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 Enosis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The enosist movement was the natural of the growth of national awareness of the hellenic population of Cyprus that made up the overwhelming majority of the population of the island coupled with the growth of the anticolonial movement amongst the people of Cyprus.
In fact the anti-colonial movement in Cyprus was identified to the enosist movement, enosis being,in the minds of the Hellenic population of Cyprus, the only natural outcome of the liberation of the Cypriot people from British rule.
However, faced by an immediate threat of the British administration of partioning the island of Cyprus between Turkey and Greece, the Greek Cypriots and the leadership of the Greece were forced into accepting the formation of a fragile independence for Cyprus in 1960, and the Republic of Cyprus was set up.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Enosis   (432 words)

  
 Turks.US Daily News - Solution in Cyprus and EU membership should be an answer to enosis
Enosis saw the Turkish people as an obstacle and so attacked and massacred them in 1895, 1912 and in the period between 1955-1974.
The short target of enosis policy for today is to establish a Greek Cypriot Republic dominating the whole Cyprus under Greek Cypriot sovereignty and to make Turkish people a minority by making this state a full member of the EU and achieve indirect enosis with Greece.
Enosis is achieved and showed Ankara that it is essential that EU standards are conformed at once, EU norms are caught up with and full membership to the EU is gained.
www.turks.us /article.php?story=20030510102453490   (938 words)

  
 Historical Background of Cyprus
Greek Cypriots preferred enosis, that is, the union of their island with the Greek motherland, rather than the creation of an independent state.
The growing virulence of the enosist movement was noted with concern by the smaller community, and during the 1950s a Turkish Cypriot nationalism emerged that rivalled that of the enosists in intensity.
Mounting pressure for enosis was the main cause of estrangement between the communities.
www.touringcyprus.com /historical.htm   (4736 words)

  
 Cyprus - World War II and Postwar Nationalism
The plebiscite results and a petition for enosis were taken to the Greek Chamber of Deputies, where Prime Minister Sophocles Venizelos urged the deputies to accept the petition and incorporate the plea for enosis into national policy.
In Athens, enosis was a common topic of coffeehouse conversation, and a Cypriot native, Colonel George Grivas, was becoming known for his strong views on the subject.
In Greece, enosis was a dominant issue in politics, and pro-enosis demonstrations became commonplace in Athens.
countrystudies.us /cyprus/10.htm   (2320 words)

  
 ENOSIS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
ENOSIS is a dynamic system with capabilities of collecting, processing, and promoting of information related to transports in Greece, under the development framework of a fully functional service on support of travelers throughout the lifecycle of a trip.
ENOSIS constitutes a user friendly and easy to use information channel on support of travelers within multimodal transportation, which accompanies the passenger/ user from the moment of ticket reservation and the time of departure, until the moment of arrival at the destination.
The ENOSIS project is implemented under the framework of the Operational Programme "Competitiveness" - "Transportation / Navigation" Action, supported by the General Secretariat for Research and Technology.
www.enosis.gr /index_en.asp   (200 words)

  
 Cyprus History: British Period
The first was to contain the desire for union with Greece (enosis), after it became clear to the Greek-Cypriots that it was not going to be granted.
The second was the consequential problem of keeping the two communities in harmony once the Turkish-Cypriots began to respond to enosis by calling for partition as a defence against their being Hellenised, as they saw it.
On the Greek side the British were helped to a degree in their desire to head off enosis by the international socialism of AKEL (The Reform Party of the Working People) which was influential in the large labour unions.
www.cypnet.co.uk /ncyprus/history/british/index.html   (1234 words)

  
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Enosis design group was founded in 1995 by teachers and graduates from the Geneva School of Decorative Arts and from the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles.
The core of the team was formed by the arrival at Enosis of three former managers and personnel from one of the top New York agency.
Enosis is currently the privileged consultant of large international companies and local businesses with high expectations.
www.enosis.ch /siteweb/enosistory.php   (398 words)

  
 "Last Tango in Nicosia" (December 2001)
The unity of enosis was the unity - or, better, the unification - of historically Greek and Byzantine land with the newly liberated Greek territory in the southern Balkan Peninsula.
Enosis was a project of Greek nationalism, right from the start.
Also in 1913, enosis came to the islands of Lesbos and Samos, and to the northern lands of Epirus and a part of Macedonia.
www.meib.org /articles/0112_me1.htm   (2263 words)

  
 ENOSIS CABLES   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The METAXAS AUDIO SYSTEM "ENOSIS" (from the Greek word to 'connect') is the world's fastest, phase-perfect interconnect and speaker cable with full RF shielding and ultra-low capacitance.
Unlike normal 'high-speed' silver-coated copper cable which exhibits excessive sibilance and hardness, the ENOSIS is incredibly smooth and pure -so pure that every instrument is incredibly delineated in free space in an enormous width and depth of soundstage.
The ENOSIS was made possible only with the advent of high-speed telecommunications which forces manufacturers to investigate the properties of their cables at ultra-high frequencies.
www.metaxas.com /pages/products/enosis.html   (313 words)

