Name: Polystypos
Transcribed name: Bolistibo
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Polystypos
Πολύστυπος
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Polystipos
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: Subdistrict of Morphou
Ottoman legal status of population: non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet)
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 19,070.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
11,605.0 1,330.0 5,550.0 585.0
60.9% 7.0% 29.1% 3.1%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
Polystypos (This record) 15,676 82.20%
Monastery Manastır 3,394 17.80%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
Subdistrict of Morphou:
18.00
1,278.00
1.4%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
3.00
42.00
7.1%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
30.00
1,461.00
2.1%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
30.00
1,487.00
2.0%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
69.00
2,600.00
2.7%
Land (area in dönüm)
Subdistrict of Morphou:
196.50
40,883.37
0.5%
Land (value in kuruş)
Subdistrict of Morphou:
11,605.00
1,108,871.00
1.0%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
52.00
1,137.00
4.6%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
29.00
1,628.00
1.8%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
147.00
4,404.00
3.3%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
30.00
1,787.00
1.7%
Trees (value in kuruş)
Subdistrict of Morphou:
1,330.00
51,785.00
2.6%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
Subdistrict of Morphou:
5,550.00
368,475.00
1.5%
Subdistrict of Morphou:
7.00
1,158.00
0.6%
Animals (number)
Subdistrict of Morphou:
25.00
13,547.00
0.2%
Animals (value in kuruş)
Subdistrict of Morphou:
585.00
230,513.00
0.3%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
Subdistrict of Morphou:
19,070.00
1,759,644.00
1.1%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Miha'il son of Yorgi
Polystypos 2,700.00
Yorgi son of Kiryako
Polystypos 1,020.00
Miha'il son of Nikola
Polystypos 410.00
Kostanti son of Miha'il
Polystypos 420.00
Nikola son of Yorgi
Polystypos 1,470.00
Kiryako son of Nikoli
Polystypos 345.00
Miha'il son of Kiryako
Polystypos 560.00
Miha'il son of Nikoli
Polystypos 400.00
Kostanti son of Yakumi
Polystypos 255.00
Brother of Kostanti son of Yakumi
Polystypos 255.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 69 196.50 11,605.00
002   land with vegetation 68 196.50 9,605.00
003   tree crops 24 17.00 3,145.00
004   mulberry crops 3 1.00 45.00
005   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 3 1.00 45.00
006   hazelnut tree crops 21 16.00 3,100.00
007   hazelnut garden (fındık bağçe tarlası) 3 1.50 300.00
008   hazelnut garden (fındık bağçe) 1 1.00 200.00
009   hazelnut grove (fındıklık) 2 1.50 300.00
010   hazelnut garden (fındıklı bağçe) 1 1.50 250.00
011   hazelnut garden (fındık bağçesi) 14 10.50 2,050.00
012   non tree crops 31 149.50 5,000.00
013   vineyard 30 149.00 4,985.00
014   vineyard (bağ) 30 149.00 4,985.00
015   grains 1 0.50 15.00
016   fodder field (hasıllık) 1 0.50 15.00
017   fields, gardens and similar 13 30.00 1,460.00
018   garden field (bağçe tarla) 5 2.75 110.00
019   garden (bağçe) 2 3.25 610.00
020   garden field (bağçe tarlasi) 5 2.00 80.00
021   field (tarla) 1 22.00 660.00
022   other land use 1 0.00 2,000.00
023   running/flowing water (ma-yi cari) 1 0.00 2,000.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 52 147 1,330.00
002   Total mulberry trees 2 6 45.00
003   mulberry trees (eşcar-ı dut) 2 6 45.00
004   olive trees 8 18 220.00
005   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 1 5 50.00
006   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 7 13 170.00
007   Total almond trees 16 41 245.00
008   almond trees (badem eşcarı) 2 4 20.00
009   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 12 33 205.00
010   almond tree (badem 2) 2 4 20.00
011   walnut treeσ 26 82 820.00
012   walnut trees (eşcar-ı ceviz) 26 82 820.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 29 30 5,550.00
002   house (hane) 25 25 4,040.00
003   part of building 3 3 1,500.00
004   room 3 3 1,500.00
005   grape must press (şirahâne) 3 3 1,500.00
006   buildings for animals 1 2 10.00
007   beehive (ari kovani) 1 2 10.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 7 25 585.00
002   cow (inek) 4 4 300.00
003   goat (keçi̇) 2 20 160.00
004   ox (öküz) 1 1 125.00
This record was last edited on: Feb. 24, 2020, 2:38 p.m.
Geography Department of Harokopio University and Sylvia Ioannou Foundation (2021).. Economy, environment and landscape in the Cypriot longue durée: The 1832/33 Ottoman Property Survey of Cyprus. Geographic Location: Polystypos. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5499/ on 28/06/2022.
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