• To Palestine with Love

    Najwa Kawar Farah

    Najwa Kawar Farah relates emotions of love and longing in this moving collection of poetry and paintings.

  • Threads of Identity

    Widad Kamel Kawar

    A record of 50 years Kawar spent researching, collecting and preserving part of the Palestinian heritage.

  • Lovesong

    Afaf Zurayk

    An exquisite celebration of one of the deepest and strongest of human emotions.

  • Rue du Mexique

    Suhail Bulos

    From tales of surreptitious teenage romances in Jerusalem, to day-long curfews during the Lebanese civil war and a renegade rooster in Beirut.

  • Jerusalemites

    Dr Hazem Zaki Nusseibeh

    As a senior politician and diplomat, the lure of Jerusalem, the city of his birth, remained strong.

  • Nostos

    Maath al-Alousi

    Despite the layer of a sweet sadness that is suspended over it, the city does not sleep at night...

  • Vanished

    Ahmed Masoud

    A fictional story set against the political unrest in Palestine, following a young boy trying to find his father.

  • Glafkos Clerides

    Niyazi Kizilyurek

    An intellectual journey in the modern political history of Cyprus.

  • Palestinian Embroidery Motifs

    Margarita Skinner

    The tradition of embroidery is one of the great art forms of village life in Palestine.

 

Demetrios Michaelides (Ed.)

A Professor at the Department of History and Archaeology at the University of Cyprus. Dr Michaelides is also the Vice-President of the Historical Society of Cyprus, and President of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics.

Biography

Undergraduate studies at the Courtauld Institute, University of London (1969: B.A., History of European Art), graduate studies at the Institute of Archaeology, University of London (1971: M.A., Archaeology of the Roman Provinces; 1981: Ph.D., "The Pavements of Roman Benghazi, Libya").

He has taught at the Universitΰa per gli Stranieri of Perugia, Italy (Part-time Lecturer, 1975-77), and worked at the British School at Rome (Assistant Director, 1978, Cultural Adviser and Assistant Librarian, 1981-82).

He has been a Fellow of the M. Aylwin Cotton Foundation, 1978-79, and Archaeological Officer at the Cyprus Department of Antiquities, 1982-92. He works at the University of Cyprus since 1992. He is on the Scientific Board of the Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, and that of the Association Internationale pour l' Etude de la Mosaϊque Antique.

He is Vice-President of the Historical Society of Cyprus, and President of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics.

Published works

Historic Nicosia
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