Name: Episkopi (Lemesou)
Transcribed name: Piskobi
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Episkopi (Lemesou)
Επισκοπή (Λεμεσού)
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Episkopi
Category: village (administrative centre) (karye - nefs)
Administrative dependency: District of Episkopi
Ottoman legal status of population: mixed
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 160,623.50
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
68,722.5 3,129.0 55,970.0 32,802.0
42.8% 1.9% 34.8% 20.4%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
Dependent locations:
Modern name Ottoman name Value Percentage
Episkopi (Lemesou) (This record) 112,969 70.33%
Estroncellan Çiftliği Estroncellan Çiftliği 7,990 4.97%
Samacri Çiftliği Samacri Çiftliği 5,885 3.66%
El Hac Ömer Çiftliği El Hac Ömer Çiftliği 5,490 3.42%
Kodniya Çiftliği Kodniya Çiftliği 6,440 4.01%
Mazoro Çiftliği Mazoro Çiftliği 3,840 2.39%
Mazoro ve Nısf Estroncellan Çiftliği Mazoro ve Nısf Estroncellan Çiftliği 7,830 4.87%
Nısf Alakadi Çiftliği Nısf Alakadi Çiftliği 3,000 1.87%
Piyati Çiftliği Piyati Çiftliği 600 0.37%
Aya Todos Çiftliği Aya Todos Çiftliği 6,580 4.10%
Legend: Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Episkopi:
167.00
548.00
30.5%
District of Episkopi:
13.00
26.00
50.0%
District of Episkopi:
186.00
631.00
29.5%
District of Episkopi:
186.00
633.00
29.4%
District of Episkopi:
355.00
1,222.00
29.1%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Episkopi:
2,666.25
11,393.16
23.4%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
68,722.50
194,111.00
35.4%
District of Episkopi:
86.00
695.00
12.4%
District of Episkopi:
216.00
768.00
28.1%
District of Episkopi:
500.00
6,931.00
7.2%
District of Episkopi:
546.00
1,061.00
51.5%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
3,129.00
50,422.00
6.2%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
55,970.00
134,414.00
41.6%
District of Episkopi:
136.00
563.00
24.2%
Animals (number)
District of Episkopi:
909.00
3,507.00
25.9%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
32,802.00
133,791.00
24.5%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Episkopi:
160,623.50
512,738.00
31.3%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Ahmed son of Hasan
Episkopi (Lemesou) 480.00
Arab Ali son of Ahmed
Episkopi (Lemesou) 760.00
Hasan son of Hasan
Episkopi (Lemesou) 665.00
Hüseyin son of İsma'il
Episkopi (Lemesou) 180.00
Mehmed son of Hüseyin
Episkopi (Lemesou) 830.00
Ahmed son of Ramazan
Episkopi (Lemesou) 130.00
Hasan son of Osman
Episkopi (Lemesou) 1,230.00
Arab Salih son of Abdullah
Episkopi (Lemesou) 595.00
Boşnak Hacı Mustafa son of 'Ömer
Episkopi (Lemesou) 180.00
Hasan son of Mustafa
Episkopi (Lemesou) 965.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 355 2,666.25 68,722.50
002   land with vegetation 277 1,929.75 63,627.50
003   tree crops 30 25.50 1,635.00
004   mulberry crops 8 9.25 517.50
005   mulberry garden (dutlu bağçe) 1 0.75 37.50
006   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 7 8.50 480.00
007   fruit garden (meyveli̇ bağçe) 22 16.25 1,117.50
008   non tree crops 78 465.50 13,510.00
009   cotton 66 345.00 10,490.00
010   cotton field (penbe tarla) 1 2.00 60.00
011   irrigated cotton field (sulu penbe tarlası) 43 198.00 5,965.00
012   cotton field (penbe tarlası) 18 135.00 3,965.00
013   abundantly-irrigated cotton field (su basar penbe tarlası) 4 10.00 500.00
014   vineyard 11 60.50 2,420.00
015   vineyard (bağ) 11 60.50 2,420.00
016   grains 1 60.00 600.00
017   grain field (eki̇n tarlasi) 1 60.00 600.00
018   fields, gardens and similar 169 1,438.75 48,482.50
019   irrigated field (sulu tarla) 14 959.50 30,890.00
020   irrigated garden (sulu bağçe) 106 72.25 4,192.50
021   garden (bağçe) 4 57.50 2,875.00
022   garden field (bağçe tarlasi) 1 0.50 15.00
023   other irrigated fruit garden (diğer meyveli bağçe) 1 1.00 80.00
024   irrigated fruit garden (sulu meyveli bağçe) 1 0.50 25.00
025   field (tarla) 1 2.00 10.00
026   irrigated field (su basar tarla) 41 345.50 10,395.00
027   other land use 41 75.50 2,540.00
028   threshing floor (harman) 24 24.00 485.00
029   pen (mandira) 7 8.00 750.00
030   private field (hassa tarla) 10 43.50 1,305.00
031   land without vegetation 37 661.00 2,555.00
032   barren field (kiraç tarla) 37 661.00 2,555.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 86 500 3,129.00
002   olive trees 36 104 1,040.00
003   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 8 30 300.00
004   plateau olive tree (ova zeytini 2) 28 74 740.00
005   Total almond trees 1 1 5.00
006   almond trees (şecer-i badem) 1 1 5.00
007   carob trees 49 395 2,084.00
008   carob tree (harub 2) 19 177 950.00
009   carob trees (eşcar-ı harub) 28 215 1,104.00
010   carob trees (harub eşcarı) 1 2 20.00
011   carob trees (şecer-i harub) 1 1 10.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 216 546 55,970.00
002   house (hane) 185 185 27,000.00
003   other house (diğer hane) 30 30 3,680.00
004   ruined house (harab hane) 1 1 50.00
005   house in ruins (harabe hane) 1 1 50.00
006   shop (dükkan) 3 3 525.00
007   coffee house (kahve dükkani) 1 1 250.00
008   coffee house (kahve hane) 1 1 250.00
009   small shop (sagir dükkan) 2 2 275.00
010   hamam (hamam) 1 1 500.00
011   buildings for animals 9 129 145.00
012   beehive (ari kovani) 9 129 145.00
013   auxilliary structures 16 225 25,550.00
014   running water (ma-yı cari) 16 225 25,550.00
015   Mills 2 3 2,250.00
016   olive oil mill (yağ deği̇rmeni̇) 1 1 250.00
017   Watermills 1 2 2,000.00
018   water mill (su deği̇rmeni̇) 1 2 2,000.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 136 909 32,802.00
002   sheep (agnam) 15 724 5,812.00
003   horse (bargi̇r) 29 33 6,300.00
004   mare (kisrak) 8 10 2,000.00
005   colt (tay) 2 2 100.00
006   threshing horse (harman bargiri) 1 2 400.00
007   cow (inek) 35 44 3,950.00
008   calf (dana) 3 6 300.00
009   suckling calf (buzaği) 3 6 300.00
010   young bull (tosun) 3 3 150.00
011   mule (katir) 8 8 4,000.00
012   well mule (dolab katırı) 1 1 500.00
013   goat (keçi̇) 1 30 240.00
014   ox (öküz) 48 70 12,500.00
015   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 24 26 6,500.00
This record was last edited on: May 16, 2021, 11:08 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: Episkopi (Lemesou). Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5862/ on 27/06/2022.
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