Place of Refuge: A History of the Jews in Cyprus
In this unique and ground-breaking work, Dr Stavros Panteli surveys the history of the Jews in Cyprus over the past two-and-a-half thousand years. Because of its geographical proximity to Palestine, the island has often been a sanctuary for Jewish refugees. This highly readable and extensively researched account explores in detail this fascinating and previously untold story.
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