Peristerona Church on Cyprus

St. Barnabas and Hilarion Church is found in Peristerona (Περιστερώνα in Greek),  a large village about 32 kilometers west of the capital Nicosia, on the foothills of the Troodos Mountain range in the Morphou basin. It is built on the west bank of the river that bears the same name, which is a tributary of the river Serrachis, at an average altitude of 250 meters. The … Continue reading Peristerona Church on Cyprus

Cyprus #149 (1938)

Cyprus #149 (1938)

The Republic of Cyprus (Κυπριακή Δημοκρατία in Greek, or Kıbrıs Cumhuriyeti in Turkish), is the third largest and third most populous island in the Mediterranean Sea. It is located south of Turkey, west of Syria and Lebanon, northwest of Israel and Palestine, north of Egypt, and southeast of Greece. The Cyprus Republic has de jure sovereignty over the island of Cyprus, as well as its territorial … Continue reading Cyprus #149 (1938)