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Famagusta Municipality organizes a symposium on the 450 years from the Siege and Fall of Famagusta.

Coordinated by: Dr Petros Papapolyviou, Associate Professor, Department of History and Archaeology, University of Cyprus

Speakers:

1. Dr Angel Nicolaou-Konnari - Associate Professor, Department of History and Archaeology, University of Cyprus. President of the Department.
“Famous Famagusta stands invincible | how could its sword be taken?”: The siege of Famagusta and its fall to the Ottomans (29 July 1570 – 5 August 1571).

2. Dr Michalis Olympios, Associate Professor, Department of History and Archaeology, University of Cyprus.
“Aphrodite meets Godfrey de Bouillon: a (very) brief chronicle of the medieval city of Famagusta through its monuments”.

3. Mimis Sophocleous, Director of Historical Archives and Research Centre of Limassol
“Famagusta on the cultural map of Cyprus: no longer a ghost city, but an imaginary city”.

The symposium will also be streamed online via Famagusta Municipality’s website:
https://www.facebook.com/TheFamagustaMunicipality

Duration: 150'

Free entrance. Tickets must be booked in advance.