In the years that followed, the determination for enosis continued. A riot resulted in the death of six civilians, injuries to others and the burning of the British Government House in Nicosia.In the months that followed, about 2,000 people were convicted of crimes in connection with the struggle for union with Greece. Military reinforcements were dispatched to the island and the constitution suspended.The picturesque finish line (and start line of the other races) is the Pafos Medieval Fort Square right next to the the beautiful Pafos Harbour.Run in the Logicom Cyprus Marathon to fall in love with running!Combining breath-taking and historic scenery with the traditional Mediterranean hospitality!The Logicom Cyprus Marathon starts at Aphrodite’s Birthplace (Goddess of Love and Beauty) and follows a coastal route along the Mediterranean sea.After an occupation by the Knights Templar and the rule of Isaac Komnenos, the island in 1192 came under the rule of the Lusignan family, who established the Kingdom of Cyprus.
during the late Bronze Age until the arrival of two waves of Greek settlement.
Featured on the 10, 20 and 50-cent coins is the Kyrenia ship, a trading vessel which dates back to the fourth century BC and a symbol of Cyprus's seafaring history and its importance as a centre of trade.
The Cyprus dispute or Cyprus issue is the ongoing issue of military invasion and continuing Turkish occupation (since 1974) of the northern third of the island, a situation described and deplored in multiple UN reports and resolutions.
The €1 and €2 coins depict a cruciform idol from the Chalcolithic period (3000 BC).
This characteristic example of the island's prehistoric art reflects Cyprus's place at the heart of civilisation and antiquity.