90 Years memory of Asia Minor. Exhibition Catalogue (Pub. Io.
Eliades, Ch. Chotzakoglou) Lefkosia 2012 (in Greek), p. 192, with
approx. 500 colored photos, ISBN: 978-9963-2842-1-4
This catalogue accompanied the namesake exhibition, which was
organized and published by the Cyprus Asia Minor Association and
hosted in the Byzantine Museum of the Makarios III Foundation in
The sumptuous, illustrated edition contains two introductory texts
right after the Salutations (p. 13-18). A brief historical
retrospect in the relations between Asia Minor and Cyprus, is
documented in the first text (Ch. Chotzakoglou, p. 20-25), while at
the second, the post-byzantine painting in Asia Minor is analyzed
with the relevant bibliographical documentation (Io. Eliades, p.
The Catalogue of the exhibits is divided into six sections. Every
subsection begins with an introductory note followed by brief
presentation. The subsections refer to Asia Minor through engravings
and maps before 1922 (Io. Eliades, p. 40-71), the Asia Minor
campaign and the destruction of Smyrna (Io. Eliades, p. 72-77),
prominent personalities from Asia Minor, (Io. Eliades, p.78-93),
religious artifacts (Ch. Chotzakoglou, p. 94-113), documents (Io.
Eliades, p. 114-151) and items of everyday use (Ch. Chotzakoglou, p.
This edition constitutes the first publication associated with Asia
Minor artifacts in Cyprus, where a great number of objects was
collected and documents vividly the nearly unknown chapter of the
arrival and settlement of the Greeks of Asia Minor in Cyprus.
The Catalogue can be ordered by the Society of Cypriot Studies in
Lefkosia (tel. (00357) 22 432.758, email@example.com), the
Cyprus Asia Minor Association (tel. (00357) 25 365.928) and selected