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Salamis (deserted settlement)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

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Excavations in the Forum, Salamis, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1145
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format).

Dates: 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Excavations in the Forum, Salamis, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1146
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format).

Dates: 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Part of ancient aqueduct [i.e. aquaduct] about one mile from Salamis, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1155
Scope and Contents Quarter-plate (landscape format). This was about 35 miles long, bringing water to Salamis from Cythera in the nothern range of hills. Note Church of St. Barnabas in distance, near which is said to have been found the body of St. Barnabas, buried clasping the M.S.S. of one of the gospels. This relic, being taken to Constantinople at the time by the archbishop, obtained the independence of the Church and various privileges from the Emperor Zeno. Good specimen of double-domed Byzantine...
Dates: 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Part of ruins (white marble) of Temple of Jupiter, Salamis, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1150
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Showing a white owl (the Athene owl) perched on one of the column bases.

Dates: 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Part of ruins (white marble) of Temple of Jupiter, Salamis, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1151
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Showing a white owl (the Athene owl) perched on one of the column bases.

Dates: 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Ruins of the Temple of Jupiter, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1152
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). From the West side looking east: sea hidden by the background: earthquake 300 A.D.

Dates: 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Salamis, 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS.Cob.P.18.155/57
Scope and Contents From the File:

An album containing postcard views of Cyprus. The postcards are by a variety of photographers and publishers.

Dates: 1900
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Salamis, 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3018H/13
Scope and Contents

226 x 173 mm. Showing the remaining pillars of the Marble Forum of Salamis. The caption on the reverse of the photograph reads: 'This the greatest of all the city-kingdoms of Cyprus, was founded in 1184 B.C. by Teucer, son the king of the Greek island of Salamis, after the end of the Trojan war. Rich and highly cultured, Salamis is reputed to have ranked second only to Athens in the olden days. In this picture the Marble Forum'.

Dates: 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Bay of Ancient Salamis, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1149
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). [No print]. Missing. Looking due north: showing the place where St. Paul and St. Barnabas landed when they visited Cyprus. The ruins of the great temple of Jupiter lies just behind the square forest guards house. Traces of the ancient landing place still exist.

Dates: 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Forum, Salamis, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1147
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Note rectangular plan of the forum: also bases of columns on the left and view looking towards Famagusta.

Dates: 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The Forum, Salamis, Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1148
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Note rectangular plan of the forum : also bases of columns on the left and view looking towards Famagusta.

Dates: 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The locust catcher, near Salamis, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1154
Scope and Contents

Quarter-plate (landscape format). Always to be seen with his net of cotton stuff from mid-April to mid-May, just when locusts are young before they get wings to fly. Government alter price from week to week, reducing it as locusts grow in size, and so made fewer to the oke. Now the price is 2/2 the oke (20 piastres). Oke equals two and four-fifths pounds. This man has caught one and a half today, i.e. about 3/-.

Dates: 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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The re-afforestation of Cyprus, 1908

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Fisher 8/1153
Scope and Contents

Half-plate (landscape format). At Salamis close to the Temple of Jupiter is one of the many plantations under the Forestry Department. Note galvanised iron windmill (made in Toronto) of a type common in Cyprus, used to pump up water from wells.

Dates: 1908
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).