My Experiences of Cyprus: Being an Account of the People, Mediæval Cities and Castles, Antiquities and History of the Island of Cyprus: to which is Added a Chapter on the Present Economic and Political Problems which Affect the Island as a Dependency of the British Empire
G. Routledge, 1908 - 256 psl.
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221 psl. - Ardahan, Kars, or any of them shall be retained by Russia, and if any attempt shall be made at any future time by Russia to take possession of any further territories of His Imperial Majesty the Sultan, in Asia, as fixed by the Definitive Treaty of Peace, England engages to join His Imperial Majesty the Sultan in defending them by force of arms.
222 psl. - That England will pay to the Porte whatever is the present excess of revenue over expenditure in the island; this excess to be calculated upon and determined by the average of the last five years...
222 psl. - In return his Imperial Majesty the Sultan promises to England to introduce necessary reforms, to be agreed upon later between the two Powers, into the Government, and for the protection, of the Christian and other subjects of the Porte in these territories ; and in order to enable England to make necessary provision for executing her engagements, his Imperial Majesty the Sultan further consents to assign the island of Cyprus, to be occupied and administered by England.
222 psl. - Russia to take possession of any further territories of his Imperial Majesty the Sultan in Asia, as fixed by the definitive Treaty of Peace, England engages to join his Imperial Majesty the Sultan in defending them by force of arms. In return his Imperial Majesty the Sultan promises to England to introduce necessary reforms, to be agreed upon later between the two Powers, into the government and for the protection of the Christians and other subjects of the Porte in these territories.
2 psl. - Stewart, Basil. My experiences of Cyprus; ' being an account of the people, mediaeval cities and castles, antiquities and history of the island of Cyprus; to which is added a chapter on the present economic and political problems which affect the island as a dependency of the British empire, ist ed.
176 psl. - ARMINIANISM rity of her Asiatic possessions on condition that Turkey should effect reforms in their administration, and protect the Armenians from the Kurds and the Circassians. Turkey has failed, on her part. The invasion of the Kurds in 1882, under their chief Obeidullah, a vassal of Turkey, was especially destructive of life and property of the Armenians. Here is the text of the 6ist article of the Berlin Treaty: "The Sublime Porte undertakes to carry out...
120 psl. - ... Fine eyes remain; but contour, colour, bloom, expression, all depart. The Moslem females seem to understand their fate. If their sisters of the orthodox rite were knowing, they too would glide about the courts and market-places veiled. A Christian woman bares her neck and face; a .Moslem woman shows no more than a pair of sparkling eyes. No man looks twice at the retreating figure of a Greek, though she be habited in pink and amber ; everyone turns and gazes at the gliding mystery of a girl in...
198 psl. - ... overthrown by earthquakes. The last time the temple was rebuilt, was by Vespasian, on whose coins it is represented, but as nothing is said of the rebuilding of the city, it is to be supposed that it was left in ruins; probably, therefore, during the long period that Cyprus was under the Roman and the Byzantine rule, a great deal of the decorative and architectural material of Paphos was transported to the other city, called Neo-Paphos, and used for its embellishment.
85 psl. - ... we come to the time of the Persian wars, but from that time down to the reign of the Ptolemies it was by far the most conspicuous and flourishing of the towns of Cyprus. I have already in the Introduction given a short sketch of how Onesilus seized the government of Salamis from his brother Gorgus, and set up an obstinate resistance to the Persian oppression, under which the island was labouring about BC 500. In the end he was defeated by a Persian army, and fell in battle, and it was about this...