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Capital of Cyprus, conquered from Byzantium by Richard I (Lionheart) in 1191. Given to Guy de Lusignan in 1192, it became a refuge for nobles of the Latin East. It ...

Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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