The story of the old Armenian cemetery in Nicosia

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The story of the old Armenian cemetery in Nicosia
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By Kyriaki Christodoulou/CNA

The Armenian cemetery in Nicosia, near the dividing line, which splits the Cyprus capital into two, stands as a vivid evidence of the history of the Armenian community on this East Mediterranean island Republic,  long before the Armenian Genocide.

The cemetery, located near the Ledra Palace Hotel, in the UN-controlled buffer zone, and the Law Courts, carries a long history that dates back to the 15th Century, when it became – according to the records – a burial site for the Lusignans and the Dominicans.

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The story of the old Armenian cemetery in Nicosia


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