National Geographic : 1928 Jul
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE SIIEP GRAZING NEAR THE KOUKLIA-PAPHOS ROAD The Cyprus animal is of the fat-tailed species. The flocks are not carefully tended, but are allowed to roam all over the countryside in charge of nomad shepherds. A TIME-MELLOWED RELIC OF CRUSADING KNIGIITS When chivalry was in flower, this square castle, or Tower of Colossi, near Limassol, was the headquarters of the Hospitalers in Cyprus (see text, page 41). In Cypriote folklore its origin is attributed to a king who gave his queen as much land as she could see from this spot. Thereupon the artful woman built this tower, from which she could see the entire peninsula of Akrotiri.