Down the centuries Cyprus has been coveted by all the big powers of the day. Egyptians, Persians, Phoenicians, Romans, Byzantines, Crusaders, French kings and queens, Venetians, Ottomans and the British, all at one time or other ruled the island and left their mark. From the hut dwellers of Chirokitia, to ancient Greek city-kingdoms, sunken trading ships, exquisite Roman mosaics, royal weddings and brutal wars, the events that shaped the history of the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, one of the oldest civilisations of the world, are vividly brought to life in this award-winning bestseller.
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The Island Everyone Wanted