An Earthquake on Cyprus: New Discoveries from Kourion

Soren, David
March 1985
Archaeology;Mar/Apr85, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p51
Discusses the discoveries at the archaeological site in Kourion in Cyprus. Destruction of the ancient city as a result of an earthquake in the fourth century; Evidence of destruction on a grand scale; Problems of looting in the excavation sites; Data provided by coins excavated on the occurrence of the earthquake; Controversy surrounding the earthquake theory.


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