Mosques of Cyprus
Collection titleCyBC Collection
First broadcast date03/01/2000
AbstractThe documentary features the sixteen Mosques located in the non-occupied by the Turkish Army area of Cyprus. Most of them were Byzantine Churches that have been converted into mosques during the Ottoman period. Today, these mosques are considered as Historical Monuments and afford special protection and financial support by the Government of Cyprus. In this programme special emphasis is given to the efforts for restoration and preservation of the mosques by the Department of Antiquities. Hala Soultan Tekke in Larnaka - Graphics showing the budget allocation for the restoration of Mosques - The Mosque of Bayraktar, Old city of Nicosia - Taht-El-Kale Mosque, Old city of Nicosia - Kebir Mosque, Larnaka - Zouchouri Mosque, Larnaka. Byzantine Churches converted into mosques such as the Omerie Mosque, Old city of Nicosia, the Arablar Mosque, Old city of Nicosia, the Mosque of Agia Aikaterini Church, Larnaka - Tousla Mosque, Larnaka.
- CyBC - Own production
BroadcasterCYBC - TV - CYBC1
- Historical heritages / Ottoman Empire
- Society and way of life / Religious Practices
- Art, Culture and Knowledge / Fine arts / Painting
Credits / Cast
- Xatzipanagis Panikos - Author of existing work
- Xatzipanagis Panikos - Speaker
- Orphanides Akis - Director
Period of events
- From 1500 to 1800
- Cyprus - East
Media running time28m15
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