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Cyprus is the 3rd largest island in the Mediterranean Sea. Despite such a proud status, its area is only 224 km from west to east and 96 km from north to south.
According to legend, the goddess of beauty Aphrodite was born here from sea foam, and the fertility god Adonis chose Cyprus as his home. And this is not surprising. The fertile lands yield 3-4 times a year.
The first settlers arrived in Cyprus from Greece in the 9-10th millennium BC. Throughout its long history, the island was subordinate to Egypt, Persia, Byzantium and Great Britain. In 1960, Cyprus finally gained independence, but in 1974 a conflict broke out between the Greeks and the Turks compactly residing on the island. It led to the division of the island into 2 parts: the north – the state of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and the south – the Republic of Cyprus. Most resorts are located in the southern part. Continue reading
Rome is the capital of Italy, one of the oldest cities on the planet, built in the 3rd century BC. Unlike other megacities, he did not disappear in time, retained his cultural wealth – palaces, fountains, squares, cathedrals, churches and objects of art.
Within the walls of the Eternal City, the Latin language, legislation and law was born, the foundations of which are still used by the whole Western world. The acronym SPQR (Senatus porulus que romanus), which can be seen on almost all old houses, saunas, and engineering structures, means that they belong to the people of Rome and the Senate, thus a community of citizens and the state is declared. This postulate was adopted by many states of the world.
Philosophy and politics, science and art take their roots here. Continue reading