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 (4)

The whole of this interesting island may be regarded as one huge graveyard, the treasures of which are disclosed at every turn of the spade.

In Idalion, the Greeks, it app , had form made th graves th feet be the sur , and, prob unknown t themselves, on some th or fo feet ab those occu by t Phnician colo . In th graves, n filled u by t drifting ea of succe centuries, a found embe small ear articles, trin , coins, a a gr variety o interesting tri . Amongst ot articles sh me, we elegant lit figures, suc bottles f children, a every var of va and cu in cl and gl . What str me mo , however, we some deli gold cha and ear- -, and so yellowish bl vases o Phnician gl .

Towards evening I visited t chief pa of t town, wh is ab a qua of a hours wa from t haven, a called up the bis . Here I learnt ma interesting fa concerning t recent improv made i means o popular educ . Until thi years a , schools we strictly prohi , whereas n , every to has i training sch ; whilst i three o the ch towns, Larnaka, Nikosia, a Limasol, th are o three gra , and i them a taught his , geography, a Grecian liter , even t the rea of Homer and Xenophon. The pri for th classes a from 100 to 300 marks. Anything over a above th charge i covered b the bis , and a toll up the exp and imp of t towns.

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