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By Ronald Jennings

Wrested from the rule of thumb of the Venetians, the island of Cyprus took on cultural shadings of large complexity as a brand new province of the Ottoman empire, regarding the obligatory migration of countless numbers of Muslim Turks to the island from the within sight Karamna province, the conversion of huge numbers of local Greek Orthodox Christians to Islam, an abortive plan to settle Jews there, and the situations of islanders who had previously been held through the venetians. Delving into modern archival files of the lte 16th and early 17th conturies, quite judicial refisters, Professor Jennings uncovers the island society as noticeable via neighborhood legislation courts, public works, and charitable institutions.

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