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Kingdom rankCyprus
Primary culture
Francien (French)

Capital province
Cyprus (321)

Feudal NobilityGovernment monarchy.png

State religion

Technology group
WesternWestern technology group
Cypriot ideas
Traditions.png Traditions:
−20% Galley cost
+4 Tolerance of heretics

Legitimacy.png King of Jerusalem

+0.5 Yearly legitimacy
−25% Cost to fabricate claims

Army tradition.png Frankish Crusaders

+1 Yearly army tradition

Production efficiency.png Commandaria Wine

+10% Production efficiency

Diplomatic reputation.png Lusignan Diplomacy

+1 Diplomatic reputation

Fort defense.png Cypriot Fortifications

+25% Fort defense

Galley combat ability.png Repel the Corsairs

+20% Galley combat ability

Embargo efficiency.png Raid Turkish Commerce

+10% Embargo efficiency
+15% Privateer efficiency

Idea bonus.png Ambition:

+33% Naval force limit modifier

The Kingdom of Cyprus is a Crusader state in the Levant, located on the Eastern Mediterranean island of the same name. At the 1444 start, their independence is guaranteed by the Flag of Mamluks Mamluks. Much like Flag of The Knights The Knights, Flag of Naxos Naxos and Flag of Athens Athens being feudal Christian states created by Western European crusaders in Asia Minor and Greece during the Crusades, Cyprus' Francien culture and Catholic religion are at odds with its Greek Orthodox population.



 Reestablish The Kingdom of Jerusalem

Rejoice! Holy Jerusalem is again in Christian hands - our Christian hands. The Pope has informed us that if we were to reestablish The Kingdom of Jerusalem, our salvation would be assured.

Potential requirements

  Jerusalem does not exist.

It is either the   ‘Age of Discovery’ or the   ‘Age of Reformation’.

The country:


The country:

  • is not at war.
  • owns its core provinces:
    • Jerusalem (379)
    • Jaffa (1854)
    • Gaza (364)
  • Jerusalem is within state.


The country gains  25 prestige.

Every province of Palestine and Transjordan areas, as well as Tarabulus (378), Sidon (1855) and Aqabah (4268) becomes core provinces of   Jerusalem.

If the country is not   Provence,   Cyprus or   The Knights:

If the country is   Provence,   Cyprus or   The Knights:


  • moves its   capital to Jerusalem (379).
  • becomes   Catholic.

If Jerusalem:

The AI will never enact this decision.


This is a list of all   Cyprus's events.[1]

 The Question of Famagusta

In 1464, the Cypriotes evicted the Genoese from Famagusta, getting full control over the Island. However, it did not take long until the Venetians had taken control of it, in their attempt to secure control of the Mediterranean trade.

This event happens only once during a campaign.
Trigger conditions

The country:

The year is at least 1460.
  Venice and   Genoa have an active merchant in Alexandria trade node.

Mean time to happen

32 months

It is ours!


  • gains “Control of Famagusta” in the Alexandria trade node for 20 years worth +1 trade power.


This may mean war with Genoa.

Let Venice in now



This may mean war with Genoa.

The Genoese can stay



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Form the Kingdom of Jerusalem as Cyprus or The Knights.


  1. The script code of these events can be found in /Europa Universalis IV/events/flavorCYP.txt.
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