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SIR SAMUEL WHITE BAKER
CYPRUS AS I SAW IT IN 1879
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Siege of Famagousta, 1571, 153 Silk , 203, 313, 430 ; cultivation of Baffo, 483 Silk and silk-worms at Kythrea, 74 Silkworms, 138, 139 Smoothing plank used in agriculture, 28 Snakes, 245-249, 301 Snipe, 485 Soil, native method of crushing, 28 ; peculiar in dissolving during a shower, So, 384 Soil of valley near Larnaca adapted for vegetation, 6 Soil, tenacity of, advantageous for wellsinking, 34 Soli, one of the ten ancient kingdoms of Cyprus, ruins of, 217 Spirits, customs duty on, 270 ; excise on, 474 Spleen disease, 106 Sponge-fisheries, 437 Springs, 73, 77, 96, 204, 237, 350 ; at Arpera, 7, 36 ; at Kythrea, 72 ; at Kuklia, 92; salt, 23 Stamp duties, 387 Statistics of animals, trees, and vine yards in Limasol, 406 Statistics of meteorology, 461, 462 Statistics of taxation, 386, 388 Statistics of the cost and production of wine, 288 Statistics, revenue and expenditure, 466-480 Statistics, villages and population, 486 Stone quarries at Kyrenia, 183, 184 Strategical position of Cyprus, 452 Subterranean aqueduct to Larnaca, 34 ; caverns, 76, 180 Sulphate of lime, soil near Larnaca impregnated with, 6 Superstitions connected with the monastery of Trooditissa, 320-322 Swamps round Larnaca cause of unhealthiness, 8 Swine tax, 482 Symboli, a glen near "Caravastasi, " 228 T. TAXATION, 283, 286, 385-400, 466-482 Tax, farmer's, 283, 286 Taxes paid by churches, 416 Teeth, 107 Temperature, 110, 213, 234, 235, 244, 260, 299, 300, 327, 367, 433-435, 462 Templars, Cyprus purchased by the, 192 Theodori, author's servant, 30, 98, no , in , 141, 166 Thorley's cattle food, 295 Threshing harrow of Cyprus, 28 Tithe farming, 467-469 Tithes, 466; on Vakouf lands, 471 Tobacco, excise on, 474, 478 Tobacco, produced in Cyprus, 403 Tombs, ancient, 118 ; at Kyrenia, 178 Tombsiof Cyprus, as described by Gene ral di Cesnola, 54 Tombs .of Idalium (see Idalium) Trade, 425 Trade, depressed state of in Larnaca, 14 Travelling, 83, S9, 137, 169, 274, 285 Travelling-van, 4 Trees, 70, 78, 80, 90, 91, 94, 109, no, 126, 132, 144, 163, 167, 178, 188, 189, 202, 212, 225, 232, 237, -302, 307, 308, 331, 374, 406 (see also Caroub, Olive, Box) Trees, destruction of by Cypriotes, 44, 45, 332-339 ; absence of modern planting, 44 Trees, influence of upon rainfail, 327 330, 340 Trees, olive (see Olive-trees) Trees (see Forests, destruction of) Tree-worship, 138 Trichomo, M. Gaudry's observations on the existence of salts on the plains near, 23, 92, 100 ; a night passed in, 103 Trooditissa, 300 ; life at the monastery of, 361 ; monastery, 309-326, 454 ; legends of its origin and erection, 319-322; superstitions connected with, 320-322 Trôôdos mountain, 1 Turkish policy (see Political reflections) Tur k never executed for the murder of a Greek unless by foreign influence, 48 Turks and Greeks in Cyprus, 399 U. UMBER mines near Larnaca, 465 Unger, M., his report on the resources of Cyprus, 230 V. VAKOUF lands, tithes on, 471 Van for travelling, 4 ; for luggage, 18 Varoschia, 150, 164 ; earthenware manufactures at, 164 Vegetables, 122, 167 ; price of, 423, 426 Vegetation, absence of, 2 ; of the low lands of Cyprus, 33 Venetian cannon, 64

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