PHOTO: Ruins of the Ancient City of Salamis on the Island of Cyprus

Stately Corinthian columns still stand among the ruins of the ancient city-state of Salamis in Cyprus

On the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, these Corinthian columns mark the site of the ancient city-state of Salamis. Believed to have been founded in 1100 BC by a Greek prince who fought in the Trojan War, Salamis was the original capital of Cyprus. Over the centuries it was conquered by Assyrians, Egyptians, Persians, Romans, and … Read more