C-TEST
CYPRUS, HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE.
ADAPTED FROM THE GERMAN BY FRANZ VON LÖHER.
WITH MUCH ADDITIONAL MATTER BY MRS. A. BATSON JOYNER.
AND TWO MAPS.
LONDON: W. H. ALLEN & CO., 13, WATERLOO PLACE. Publishers to the India Office.  1878.

CYPRUS - CHAPTER I - LARNAKA (3)

The Phœnicians are believed to have first founded a town here and called it Kiti; by the Greeks it was known as Kition, and from this source was derived the Asiatic designation of Kitier, for the inhabitants of Cyprus.

At a later da Grecian sett took posse of i ; artists, wea , and arti in la numbers pou in, a dwelt si by si with t Syrians, b occupying th own pa of t town, grad introducing th own lang to com use a in Antioch and Alexandria, and giv a Grecian tone t the educ of t higher cla . The Latin tongue, o the cont , seems ne to ha gained a footing i the East. Cyprus, how , formed a exception t this ru , and dur the fo centuries th the isl was sub to t sway o the Lusignan dynasty, a Venetian ru , Latin w in gen use. Not a tr of i , however, n remains. Modern Greek i spoken, ev in mo of t Turkish hou , and i understood i every pa of t country. The consulate bo in Larnaka has represe from ev state i Europe. Its haven i the be in t island, alth on acc of t shallowness o the wa , vessels a compelled t steer cl of t sand a ride a some dist from t town.

SCORE:
 
 

 

Created with the online c-test creator © 2009 Lucy Georges

Exercise by Michael A. Riccioli (2014)  [Home Page]

With thanks to Lucy Georges for allowing us to use her lovely C-Test programme.

I would also like to thank my son Thomas Riccioli who modified the layout.