The most beautiful Goddess of all Mythology was said to have risen from the Mediterranean waters of Cyprus after her birth. Aphrodite is crowned as the Goddess of both love and passion.
The crystal blue waters of the Mediterranean Sea surround her soft yet tender physique as the bright sun reflects onto the sandy shores, warming the hearts of the Cypriot people.
Cyprus has been full of natural treasures for thousands of years such as ancient artifacts dating back to the Neolithic Settlement, Ancient Greek Amphitheaters, and the Ancient Agora (Marketplace) which was inhibited by our iconic philosophers. Additionally, Byzantine Churches and biblical artwork are also present within the Island as many are classed as UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Cyprus is also the Island of Philosopher Zinonas, Saint Lazarus and the Apostle Barnabas in which the apostles of Jesus Christ have left both their presence and historical footprints on.
Cyprus also attains its name from its production of natural Copper, in which it is mined and quarried over the island and sent to all corners of the globe.
The location of the island is in a crossroad between Asia Minor & the Middle East, Africa, and Europe. It is a massive meeting point for neighboring countries to interact and trade between each other. Many besieged the island and emerged as key candidates to occupy and rule Cyprus.
The first inhabitants of the Island were Mycenean Greeks who in which settled in Cyprus over 3,500 years ago.
It is also stated that Cyprus had the most influential poets of the Ancient times, in which the island’s history can be found in books from all libraries around the world.