through the major epochs, drawing on classic sources as well as the latest scholarship emanating from the study of ancient documents and archaeological discoveries. Each chapter contains a rich selection of colour and black-and-white photographs, maps and illustrations, some published here for the first time. Historic Nicosia, in short, is the definitive history of the Cypriot capital. I. Nicosia: From the Beginings to Roman Ledroi Dr Demetrios Michailides and Dr Despina Pilides II. Byzantine Nicosia 650-1191 Dr Tassos Papacostas III. Frankish and Venetian Nicosia 1191-1570 The Capital of the Sweet Land of Cyprus Dr Nicholas Coureas, Dr Gilles Grivaud and Dr Chris Schabel IV. Nicosia under Ottoman Rule 1570-1878 History and Administration Dr Joannis Theocharides and Dr Theocharis Stavrides V. Nicosia under Ottoman Rule 1570-1878 The Town, The People, and Aspects of Material Life Dr Euphrosyne Rizopoulou-Egoumenidou VI. Nicosia under British Rule 1878-1960 Dr Diana Markides

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Weight 2.035 kg
Dimensions 24 × 30 cm




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Demetrios Michaelides