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Place of refuge : a history of the Jews in Cyprus

Author: Stavros Panteli
Publisher: London : Elliott & Thompson, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this groundbreaking work, Dr. Stavros Panteli surveys the history of the Jews in Cyprus over the past two-and-a-half thousand years. Because of its geographical proximity to Palestine, the island has often been a sanctuary for Jewish refugees. This highly readable and extensively researched account explores in detail this fascinating and previously untold story.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stavros Panteli
ISBN: 1904027075 9781904027072
OCLC Number: 53191167
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Location --
Terminology --
Settlement --
Cyprus and the effects of the three Jewish rebellions --
Joseph Nasi, 'King Aspirant' of Cyprus, and the Ottoman Expedition of 1570 --
1571 --
In search of a home: from the 16th to the 19th century --
Towards the 20th century: new ideas, new initiatives, rising hopes --
Cyprus again at the forefront: the dilemma, and the search continues --
The feeling for a permanent refuge gathers momentum.
Responsibility: Stavros Panteli.

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In this groundbreaking work, Dr. Stavros Panteli surveys the history of the Jews in Cyprus over the past two-and-a-half thousand years. Because of its geographical proximity to Palestine, the island has often been a sanctuary for Jewish refugees. This highly readable and extensively researched account explores in detail this fascinating and previously untold story.

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"Dr Stavros Panteli, a leading Cypriot historian - tolerant and dispassionate. The Independent, London I have read with avidity your masterly history of Cyprus and I am most impressed by the quality Read more...

 
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