Lovelorn Cypriots ravage historic tomb of saint





Unhappy lovers in Cyprus have been taking so much stone from the tomb of Saint Agapitikos to use in love potions that soon there won't be any left.

Dust from the grave in the courtyard of the church in the village of Arodes in Paphos district has been used for centuries by the lovelorn, who are supposed to slip it into the drink of their objet d'amour.

But, in recent years, so many have been filching shards of stone that a quarter of the tomb has disappeared.



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