Name: Paramytha
Transcribed name: Podamida
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Paramytha
Παραμύθα
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Paramytha
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Episkopi
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 11,086.50
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
3,202.5 4,355.0 2,405.0 1,124.0
28.9% 39.3% 21.7% 10.1%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Episkopi:
15.00
548.00
2.7%
District of Episkopi:
1.00
26.00
3.8%
District of Episkopi:
14.00
631.00
2.2%
District of Episkopi:
14.00
633.00
2.2%
District of Episkopi:
30.00
1,222.00
2.5%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Episkopi:
266.25
11,393.16
2.3%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
3,202.50
194,111.00
1.6%
District of Episkopi:
35.00
695.00
5.0%
District of Episkopi:
17.00
768.00
2.2%
District of Episkopi:
439.00
6,931.00
6.3%
District of Episkopi:
6.00
1,061.00
0.6%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
4,355.00
50,422.00
8.6%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
2,405.00
134,414.00
1.8%
District of Episkopi:
8.00
563.00
1.4%
Animals (number)
District of Episkopi:
10.00
3,507.00
0.3%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
1,124.00
133,791.00
0.8%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
11,086.50
512,738.00
2.2%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Yeni Süleyman
Paramytha 90.00
Pavli son of Yorgi
Paramytha 1,220.00
Hristofi son of Lu'izo
Paramytha 945.00
Yor[ki] son of Arkiro
Paramytha 760.00
Sava son of Arkiro
Paramytha 1,200.00
Ağusti son of Lu'izo
Paramytha 790.00
Lafazan İstefani
Paramytha 375.00
Sotiri son of Pavli
Paramytha 104.00
Karye-i mezkurenin kilisesi emlakı
Paramytha 860.00
Yeni İbrahim
Paramytha 667.50
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 30 266.25 3,202.50
002   land with vegetation 13 27.75 757.50
003   non tree crops 12 27.00 720.00
004   vineyard 3 13.00 500.00
005   vineyard (bağ) 3 13.00 500.00
006   grains 9 14.00 220.00
007   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 1 10.00 100.00
008   fodder field (hasıllık) 8 4.00 120.00
009   fields, gardens and similar 1 0.75 37.50
010   irrigated garden (sulu bağçe) 1 0.75 37.50
011   other land use 6 5.50 115.00
012   threshing floor (harman) 5 5.00 100.00
013   enclosed land (fırahti) 1 0.50 15.00
014   land without vegetation 11 233.00 2,330.00
015   barren field (kiraç tarla) 11 233.00 2,330.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 35 439 4,355.00
002   olive trees 17 135 1,350.00
003   plateau olive (zeytun-ı ova) 1 1 10.00
004   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 2 15 150.00
005   olive trees (eşcar-ı zeytun 2) 1 20 200.00
006   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 13 99 990.00
007   Total almond trees 1 2 10.00
008   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 1 2 10.00
009   walnut treeσ 1 1 10.00
010   walnut trees (eşcar-ı ceviz) 1 1 10.00
011   carob trees 16 301 2,985.00
012   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 16 301 2,985.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 17 6 2,405.00
002   house (hane) 13 0 1,525.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 1 0 75.00
004   derelict house (hane-i virane) 1 0 80.00
005   buildings for animals 2 4 20.00
006   beehive (ari kovani) 2 4 20.00
007   Mills 2 2 860.00
008   olive oil mill (yağ deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 110.00
009   Watermills 1 1 750.00
010   winter mill (kiş deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 750.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 8 10 1,124.00
002   cow (inek) 1 1 100.00
003   goat (keçi̇) 1 3 24.00
004   ox (öküz) 6 6 1,000.00
005   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 2 2 500.00
This record was last edited on: May 16, 2021, 11:55 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: Paramytha. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5839/ on 03/07/2022.
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