By Ismail Veli ….. Much talk about the settlement of Turks in the aftermath of the Ottoman conquest of Cyprus has persisted for nearly 450 years. Forgetting the politics of today, and the never ending debate among many who simply argue about the statistics of demography, I would […]
By Ismail Veli……. Bu yazının Türkce çevrisini okumak isteyen burada tıklayın. One of the most talked and debated issues of the people of Lurucina is, ”who were our ancestors”? Even many other Cypriots not from Lurucina have made countless claims. Some insist that we were Christian Greeks who […]
By Ismail Veli…… As with many small villages in Cyprus that are not on historians radar, the village of Lurucina/Akincilar was largely forgotten or neglected.