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The Kitios War – Cypriot History

The Kitos War or The Jewish Revolt as it has come to be known as (115–117; Hebrew: מרד הגלויות‎: mered ha’galuyot or mered ha’tfutzot [מרד התפוצות]; translation: rebellion of the diaspora. Latin: Tumultus Iudaicus) was one of the major Jewish–Roman wars, 66–136. The rebellions erupted in the year 115, when majority of the Roman armies were …

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Issac Komnenos – Cypriot History

ISAAC KOMNENOS OF CYPRUS Isaac Komnenos or Comnenus (Greek: Ἰσαάκιος Κομνηνός, romanized: Isaakios Komnēnos; c. 1155 – 1195/1196), ruled Cyprus from 1184 to 1191, before Richard the Lionheart, King of England conquered the island during the Third Crusade. FAMILY At the death of Byzantine emperor John II Komnenos in 1143, the throne passed not to …

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Hadjigeorkgakis Kornesios – Cypriot History

Hadjigeorkgakis Kornesios Cypriot History Hadjigeorgakis Kornesios came from Kritou Terra in Paphos in western Cyprus. Early on he served as interpreter or dragoman. The dragoman was usually a Christian from the local community appointed by the Ottomans, and it was a significant office awarded to highly educated individuals with mastery of both the Greek and …

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