Tag Archives: Pachyammos (Παχύαμμος)

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Μνημείο πεσόντων κατά τις μάχες της Τηλλυρίας 1964 (3)n Μνημείο πεσόντων κατά τις μάχες της Τηλλυρίας 1964 (20)n

Artist: Giorgos Kalakallas 

Location: Agios Rafael church, Pachyammos. Nicosia district. 

Material: Copper

Category: Inter-communal conflicts 1963-64

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

The memorial is dedicated to those who died during the Tylliria fights. According to the commemorative inscription: “The above are the names of soldiers, members of the National Guard, and civilians who were killed during the fights against Turkish troops in August 1964 at Tillyria area”.

The initiative was taken by the union of the families of the dead, the ex Deputy Governor of Pachyammos’ National Guard, Theodoros Papadopoulos, and the Agios Rafael church administrator. The unveiling took place on August 7th 1994. 

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Nikos Christou Solomou (Νίκος Χρίστου Σολωμού) statue

 Ανδριάντας Νίκου Χρίστου Σολωμού (1)n Ανδριάντας Νίκου Χρίστου Σολωμού (6)n

Artist: Nikolaos Kotziamanis 

Location: Agios Rafael church, Pachyammos. Nicosia district. 

Category: 1974 Coup

Photography: Evangelia Matthopoulou

The statue was funded by the family, the “friends, co-fighters and those who appreciate the hero”, as the inscription states. The unveiling took place on July 26th 2008. 

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