  
 Enosis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
It is primarily used to refer to the unification of Cyprus and Greece, and became a political issue, and a goal of Greek foreign policy, during the years of British colonial rule in Cyprus (1878-1960).
In 1864 the British had previously ceded the Ionian islands, which they had administered for fifty years, to the new Kingdom of Greece, and this was taken by supporters of enosis as a precedent for the cession of Hellenic territories to Greece after a period of British administration.
In 1955, the controversial guerrilla movement EOKA was formed in Cyprus in support of enosis.
abcworld.net /Enosis   (3325 words)

  
 Growth of the Enosis Movement - History - Cyprus - Middle East: cyprus island, cyprus history, cyprus search, cyprus ...
In 1948 the bishop of Citium of Cyprus, Mihail Mouskos, later Makarios III, began to organize support for enosis through the Church of Cyprus to exclude Communist influence and to restore the temporal power of the church.
A British attempt to settle the dispute by conference with the foreign ministers of Greece and Turkey was unsuccessful.
Early in 1956 the British government exiled Archbishop Makarios and the bishop of Kyrenia to the Seychelles Islands on the ground that the church leaders were responsible for the enosis demonstrations.
www.countriesquest.com /middle_east/cyprus/history/growth_of_the_enosis_movement.htm   (314 words)

  
 Documents 218-242
Earlier when "instant enosis" was actively being considered as possible solution perhaps Grivas had value as man who could be relied upon take effective action on island, theory being that he had necessary prestige with Greek Cypriots and could hold island briefly until GOG assumed administrative control.
Enosis, he pointed out, would be best for all concerned, since an independent Makarios could be dangerous element in area, due to his connections with the non-aligned nations.
Greeks in general were insisting on enosis which could not be accepted by Turkish opposition, which was "cruel" and would say that if enosis was to be solution it could have yielded that concession to Greece itself, when in power.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ho/frus/johnsonlb/xvi/4766.htm   (18868 words)

  
 Search Results for "Enosis"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Cyprus 1945 Agitation among Greek Cypriots for Enosis, union with Greece.
Leader of the Greek Cypriots in the movement for enosis (union with Greece), he was exiled by the British in 1956 on charges...
5Under British rule the movement among the Greek Cypriot population for union (enosis) with Greece was a constant source of tension.
bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=&query=Enosis   (166 words)

  
 Cyprus :: ENOSIS, Again?
There are still people who dream about enosis and feel that enosis is a devine right of the GC majority.
It was the struggle for enosis that funned the TC nationalist and through the TC community into the open arms of Turkey.
I don't believe there is much support for Enosis yet I wouldn't be surprised if some of those that are still in favour are keeping a diplomatic silence as the political climate would not favour openly advocating union whilst TRNC is still in existence.
www.cyprus-forum.com /cyprus297.html   (3885 words)

  
 Cypriot History: From a U.S. Perspective
If British governance were not possible, many Turkish Cypriots favored partition, or taksim, of the island and the union of the parts of the island in which they lived with Turkey-their ethnic motherland.
The growing virulence of the enosis movement was noted with concern by the smaller community, and during the 1950s a Turkish Cypriot nationalism emerged that rivaled that of the enosists in intensity.
Some Turkish Cypriots came to advocate taksim, that is, partition of the island, as a way to prevent their becoming a minority in a Greek state.
www.mediaprof.org /tcvoices/ushpart1.html   (2283 words)

  
 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Enosis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Born Michael Mouskos, Makarios was elected bishop of Kition in 1948 and archbishop of Cyprus in 1950.
Leader of the Greek Cypriots in the movement for enosis (union with
He joined the Greek army and early became an advocate of enosis (the union of Cyprus with Greece).
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Enosis   (266 words)

  
 Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus :: www.trncgov.com ::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The enosis plebiscite was held, as announced, on 15 January 1950.
Towards the middle of 1950's the Turkish government had been convinced that Greece had a policy to annex Cyprus and therefore Turkey should follow a definite and clear policy to oppose this Greek expansionism with vigour in every international platform where the Cyprus question was taken by the Greeks.
On 13 January 1952, on the 2nd anniversary of the enosis plebiscite Makarios delivered a speech declaring disobedience and passive resistance towards British administration.
www.trncgov.com /history_10.htm   (3724 words)

