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Hazard, H. W. (ed.) / The fourteenth and fifteenth centuries
(1975)

X: The Kingdom of Cyprus, 1291-1369,   pp. 340-360 PDF (8.0 MB)


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THE KINGDOM OF CYPRUS 
1291—1369 
 The steps taken at Acre in 1285 to overcome the Angevin party's opposition
to the recognition of the Cypriote king Henry II as king of Jerusalem have
been called "the one brilliant exploit of a long and 
 The standard bibliographical reference work is C. D. Cobham, Bibliography
of Cyprus, (6th ed. by G. Jeffery, Nicosia, 1929). The sources in Cobham's
Excerpta Cypria: Materials for a History of Cyprus (2nd ed., Cambridge, 1908)
are complemented by T. A. H. Mogabgab's Supplementary Excerpts on Cyprus
(3 parts, Nicosia, 1941—1945); see also L. de Mas Latrie, ed., Nouvelles
preuves de l'histoire de Chypre (Bibliothèque de l'Ecole des chartes,
XXXII, XXXIV, XXXV; Paris, 1871—1874), which continues the collection
of source materials in vols. II and III of his Histoire de l'Ile de Chypre
sous le règne des. . . Lusignan (3 vols., Paris, 1852—186 1).
 Individual chroniclers include Badr-ad-Din al-'Aini, "Account of the Conquest
of Cyprus (1424—1426)," trans. M. M. Ziada and John L. LaMonte in Annuaire
de l'Institut de philologie et d'histoire orientales et slaves, VII (1939—1944),
241—264; Francesco Amadi and Diomedes Strambaldi, Chroniques de Chypre,
ed. R. de Mas Latrie (Collection des documents inédits sur l'histoire
de France, 2 vols., Paris, 1891—1893); Florio Bustron, Chronique de
l'Ile de Chypre, ed. R. de Mas Latrie (ibid., Mélanges historiques,
no. 5, Paris, 1886); Giorgio Bustron, Xpovudw Kinrpov, in K. N. Sathas, ed.,
Meoat~w~~~ Bq3X~oUi~r1, II (Venice, 1873); Khalil az-Zahiri, Zubdat kashf
al-mamfflik (ed. P. Ravaisse, Paris, 1894; extracts trans. in Mogabgab's
and Mas Latrie's collections, cited above); Jean Froissart, Chroniques de
France. . . (many editions and translations available); Gianfrancesco Lore
dano ("Henri Giblet") Historie de' re' Lusignani (Bologna, 1647; French trans.,
2 vols., Paris, 1732); Estienne de Lusignan, Chorograffia et breve historia
universale deli' isola de Cipro .. . (Bologna, 1573; French trans., Paris,
1580); Leontius Machaeras, Recital concern ing the Sweet Land of Cyprus,
entitled "Chronicle" (ed. and trans. R. M. Dawkins, 2 vols., Oxford, 1932);
Guilaume de Machaut, La Prise d'Alexandrie ou chronique du roi Pierre jer
de Lusignan (ed. L. de Mas Latrie, Société de l'Orient latin,
série historique, no. 1, Geneva, 1877); Philippe de Méziéres,
Songe du vieil pèlerin (portions pub!. by L. de Mas Latrie in Histoire,
II, 116 ff.); idem, Vita S. Petri Thomasli, in Acta Sanctorum (Jan. 29) and
ed. J. Smet (Textus et studia historica Carmelitana, no. 2, Rome, 1954);
Enguerran[dj de Monstrelet, Chronique (ed. L. Douet d'Arcq, 6 vols., Paris,
1857—1862); and Pero Tafur, Travels and Adventures, 1435—1 439
(trans. M. Letts, London, 1926). 
 Modern historical treatments start with J. P. Reinhard, Vollständige
Geschichte des Königreiches Cypern (2 vols., Erlangen, 1766—1768)
and D. Jauna, Histoire génerale des rolaumes de Chypre... comprenant
les croisades et. . . l'empire ottoman (2 vols., Leyden, 1785), followed
by L. de Mas Latrie's Des Relations politiques et commerciales de l'Asie
Mineure avec l'ile de Chypre. .. (Bibliothèque de l'Ecole des chartes,
VI—VIl 2nd ser., 
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