Saturday, October 29, 2011

Mosaic of the Med: Article on Cyprus by James Fryer



At the Mosaics of (Pafos) Paphos, faded, tiled floors became storybooks exposing the passionate tales which inspired Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, reveal the origin of bay leaves and issue warnings about what happened to the world’s first wine drinkers. But reinforcing how the 1974 invasion has impacted upon the island, we also heard how bombings had caused more damage to the mosaics than had been done since their creation in the third century BC.

Read the full article on Cyprus HERE

1 comment:

  1. There was a Cypriot lady in my mosaic class in Ravenna, they seem like a very nice group of people. Of couse, I used to work with a Turkish girl named Ayse (codeword for the invasion) who was nice also.

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