Larnaca

(redirected from Kition)

Larnaca

(lär`nəkə), town (1992 pop. 43,622), SE Cyprus, on Larnaca Bay. It is a port and district administrative center. Chemicals, refined oil, and salt are important products. The modern section of the town occupies the site of ancient CitiumCitium
, ancient city of Cyprus, on the southeast coast, the modern Larnaca; also called Cition. Of Mycenaean origins, it was a major port with valuable saltworks and an important center under Phoenician and Assyrian rulers. It is identical with the biblical Kittim. Zeno was born there.
..... Click the link for more information.
. There is a tradition that St. Lazarus settled in Larnaca after his resurrection and became its first bishop. In the town is a fort built by the Turks in 1625.
References in periodicals archive ?
All moon gazers will be itching to see the Black Moon this month, so make a plan to go to the Kition Planetarium and Observatory in Larnaca.
The Department of Antiquities, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works, announces that the French Archaeological Mission of Kition conducted a second campaign of excavations in the Northern part of the site of Kition-Bamboula in October 2017 under the direction of Dr.
They went to Cyprus and received more supporters there, including the high priestess of Astarte in Kition, the primary Phoenician colony in Cyprus.
3) A similar epithet can be found in a Phoenician inscription from Kition in Cyprus, which reads, rsp hs, "Resheph of the arrow.
An 18-member squad has travelled to the Kition Athletic Centre Larnaca in Cyprus to compete in the three-day tournament with Yousuf Al Blooshi the team leader.
Chapter three overviews the major cities of the Phoenician diaspora, starting with the entities on the Phoenician mainland (Arwad, Berytus, Byblos, Sarepta, Sidon, and Tyre) and expanding further out to Phoenician colonies (Carthage, Gades, Kition, Motya, and Utica).
The Archbishop was welcomed at the airport by Agriculture Minister Nicos Kougialis and Bishop Chrysostomos of Kition.
KITION APHRODITE CULTURAL ROUTELarnaka (Larnaca) and the Agia Napa area offer a combination of visits; the main archaeological site is Kition -- Kathari, where visitors can explore the links of the ancient city of Kition with the Goddess Kyprida Aphrodite and the area's ties to the sea.
Attractions in Larnaca include the ancient city of Kition, Larnaca Fort, Hala Sultan Tekke (Grand Mosque), Church of Saint Lazarus, Europe Square and Larnaca Salt Lake.
Astrom estima que Unamon habria recalado en Enkomi, Kition, Hala Sultan Telle o alguno de los poblados a lo largo de la costa sur.
T Kition are currently occupying berths to load/offload containers, rice, canola seeds, Phosphoric Acid, Palm oil and diesel oil and respectively during last 24 hours.
You can also visit the spectacular ruins of the ancient city state of Kition.