  
 Cyprus bicommunal discussion and chat forum : APOLOGY AND RESPECT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
ENOSIS was wrong and the entire means of trying to achieve it was wrong and this included the saintly EOKA.
Enosis was not 'illegal' but (to my mind at least) it was/is a most bizarre expression of CYPRIOT self determination because it meant in effect subsuming CYPRIOT self determination into GREEK self determination.
Enosis was a legitimate aspiration, but unfortunately it was an aspiration that tended to exclude non Greek Cypriots (well the way it was handles certainly did!).
www.talkcyprus.org /forum/viewtopic.php?p=70139   (4384 words)

  
 Solution in Cyprus and EU membership should be an answer to enosis - Turkish Daily News May 10, 2003
It gave a note to the United Kingdom, Russia and France on October 18, 1828, and put the enosis idea forward and asked the island to be joined to Greece.
The enosis movement was supported by the Greek Church in Cyprus, Patriarchate and Greek Government and this ideal was passed on to young minds in churches and schools causing great calamity for Cyprus for years.
When Simitis said enosis was achieved, he was honest and acted correctly.
www.turkishdailynews.com.tr /archives.php?id=32213   (914 words)

  
 Assembly of Turkish American Associations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Thus, the Enosis movement took a turn for violence, ostensibly against the British, but in fact with the objective of uniting the island with Greece.
Britain, as the colonial power, also resisted Enosis and declared that the Turkish and Greek Cypriots were equally entitled to freely determine their own future.
As part of the Enosis strategy, Greece had secretly sent 20.000 troops to the island in collaboration with the Greek Cypriot leadership.
www.ataa.org /ataa/ref/cyprus/cpyrus.html   (3059 words)

  
 Turkish Weekly Articles - THE CYPRUS CONFLICT AND THE QUESTION OF IDENTITY
enosis struggle in mid-1950s, it was evident that the Greek and Turkish Cypriots were already on a collision course.
enosis coincided with the period of accelerating de-colonization.
enosis campaign came in the wake of the election of Makarios III as Archbishop in 1950.
www.turkishweekly.net /articles.php?id=108   (6250 words)

  
 TRNC - KKTC - Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus - Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti- [General information] [HISTORY] ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Greek Cypriot demand for enosis and their decision to send a delegation to the Peace Conference in Paris to further their enosis desire, alarmed the Turks of Cyprus who decided to hold a National Congress to review this critical development.
The first resolution said: Turkish Cypriots strongly rejected enosis and demanded that when the future of the island is considered at the Paris Peace Conference, the Turkish Cypriots' wish that Cyprus should be handed back to its legal and real owner should be considered.
This enosis resolution was as follows: "The time has come for the settlement of the sacred national claim of the union of Cyprus to Greece.
bornova.ege.edu.tr /~bgocmen/home9.htm   (9995 words)

  
 Archbishop Makarios interview, Richard Gilbert, Cyprus 1964
The choice, however, between Enosis and Commonwealth is not a difficult one.
Enosis or no Enosis that is now the question.
But for an unadulterated Enosis, and not that which is provided in the Acheson plane, where Enosis appears in a very deceiving manner as a heading having no connection with the context of the plan.
threemonkeysonline.com /article_archbishop_makarios_richard_gilbert.htm   (3531 words)

  
 In General -Country, 1950-57 Period I
The Speakers denounced the enosis campaign of the Greeks and protested the attempt of the church for a plebiscite.
The meeting passed a resolution stating that Cyprus had been for more than 300 years part of the Ottoman Empire and as it was given to Britain under a convention, the island should be returned to Turkey if British decides to leave.
Makarios clearly admitted that their demand for the acknowledgement of the right to self-determination for Cypriots would mean nothing but the union of the island with Greece and in fact that was their main objective in taking the issue to the
www.emu.edu.tr /english/ingeneral/trnc/countryhistory/hist_1950-57.htm   (2530 words)

  
 Cyprus Conflict Within the Greek Cypriot Community, 1967-74 - Flags, Maps, Economy, History, Climate, Natural ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
During the next seven years, events in Cyprus were shaped by the differences over enosis that arose between Makarios and the military government that was installed in Greece after a coup d'état in 1967.
Convinced of Turkey's willingness to use its superior force to prevent enosis, Makarios began to seek support among Greek Cypriots--especially those in the communist party--who rejected enosis, at least for the near future, in favor of an independent, nonaligned Cyprus (see Political Dynamics, ch.
Because Makarios had decided enosis was no longer possible in the short term, more adamant pro-enosis Cypriot groups and anticommunist Greek officers, both of which infiltrated the National Guard during the late 1960s and early 1970s, would subvert his government increasingly after 1967 and finally overthrow him in 1974.
www.photius.com /countries/cyprus/national_security/cyprus_national_security_conflict_within_the_~7677.html   (685 words)

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