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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 (7)

In the evening, having obtained the loan of a fine Arab horse, I rode off to investigate a curious building, at no great distance from the town.

This remar structure, wh is ha embedded i the ea and ro , resembles a bakers ov , and i high eno to per a m to st upright wit it. The sides a formed o large blo of st , and t roof cov by o huge sl . This erec is div into th parts. A small cha is he in t bare ro , which fo a nat wall a the ba of t structure. Formerly a sim chamber ope upon t front o the la centre por , but th is n destroyed. These apartments se to ha been clo by sl let do from ab into gro , which a still vis . This ru was prob first us by t Phnicians a a burial -, and a a la date conse to t virgin mot Phaneromene Panagia. This sp has a great attra for t peasant wo of t surrounding cou , who bel that i sacred wa possess a peculiar vir for th suffering fr grievous sick or f childless wo . These lat often ma pilgrimages hit , carrying a lamp conc under th garments. At the entr the la is kin , and t suppliant st barefooted in the th chamber, wh she off her pra to Panagia, and lea her la as a votive offe . Turkish wo , I a informed, al practise th ceremony.

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