Name: Mesana
Transcribed name: Mesana
Names from Gazetteer of Cyprus Mesana
Μέσανα
Name according to Kitchener's survey of Cyprus: Mesana
Category: village (karye)
Administrative dependency: District of Paphos
Ottoman legal status of population: non-muslim (ehl-i zimmet)
Total of property values by type (in kuruş): 7,560.00
Property values and percentages by type (values in kuruş):
3,830.0 580.0 1,500.0 1,650.0
50.7% 7.7% 19.8% 21.8%
Lands Trees Buildings Animals
General statistics
District of Paphos:
10.00
1,792.00
0.6%
District of Paphos:
1.00
53.00
1.9%
District of Paphos:
12.00
2,071.00
0.6%
District of Paphos:
12.00
2,074.00
0.6%
District of Paphos:
30.00
3,639.00
0.8%
Land (area in dönüm)
District of Paphos:
168.50
33,744.75
0.5%
Land (value in kuruş)
District of Paphos:
3,830.00
521,383.10
0.7%
District of Paphos:
10.00
947.00
1.1%
District of Paphos:
12.00
2,012.00
0.6%
District of Paphos:
66.00
6,113.00
1.1%
District of Paphos:
13.00
2,185.00
0.6%
Trees (value in kuruş)
District of Paphos:
580.00
61,145.00
0.9%
Buildings (value in kuruş)
District of Paphos:
1,500.00
346,355.00
0.4%
District of Paphos:
7.00
1,574.00
0.4%
Animals (number)
District of Paphos:
58.00
15,440.00
0.4%
Animals (value in kuruş)
District of Paphos:
1,650.00
437,137.00
0.4%
Total value of properties (in kuruş)
District of Paphos:
7,560.00
1,366,020.10
0.6%
Persons in this and dependant locations
Name Ottoman legal status Location Value (in kuruş)
Sava son of Yanni
Mesana 785.00
Father Pavlo son of Yorgi
Mesana 820.00
Hristoğulo son of Luka
Mesana 1,755.00
Hristoğulo son of Marko
Mesana 845.00
Hristoğulo son of Koni
Mesana 1,025.00
Hristina daughter of Eliya
Mesana 565.00
Eliya
Mesana 0.00
Mihail son of Yorgi
Mesana 110.00
Lenu daughter of Eliya
Mesana 575.00
Eliya
Mesana 0.00
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Statistics per land type
Land use Records Land area (in dönüm) Value (in kuruş)
001   Total lands 30 168.50 3,830.00
002   land with vegetation 17 41.50 3,060.00
003   tree crops 8 12.50 2,250.00
004   mulberry crops 8 12.50 2,250.00
005   mulberry garden (dutlu bağçe) 1 2.00 100.00
006   mulberry garden (dut bağçesi̇) 7 10.50 2,150.00
007   non tree crops 8 19.00 760.00
008   vineyard 8 19.00 760.00
009   vineyard (bağ) 8 19.00 760.00
010   fields, gardens and similar 1 10.00 50.00
011   field (tarla) 1 10.00 50.00
012   other land use 4 4.00 80.00
013   threshing floor (harman) 4 4.00 80.00
014   threshing floor (harman yeri) 1 1.00 20.00
015   land without vegetation 9 123.00 690.00
016   barren field (kiraç tarla) 9 123.00 690.00
Statistics per tree type
Tree type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total trees 10 66 580.00
002   olive trees 5 60 540.00
003   mountain olive tree (dağ zeyti̇ni̇) 5 60 540.00
004   Total almond trees 5 6 40.00
005   almond trees (eşcar-ı badem 2) 5 6 40.00
Statistics per building type
Building use Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total buildings 12 13 1,500.00
002   house (hane) 9 9 1,090.00
003   tannery (debbağhane) 1 1 100.00
004   buildings for animals 1 2 10.00
005   beehive (ari kovani) 1 2 10.00
006   Mills 1 1 300.00
007   oil mill (yağ değirmeni) 1 1 300.00
Statistics per animal type
Animal type Records Quantity Value (in kuruş)
001   Total animals 7 58 1,650.00
002   sheep (agnam) 1 50 400.00
003   ox (öküz) 6 8 1,250.00
004   pair of oxen (çift öküz) 2 2 500.00
This record was last edited on: Jan. 15, 2020, 7:17 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: Mesana. Retrieved from: https://cyprus1833.hua.gr/en/geographicObject/5978/ on 26/06/2022.
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