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Evidence Of Luxury Textile Production And Extraction Of Copper From Unknown Part Of Cypriote Bronze Age City
2013-09-04 07:21:55

University of Gothenburg A Swedish archaeological expedition from the University of Gothenburg has excavated a previously unknown part of the Bronze Age city Hala Sultan Tekke (around 1600–1100 BC). The finds include a facility for extraction of copper and production of bronze objects, evidence of production of luxurious textiles, as well as ceramics and other objects imported from all over the Mediterranean but also from central Europe. ‘One of our conclusions is that the Bronze...

2010-12-10 16:34:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus, in collaboration with the Smithsonian Associates, organized a lecture entitled "Cyprus: Culinary Crossroads of the Mediterranean" on Wednesday, December 8 at The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. The lecture was the second of a series of events that the Embassy of the Republic of Cyprus is organizing during the next six months, to highlight and promote Cyprus' history and culture....

2010-06-07 10:03:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Voyages to Antiquity's itinerary titled, "Carthage Is To Be Deleted," provides travelers holding American passports an exceptional opportunity to visit and explore the wonders of Libya, now that the country has entered into a groundbreaking trade and investment agreement lifting all visa restrictions on U.S. citizens. This itinerary provides international passengers the perfect opportunity to experience an unforgettable voyage of discovery...

2010-03-16 07:00:00

MIAMI BEACH, Fla., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Libya Expeditions, Libya's leading tour operator and travel adventure specialist, sets sail this morning at Seatrade Cruise Shipping Miami 2010, the cruise industry's leading event. WHAT: CRUISE SHIPPING MIAMI 2010 WHEN: MARCH 16-18, 2010. HOURS - 9:00 AM-6:00 PM WHERE: MIAMI BEACH CONVENTION CENTER, MIAMI BEACH. BOOTH 3042, HALL D. Cruise Shipping Miami, the world's largest annual cruise convention, attracts over 10,000...

2009-05-11 03:00:00

BIRMINGHAM, England, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- - The Two-tiered Project Also Involves Implementing Situator at Larnaka International Airport, now Under Construction Orsus(R), the pioneer and innovator in the field of Situation Management, a comprehensive and unique approach that coordinates the interaction between people, alerting sources and responses, announced it has partnered with Israeli-based systems integrator Orad to implement Situator at two airports in the Republic of...

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2009-03-27 08:55:00

An Italian archaeologist has unearthed what she believes is the oldest location of religious worship in Cyprus, a 4,000 year old temple. The huge discovery at the Pyrgos-Mavroraki location, near the city of the Mediterranean city Limassol, is older than any other finds in Cyprus by 1,000 years, Italian archaeologist Maria Rosaria Belgiorno announced. "This is the first evidence of religion in Cyprus at the beginning of the second millennium BC," she was said to Rome's Cyprus Weekly...

2008-08-05 09:00:13

By Lauren Booth COVER STORY It's mum's turn to decide where to go for the family's summer break. Get ready to make some shapes, says Lauren Booth On the ferry from Malta to Gozo I had time to ponder how my family would cope with a holiday that was all about me. A Yogatraveller break, essentially a yoga course in an exotic location, does not allow for husbandly hangovers. Nor, as it turned out, would sleep-ins be part of the package. Things started hopefully enough. Halfway between...

2008-06-27 09:02:35

Text of report in English by Greek Cypriot news agency CNA Athens, 26 June: Cyprus and Greece signed [on] Thursday [26 June] an agreement providing for the transportation of 8m cubic metres of water to Cyprus, which this year is facing a serious problem of water shortage. The agreement was signed in Athens by the Cypriot minister of agriculture, natural resources and environment, Mikhalis Polinikis, and the Greek minister of environment, physical planning and public works, Yeoryios...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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