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SIR SAMUEL WHITE BAKER
CYPRUS AS I SAW IT IN 1879
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Meteorological register, general (February to August, 1879), 461 Meteorology, 432-435 ; (see Tempera ture, Climate, Rainfall) Migratory birds, 485, 488 Military police force, cost of, 1878-79, 478 Military service, tax for exemption from, 386, 473 Milk, cow's, refused, 46 ; sheep and goat's used, 46 Mill-stones, 220 Mills ; water, of Kythrea, 72 ; flour, 74 ; wind, 75 Mineralogy, 226, 229, 231, 465 Mining operations, evidence of, near Mattiati, 51 Monasteries; Cape St. Andrea, 134; at Bellapais, at Kyrenia, 174, 189, 190 ; at Trooditissa, 361, 454 ; .at Kykou, 415 ; at Mahera and Lefkosia, 415 Monks of Trooditissa, 361 Monopolies of salt and gunpowder, 387, monopoly salt, 474 Morphu, 213 ; the bay and its improvement, 215 Mosque and tomb of a Turkish sol dier, 149 Moufflon, or wild sheep, 368, 372 Mountains ; Olympus, 60 ; Tròodos, 60; Makheras, 51, 60; Adelphe, 60 ; above Kythrea, 70 ; Carpas Range, 73, 81, 90, 91, 101 ; Pentadactylon, 75 ; their altitude near Kythrea, 80 ; Santa Croce, 81 ; Caramania, 82, 116, 139, 171, 174, 219, 300, 233, 303, 334, 342, 368, 411 Mulberry-trees, 74, 138, 139, 203, 233, 3t3. 431 Mules, 71 , 73, 78, 113, 195, 207, 224, 274, 406 Mules, tax on, 387 N. NARCISSUS, 105 Native establishments, estimate of expenditure for, 479 Neophitos, a monk of Trooditissa, 362, 455. Nicosia, en route to, 37 ; new road from Larnaca to, 17 (see also Lefkosia) Nile, river, 347 O. OAK-TREES, 328, 340, 488 Ochre, yellow and red, 51 Octroi, 387 Oil, olive, of Cyprus, 46 ; (see also . Olive-oil) Oil-press, 47 Olive-leaves burnt as incense, 138 Olive-oil, of Cyprus, 46 ; yield of in 1877, 47 ; process of pressing from the fruit, 47 ; a good substitute for castor-oil, 47 Olive-trees of Dali, 45 ; growth and age of, 45 ; peculiar power of reproduction, 45 ; indigenous to Cyprus, 45 ; wild species at Baffo and Carpas, 46 ; selection of for forests, 46 ; of Baffo, 330, 406 Olympus, mountain, I Orange-flower water sprinkled over author and his wife at Dali, as a sign of welcome by the inhabitants, 40 Orchards, 163, 380 (see also Fruit) Oxen, as beasts of burden, 90, 140 Oxen, their preference to native chaff over that cut by the English method, 29 P. PAPHOS, supposed birthplace of Venus, 43 ; the temple of Venus, 240, 241 (see also Baffo) Partridges (see Game Patience of the Cypriotes, 108 Paulus, Sergius, his conversion at Pa phos, 419 Paving at Dali, 39 Pedias, river, 59, 92, 99, 145, 147, 161 ; sanitary effect of on Famagousta, 100 Penance, 377 Pentadactylon, mountain in the Messaria, 75 Phoenicians, the, as miners and metallurgists, 229 Phyni, 305, 306; grape cultivation of, 487 Piérides, Consul, his report on the wine trade of Cyprus, 281 Pigs, 129, 406, 429 Pigs, tax on, 386 Pine-trees, 329, 489 Pinus maritima, 32, 109 Plane-trees, 330 Planting (see Forests, destruction of) Plants and herbs, prickly nature of those growing in Cyprus, 26 Plough, primitive pattern of, used in Cyprus, 27 Police, 420-435 ; cost of, 1878-79, 47S Polis (Poli-ton-Krysokhus), 229, 231 Political reflections, 436-453

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