Andrea Christofidou is a lecturer in philosophy at Keble College, Oxford. She has taught philosophy at the University of Oxford since 1992, and at Keble since 2001. She previously held lectureships at Balliol and Worcester College. ...more on Wikipedia about "Andrea Christofidou"
Barnabas was an early Christian mentioned in the New Testament. According to Acts 4:36, his original name was Joseph (although the Byzantine text-type calls him Joses, the Aramaic version of Joseph); he was surnamed by the apostles (in Aramaic) Barnebhuah, which is explained by the Greek huios parakleseos ("son of exhortation," not "of consolation," see Acts 11:23) and connotes a prophet in the primitive Christian sense of the word (see Acts 13:1; 15:32). His feast day is June 11. ...more on Wikipedia about "Barnabas"
Benon V. Sevan (born December 18, 1937 Nicosia, Cyprus) was the head of the United Nations' Oil for Food program established in 1996, charged with preventing Iraq's government from using the proceeds from oil exports for anything but food, medicine and other items to benefit the civilian population. It was later alleged that he had accepted bribes from Iraqi president Saddam Hussein. ...more on Wikipedia about "Benon Sevan"
Evagoras was the king of Salamis ( 410 - 374 BC) in Cyprus. The son of Nicocles, a previous king of Salamis, he claimed descent from Teucer, half-brother of Ajax, son of Telamon, and his family had long been rulers of Salamis, although during his childhood Salamis came under Phoenician control, which resulted in his exile. ...more on Wikipedia about "Evagoras"
George Grivas (Γεώργιος Γρίβας in Greek), also known as Digenis by Greeks, which he adopted while in EOKA, ( 1898 - 1974) was a Cyprus born Colonel in the Greek army. ...more on Wikipedia about "George Grivas"
Greek Cypriot refers to the Greek-speaking population of Cyprus. They form the island's largest ethnic community, nearly 80 percent of the population, with the second largest ethnic community being the Turkish Cypriots. The Greek Cypriots are mostly Eastern Orthodox Christians, members of the Orthodox Church of Cyprus, an autocephalous church headed by an Archbishop. ...more on Wikipedia about "Greek Cypriot"
Kyrillos Papadopoulos ( greek Κύριλλος Παπαδόπουλος) nicknamed Kyrillatsos (big Kyrillos) was bishop of Larnaca and later Archbishop of Cyprus. He was considered a staunch supporter of the union of Cyprus with Greece and a fierce nationalist, as opposed to his more moderate opponent Kyrillos III ...more on Wikipedia about "Kyrillos II"
Kyrillos, nicknamed Kyrilloudin (small Kyrillos to differentiate from Kyrillos II) was the bishop of Kyrenia and later became the archbishop of the Cypriot Orthodox Church. He was more moderate than his opponent Kyrillos II and was accused of being too sympathetic to the British colonial rulers of Cyprus. ...more on Wikipedia about "Kyrillos III"
Leontios Makhairas (in Greek: Λεόντιος Μαχαιράς) was a medieval Cypriot historian. The main source of information on him is his chronicle, written in the medieval Cypriot dialect. The chronicle documents events from the visit of saint Helena in Cyprus to the times of the kingdom of Cyprus. Makhairas was orthodox Christian but wrote with respect for the pope and the Catholic ruling class of Cyprus for who he was working. He is the only source on "Re Alexis" rebelion of cypriot serfs, which he condemned. He only used the word ' basileus' (Greek for sovereign) for the emperor at Constantinople, and referred to the king of Cyprus as "regas" (from Latin rex=king). He mentioned the 1453 fall of Constantinople briefly, mourning about it. ...more on Wikipedia about "Leontios Makhairas"
Leontios was Bishop of Neapolis ( Limassol) in Cyprus in the 7th century A.D. ...more on Wikipedia about "Leontios of Neapolis"
The following is a list of prominent Cypriots and people of Cypriot origin. ...more on Wikipedia about "List of Cypriots"
Prominent Cypriot theoretical physicist, Professor Mustafa Halilsoy received his PhD degree in Graviational Physics from Middle East Technical University. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mustafa Halilsoy"
Dr. Panayiotis Michael Zavos ** (Παναγιώτης Ζαβός, or Panos Zavos, Πάνος Ζαβός) is a Greek- Cypriot geneticist from Cyprus. He is also an American citizen and lives in Lexington, Kentucky. ...more on Wikipedia about "Panayiotis Zavos"
Gregory II Cyprius ( Greek Γρηγόριος ο Κύπριος) ( Lapithos, Cyprus 1241– 1290) was patriarch of Constantinople between 1283- 1289. ...more on Wikipedia about "Patriarch Gregory II of Constantinople" Things Go Better with www.shortopedia.com. cypriot_people
His Beatitude Peter (Petros) VII ( September 3, 1949 – September 11, 2004) was the Eastern Orthodox Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and all Africa from 1997 to 2004. ...more on Wikipedia about "Patriarch Peter VII of Alexandria"
Saint Afra (died 304) was a Christian martyr. ...more on Wikipedia about "Saint Afra"
John the Merciful (also known as John the Almsgiver, John V of Alexandria, and Johannes Eleemon) was the Orthodox Patriarch of Alexandria in the early 7th century (from 606 to 616). He was the son of Epiphanius, governor of Cyprus, and was of noble descent; in early life he was married and had children, but they and his wife soon died, and he entered the religious life. ...more on Wikipedia about "St. John the Merciful"
Stass Paraskos (1933—) is one of the leading artists of Cyprus, although much of his life was spent teaching and working in England. ...more on Wikipedia about "Stass Paraskos"
Stylianos Atteshlis was a mystic from Strovolos, Cyprus. He set up the group, "The Researchers of Truth". ...more on Wikipedia about "Stylianos Atteshlis"
Turkish Cypriots are those inhabitants of Cyprus who are ethnically Turkish, as opposed to those who are of Greek (the Greek Cypriots) or other ethnicities. Within Northern Cyprus the term is sometimes used to refer explicitly to indigenous Cypriots as opposed to Anatolian Turkish migrants who have settled there in the past two decades. Turkish Cypriots view themselves different from mainland Turks, reasons for this include, the Turkish Cypriots say that mainland Turks have lost many aspects of Ottoman Turkish (due to langauge loans from other langauges) as well as distinct cultural differences. ...more on Wikipedia about "Turkish Cypriot"
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