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The ancient city of Kition is identified by the ancient Jewish historian Josephus (37-100 A.D.) as Kittim in Hebrew (Ant. 1.6.1). The area of Kition was inhabited as early as the 13th century B.C. by Mycenaeans and then later by Achaean refugees by ~1200 B.C. after the destruction of the Mycenaean populace in Greece. The original city was composed of mud-brick houses with cyclopean, ...
... his body inconspicuously so as to not fall into the hands of his fellow-Christians was hidden in the marshland and later dumped into the sea. However, John Mark was witness to this barbaric action and he and Barnabas's followers retrieved his body and buried him with his "St. Matthew's" Bible (hand written copy of Matthew's Gospel) in a cave under a carob tree to the west of Salamis. The followers of Barnabas were ...
Agia Napa Up to the right hand end of Cyprus, and around 2.5 hours from Paphos, we come to Agia Napa, a very nice beach based resort and a good 2 night stay sort of place to explore this end of Greek Cyprus and also the Turkish ...
... post without any kind of digression?
Let's talk about these ruins. Judging by the steel re-enforcements around the base of the columns I'd say that the columns all fell down, more than likely when Arab raiders ransacked the city in 647. Like, they totally ****** it. Salamis dates back to around the same time as Kourian and had been added to by the Romans when they rocked up, you can see the remains of the ...
... shorter she thought. In retrospect, I am not sure about that.
After some muddling around, I did find the special little shopping and cafe area that Frommer's mentions...mostly tourist souvenirs and eateries. There was a tourist info here where I got another map and and a few circles around points of interest and the cross-over checkpoint to North Cyprus. The big to-do on my informal list was mailing my postcards from North ...