By Ismail Veli…. Lorthina, Looretzena, Louroujina, Lurucina or Akincilar, call it what you like. This village with an estimated 900 years of history has been through the Lusignan, Venetian, Ottoman, British and Independence, rule but never has it come close to extinction as it faces today.
The Martyr Selim Mustafa Mavili was laid to rest today (17/07/2020) with a military ceremony.
By Ismail Veli…. I have a friend from Jordan whose grandmother Nadire Derwish Ali was born in 1911 in the Tahtakale area of Nicosia, opposite the Famagusta Gate. in the Caglayan area.
By Ismail Veli…. This a tribute by Aysh Nafi a member of the Facebook group Frozen Cypriots to her grandfather Deveci Hussein. A way of life we can only see in the old photos of Cyprus. Thank you Aysh for sharing these amazing photos of your grandfather. I […]