The relations between Athens and Cyprus during the classical period

Raptou, Eustathios

The recording of written sources and archaeological evidence from the end of the Archaic to the beginning of the Hellenistic period (end of 6th-4th century BC) proves that these two centuries were significant for the establishment of Hellenism in Cyprus, at a difficult time  ...

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Section: Cyprus and the Others
Published: April 5, 2016

The pictorial art of Cyprus in the First Millennium BC

Hermary, Antoine

Since the mid-19th century, the pictorial art of Cyprus was not considered to be autonomous or original enough to give rise to independent studies. The big collection ‘L’Univers des Formes’ published in France in 1960 ...

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Section: Archaeology
Published: June 7, 2015

Aphrodite, Goddess of Cyprus

Karageorghis, Jacqueline

From the end of the 19th century, scholars have been searching for the origin of the Greek Aphrodite, the goddess of love. For some, she was a blond goddess from the North, of Indo-European origin. For others, she came from the Orient. But for the Ancient Greeks she was the goddess of Cyprus ...

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Section: Cult and Religion
Published: June 7, 2015

The Cypriote Apollo. Characteristics of the Apolline Cult in Cyprus

Vernet, Yannick

The personality and the attributes of Apollo had already been well known and defined in the ancient Mediterranean since Homeric times ...

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Section: Cult and Religion
Published: June 7, 2015