Course Purpose and Objectives
The aim of this course is to cover in the form of a broad review the major historical periods in the history of Cyprus and introduce the students to the civilisations that flourished on the island. In addition to political developments, social, economic and cultural aspects of the various eras are examined; particular attention is paid to material remains, such as artefacts and buildings.
Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
and discuss the different time periods in the history of Cyprus.
and critically approach historical debates and controversies throughout the
history of Cyprus.
and review historical knowledge of Cyprus as an Eastern Mediterranean country.
- Gain an overall picture of Cyprus and its people
and realise that the richness
of Cyprus’s past has been partly influenced by a succession of foreign rulers,
whose cultural background was assimilated by the local society.
- Demonstrate knowledge of
the role of history in affecting contemporary economic, social and political
realities on Cyprus.
- Have an understanding of
Cyprus’ heritage sites and provide with information about the most important
- Teacher: Andreas Karyos