Basilica Holiday Resort

Basilica Complex, Paphos, 8128, Cyprus | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Paphos

Time With the Lord On Top of the World

A travel blog entry by jerrywierwille on Jul 28, 2014

1 comment, 9 photos

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“I hear the tumult of the raging seas as your waves and surging tides sweep over me. But each day the Lord pours his unfailing love upon me, and through each night I sing his songs, praying to God who gives me life.” (Ps 42:7-8)

“But may all who search for you be filled with joy and gladness in you. May those who love your salvation repeatedly shout, 'The Lord is great!'” (Ps 40:16)

“Be still in the presence of the Lord, ...

Agia Kyriaki (Chrisopolitissa) & St. Paul's Pillar

A travel blog entry by jerrywierwille on Jul 26, 2014

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Agia Kyiakis is a 12th-century A.D. Byzantine church. It is not overly impressive, but it does have a large basilica and bishop's palace surrounding it from the 4th century A.D. In the front courtyard of the church there stands a white, 1st-century pillar according to tradition, is the place where Paul was tied and scourged. Of course, there is no historical evidence for this claim but the pillar very well could have been around when Paul was ...

Tombs of the Kings

A travel blog entry by jerrywierwille on Jul 26, 2014

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These graves are not thought to belong to royalty but to wealthy, prominent families and persons. The tombs date back to the 3rd-century B.C. The most impressive tombs are peristyle with Doric columns encircling an open court or lining the entrance way to the tomb. Each tomb was carved out from native rock and typically contained several graves (burial places). Most, if not nearly all, of these graves would have been present when Paul was visiting the city. ...

Paphos (Acts 13:6-12)

A travel blog entry by jerrywierwille on Jul 26, 2014

1 comment, 17 photos

... and Africa. The success of the city reached its apex in the 3rd century A.D. as evidence by the quantity of ornate tombs and buildings discovered from that period. However, in the early part of the 4th century A.D. sever earthquakes destroyed much of Paphos. The city was rebuilt but it never regained its prominence in the region. It can be mentioned that at the Council of Nicea in 325 A.D. one of the attending bishops (Cyril) was from the city of Paphos on Cyprus. So that ...

Paphos villa days and nights

A travel blog entry by kfridd on Jul 07, 2014

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... the Australian archaeological mission to Paphos. Part of the importance of the tombs lies in the Paphian habit of including Rhodian amphorae among the offerings in a burial. Through the manufacturing stamps placed on the handles of these amphorae, it is possible to give them a date and, through them, the other material from the same burial. Thus, it is hoped to develop a more secure chronology for archaeological material in the Eastern Mediterranean of the Hellenistic and early Roman ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Basilica Complex, Paphos, is near Tombs of the Kings, Cyprus Museum, Leventis Municipal Museum of Nicosia, and Ethnographic Museum.
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