Name: Myrtou
Transcribed name: Mirti
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Myrtou
Μύρτου
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Myrtou
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Kyrenia
Ottoman legal status of population: non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet)
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 22,841.50
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
8,837.5 2,270.0 6,145.0 5,589.0
38.7% 9.9% 26.9% 24.5%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
Myrtou (This record) 6,389 27.97%
Ayios Panteleimon Mon. Girniye Piskoposunun zir-i idaresinde olan Manastır 16,453 72.03%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Kyrenia:
28.00
1,423.00
2.0%
District of Kyrenia:
1.00
43.00
2.3%
District of Kyrenia:
30.00
1,607.00
1.9%
District of Kyrenia:
30.00
1,643.00
1.8%
District of Kyrenia:
46.00
2,866.00
1.6%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Kyrenia:
356.50
30,017.48
1.2%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
8,837.50
611,147.50
1.4%
District of Kyrenia:
23.00
2,011.00
1.1%
District of Kyrenia:
30.00
1,713.00
1.8%
District of Kyrenia:
266.00
35,582.00
0.7%
District of Kyrenia:
48.00
2,345.00
2.0%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
2,270.00
389,495.00
0.6%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
6,145.00
263,601.00
2.3%
District of Kyrenia:
12.00
915.00
1.3%
Animals (number)
District of Kyrenia:
283.00
20,490.00
1.4%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
5,589.00
287,405.00
1.9%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Kyrenia:
22,841.50
1,551,648.50
1.5%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Lorenzo son of İstavrino
Myrtou 766.00
Toğuli son of Zorzi
Myrtou 150.50
Hristofi son of Yorki
Myrtou 905.00
İstavrino son of Lorenzo
Myrtou 150.00
Yerasimo son of İstavrino
Myrtou 125.00
Markaro daughter of Hristofi
Myrtou 90.00
Hristofi
Myrtou 0.00
Yanni son of Hristoğulo
Myrtou 420.50
Lino daughter of Hristofi
Myrtou 110.00
Hristofi
Myrtou 0.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 46 356.50 8,837.50
002   land with vegetation 36 345.50 3,152.50
003   tree crops 4 3.00 45.00
004   mulberry crops 4 3.00 45.00
005   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 4 3.00 45.00
006   non tree crops 21 319.00 2,055.00
007   cotton 4 32.00 480.00
008   cotton field (penbe tarlası) 4 32.00 480.00
009   vineyard 1 4.00 100.00
010   vineyard (bağ) 1 4.00 100.00
011   grains 16 283.00 1,475.00
012   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 8 279.00 1,395.00
013   fodder field (hasıllık tarla) 8 4.00 80.00
014   fields, gardens and similar 11 23.50 1,052.50
015   cultivated garden with water resevoir (mamur bağçe ma-havuz) 1 1.00 300.00
016   garden (bağçe) 1 3.50 52.50
017   garden field (bağçe tarlasi) 8 17.00 250.00
018   garden with running warer and tank (bağçe tarlası ma-i cari maa havuz) 1 2.00 450.00
019   other land use 9 2.00 5,640.00
020   threshing floor (harman) 2 2.00 40.00
021   running water fountain with tank (ma-yı cari maa havuz) 2 0.00 1,000.00
022   running/flowing water (ma-yi cari) 5 0.00 4,600.00
023   land without vegetation 1 9.00 45.00
024   barren field (kiraç tarla) 1 9.00 45.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 23 266 2,270.00
002   Total mulberry trees 5 40 120.00
003   mulberry trees (eşcar-ı dut) 5 40 120.00
004   olive trees 14 202 2,020.00
005   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 5 113 1,130.00
006   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 9 89 890.00
007   fig trees 1 1 5.00
008   fig trees (eşcar-ı incir) 1 1 5.00
009   Total almond trees 1 1 5.00
010   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 1 1 5.00
011   carob trees 1 20 100.00
012   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 1 20 100.00
013   lemon trees 1 2 20.00
014   lemon trees (eşcar-ı limon) 1 2 20.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 30 48 6,145.00
002   house (hane) 25 25 5,640.00
003   ruined house (harab hane) 1 1 100.00
004   house with shed (hane ma' sundurma) 1 1 200.00
005   one-storey house with shed (fevkani ve sundurma hane) 1 1 350.00
006   two-storey house with shed (tahtani ma sundurma) 1 1 2,800.00
007   agricultural buildings 1 1 100.00
008   pen (mandıra) 1 1 100.00
009   buildings for animals 3 21 105.00
010   beehive (ari kovani) 3 21 105.00
011   Mills 1 1 300.00
012   olive oil mill (yağ deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 300.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 12 283 5,589.00
002   horse (bargi̇r) 1 3 600.00
003   cow (inek) 5 13 925.00
004   calf (dana) 1 2 50.00
005   suckling calf (buzaği) 1 2 50.00
006   pair of cows (çift inek) 1 1 250.00
007   wild cow (yabani inek) 1 5 125.00
008   mule (katir) 1 5 1,500.00
009   goat (keçi̇) 2 128 1,024.00
010   ox (öküz) 2 4 500.00
011   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 1 3 375.00
012   goat and sheep (keçi ve koyun) 1 130 1,040.00
013   sheep and goat (ağnam ve keçi) 1 130 1,040.00
This record was last edited on: Feb. 8, 2020, 1:34 a.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: Myrtou. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5751/ on 25/06/2022.
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