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The chain tower in Kyrenia’s harbour, Cyprus
(Universidad de Granada, Universitat Politècnica de València, Patronato de la Alhambra y Generalife, 2020-05)
In the Middle Ages a chain suspended between two towers defended the entrance of Kyrenia’s little harbour, like the chain across the Golden Horn in Constantinople. William de Oldenburg, who visited Cyprus in 1211 during ...
The so-called “beach tower” of Kyrenia city walls, Cyprus
(Granada: Universidad de Granada, Universitat Politècnica de València, Patronato de la Alhambra y Generalife, 2020-05-05)
The so-called “beach-tower” is the smallest of the three remaining towers belonging to the Kyrenia’s medieval enceinte. Semi-circular in plan, with circa 6 m of diameter, the tower is today partially obliterated by the ...
Made without hands: survey, history and valorisation of the monastery of Panagia Acheiropoietos, Cyprus
(Firenze University Press, 2020)
The north of Cyprus is a very complex area in terms of Cultural Heritage. The surveys of the Monastery of Acheiropoietos were undertaken in a scarcely studied context in which the political situation can generate important ...
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