Paphos


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Paphos

(ˈpafɒs)
n
(Placename) a town in SW Cyprus, near the sites of two ancient cities: famous as the centre of Aphrodite worship and traditionally the place at which she landed after her birth among the waves. Pop: 53 060 (2001)

Paphos

(ˈpeɪfɒs) or

Paphus

n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the son of Pygmalion and Galatea, who succeeded his father on the throne of Cyprus
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Pa•phos

(ˈpeɪ fɒs)

n.
an ancient city in SW Cyprus.
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She went to Cyprus, to Paphos, where her precinct is and fragrant altar, and passed into her sweet-smelling temple.
Thereon he loosed the bonds that bound them, and as soon as they were free they scampered off, Mars to Thrace and laughter-loving Venus to Cyprus and to Paphos, where is her grove and her altar fragrant with burnt offerings.
In their soft glances I see what men strove to realize in some Versailles, or Paphos, or Ctesiphon.
A new sculpture of a young girl by renowned Paphos artist Yiota Ioannidou was placed outside a children's play area in the heart of Paphos old town on Friday.
THE coastal city of Paphos sits in the south west of Cyprus and its beauty draws thousands of visitors to relax by the Mediterranean every year.
Ryanair, launched its Cyprus - Paphos winter 2015 schedule with 6 routes in total and extra flights to Athens, which will deliver over 650,000 customers p.a.
Paphos, roughly divided into old Paphos and new Paphos, is also famous for its sun-kissed beaches.
THREE MUST SEES 1 TOMBS OF THE KINGS, Kato Paphos A LARGE necropolis burial ground lying about 2km north-west of Paphos harbour and is listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
. In ancient times, there were two locations called Paphos, Old Paphos and New Paphos.
From Cardiff Airport February 24 and March 3, 8 days from pounds 679 An ancient land of mystery, legend, beauty and love, especially in and around Paphos, your holiday base.
Paphos in particular has seen a major increase in its prices as investors flock to Cyprus to snatch up available property.
The smart cities project, which will see the lives of Paphos residents transformed by the use of data and technology, was the topic of an information session held at Palia Ilektriki cultural centre in the town on Wednesday,