THE MEDIEVAL PERIOD
Kourion Theater, west of Limassol on Episkopi Bay, dates
from the second century B.C. and was later enlarged by the Romans.
Courtesy Embassy of Cyprus, Washington
From Constantine's establishment of the Byzantine
the crusaders arrived more than 800 years later, the
Cyprus is part of the history of that empire. Under
the Greek orientation that had been prominent since
developed the strong Hellenistic-Christian character that
to be a hallmark of the Greek Cypriot community.
Data as of January 1991