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

From the Cypriote basileis to the Hellenistic Strategos: the archaeological evidence

Papantoniou, Giorgos

During the war of Alexander the Great against the Persians, the Iron Age Cypriote polities, known in the literature as city-kingdoms,were part of the Achaemenid Empire. 

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Section: Kingdoms- Kings
Published: July 7, 2015

Portraits of the Classical Period in Cyprus

Koiner, Gabriele

Human images were prominent features in the Cypriote society. Portraits, depictions of real human beings, of both sexes and of different ages ... 

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Section: Archaeology
Published: June 7, 2015

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