Athens, Greece: AdVenture SA, 2019. 17.5 x 24.5 cm. Hardcover, cloth. 175 pages. This elegant publication features select papers presented at the 3rd International Conference of the Sylvia Ioannou Foundation, entitled 'Knowledge is Power' (Cartography Sessions), held in collaboration with the University of Cyprus (Nicosia, November 2016). The essays annotate three - until now unpublished - distinct manuscripts dating to the 17th and 18th centuries from the Foundation's Collection: an atlas from the famous cartographic... READ MORE about MEDITERRANEAN CARTOGRAPHIC STORIES: SEVENTEENTH- AND EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY MASTERPIECES FROM THE...
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Athens, Greece: AdVenture SA, 2014. 7 x 9.6 inches. hardcover, cloth. 260 pages. This volume (Athens 2014, in English) features 13 select papers from the 1st International Scientific Conference of the Sylvia Ioannou Foundation (Athens, October 2012), with an Introduction by the editors, Gilles Grivaud and George Tolias. Being a key geographic, strategic, commercial and cultural crossroad, Cyprus attracted the interest of travellers, pilgrims, scholars, scientists and men of action, who contributed to the production... READ MORE about CYPRUS AT THE CROSSROADS: GEOGRAPHICAL PERCEPTIONS AND REPRESENTATIONS FROM THE FIFTEENTH CENTURY
Athens, Greece: AdVenture SA, 2016. 7 x 9.6 inches. hardcover, cloth. 174 pages. "Well-chosen illustrations of archival materials embellish the presentations. All the contributions will be helpful to the historian of international law . . . All credit to the Sylvia Ioannou Foundation in Greece for sponsoring the original conference and subsequent publication of the papers." --Jus Gentium (Journal of International Legal History) This volume features 10 select papers from the 2nd International Scientific Conference... READ MORE about CORSAIRS AND PIRATES IN THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN, FIFTEENTH-NINETEENTH CENTURIES
Athens, Greece: AdVenture SA, 2016. 10 x 13.4 inches. hardcover, cloth. "Altogether, forty-four maps have been listed in chronological order. The final pages contain four Appendixes--one a highly original graphic key to the Shapes of Cyprus arranged in families--bibliographies and indexes. Everything has been done to ensure the reader gets the maximum benefit from the book. This is a comprehensive reference work for anyone interested in the history of cartography, for it places that island... READ MORE about CYPRUS: THE BOOK OF MAPS, VOLUME 1: 15th-16th CENTURIES
Athens, Greece: AdVenture SA, 2016. 10 x 13.4 inches. hardcover, cloth, in matching slipcase. 3 vols, 712 pages. This collectible catalogue in three volumes takes us on a journey through the history and culture of Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean, with detailed descriptions of 782 of the most important rare editions and manuscriptsfrom the Sylvia Ioannou Foundation collection, one of the most significant private repositories of works on Cyprus worldwide. The remarkable wealth of information... READ MORE about CYPRUS AND THE LEVANT: RARE BOOKS FROM THE SYLVIA IOANNOU FOUNDATION
Athens, Greece: AdVenture SA, 2007. 7.3 x 11 inches. hardcover. 357 pages. Manon, Aix en Provence, year 1785: Antonio Mondaini (alias Namindio or Namindiù) writes, in the Italian language, 14 significant letters on Cyprus. Travelling philosopher, keen observer, naturalist, geologist, antiquarian, scholar and poet, Namindiù thoroughly describes archaeological sites and presents the history of Cyprus as well as his experiences with the locals. The Cypriot countryside, its people and their habits are depicted in the... READ MORE about LETTERS HISTORIC AND ENTERTAINING ON THE PAST AND PRESENT CONDITIONS OF THE ISLAND OF CYPRUS...
Athens: AdVenture, 2006. 8.5 x 11.25 inches. cloth, dust jacket. 352 pages. Antonio Millo was a sixteenth-century cartographer who lived in Venice. This publication is based on one of his oldest Italian manuscripts, most likely transcribed while he was still alive. Millo's earliest dated Isolario (a manuscript description of an island and its corresponding maps) comes from the collection of Sylvia Ioannous that was devoted to the history of her homeland, Cyprus. The Isolario was... READ MORE about ANTONIO MILLO ISOLARIO