Asked in Cyprus
Why was Cyprus important to the venetian state in the 16Th century?
Cyprus was located at the center of a trading market. Cyprus could trade with 3 continents Africa,Asia and Europe. So major powers that sorrounded cyprus always had a major interest in taking over as well as the massive production of copper that took place. ...
Asked in Cyprus, Latin to English
What is the name of the metal that comes from the Latin for Cyprus metal?
Copper ( Cu ) from the latin cuprum. Derived from the latin for Cyprus metal because the island of Cyprus was a major source of copper at the time.. ...