Palindrome Inscription Found on Ancient Amulet in Cyprus
A team of Polish archeologists in Nea Paphos, Cyprus has recently unearthed a 1,500-year-old, two-sided amulet depicting a palindrome inscription written in ancient Greek. Palindromes are phrases that are read the same both forward and backwards. The amulet's 59-letter inscription reads: "ΙΑΕW...
Spectacular Ancient Mosaic Discovered in Paphos, Cyprus
A spectacular ancient mosaic floor in Cyprus that was part of a Hellenistic period building is among the important finds at Kato Paphos.
Jackie Chan Soaks Up the Sun on Vacation in Cyprus
Hollywood actor and martial artist Jackie Chan was photographed on vacation in Cyprus near Paphos on Monday.
Ryanair Plane Hit By Lightning Over Paphos; No Injuries Reported
A Boeing 737-8AS aircraft belonging to the Ryanair fleet was hit by a lightning strike over Cypriot airspace on Tuesday night. The plane, which took off from Riga, Latvia, was heading to Paphos international airport in Cyprus when the incident...
Researchers Find Fifth Century BC Complex in Cyprus
A 5th century BC architectural complex from the royal dynasty of the Paphos era was identified during the 2018 excavations of the Hatziaptoulla Plateau, one kilometer east of the sanctuary of Aphrodite. According to the University of Cyprus, the 13th annual...
Anastasiades: Cancer Hospital in Paphos to be Built with Russia's Help
President of the Republic of Cyprus Nicos Anastasiades said plans were discussed in Moscow for the building of a hospital in Paphos; in cooperation with Russia, where a pioneering method to treat cancer with new technology will be implemented. Speaking at...
Aphrodite's Sacred Virgins – A Novel
Aphrodite’s Sacred Virgins by author and artist Andreas C Chrysafis it’s now officially on the market. This formidable UK publication is set around 40-50 AD and all the more poignant given it’s basis on historical events. It is vividly...
Anastasiades: I will not Present a Solution which will not be to the Benefit of the People
President Nicos Anastasiades has assured the people of Cyprus that he does not intend to present a solution plan which will not be to their benefit. Speaking in a village in Paphos district, the President also said that it is...
Images of Unique Orthodox Chapel on Cyprus Go Viral! (Photos)
The Orthodox Chapel of Saint Peter and Saint Helena in Paphos, Cyprus is making its way through social media outlets and architecture websites due to its unique modern design. Created by Michail Georgiou the Saint Peter and Saint Helena Chapel was "inspired by the...
The City of Paphos Prepares for Capital of Culture Opening Ceremony
Paphos is counting down to becoming the European Capital of Culture for 2017 with an opening ceremony slated to take place on January 28. The European Capital of Culture is a city designated by the European Union for a period...