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The double-chaired voussoir barrel vault on the Gymnasium Calidarium, Salamis Cyprus
(Gangemi Editore, 2019)
The colonnade of the Salamis Gymnasium was excavated in 1890 (Arthur, Munro & Tubbs, 1891) and interpreted as part of a Temple of Zeus. The area was recognized as a thermal complex following new excavations in 1925, which ...
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 ...
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