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On this page you will find direct links to digitalized travel books for the listed places, categorized per modern Turkish district (ilçe)

by example:

Ovaçevirme →Lynch 1901-2: 256 (Chevermeh)

Ovaçevirme = is the Turkish modern name.

Lynch 1901 = is the name of the travel report where this name can be found. If the text is blue, is it is linked to a title description.

256 = the page number. If the number is blue it links to a page in one of the digital book repositories (, or, jstor) or to a reproduction of the text on this website with geographical annotations.

(Chevermeh) the original name used by the author

(→ANT) links to a list of geographical annotations for this title.

It is much appreciated if you report broken links

Geographical Index on 19th century travel reports

website of Jelle Verheij, historian

Adıyaman central district

AdıyamanAinsworth 1841-3: 327 (Adiyaman) →Percy 1901 (→ANT): 101 (Adiaman)  →Maunsell 1904: 122 (Adiaman, Hisni Mansur)

Börkenek →Ainsworth 1841-3: 327 (Bur-Konak)

KaracaörenAinsworth 1841-3: 328 (Karajuran)

KarahüyükAinsworth 1841-3: 327 (Kara U'yuk)

Besni district

Besni  →Ainsworth 1841-3: 326, 338Percy 1901 (→ANT): 101 (Besne) →Maunsell 1904: 121-122 (Besni)

AtmalıAinsworth 1841-3: 327 (Al-manli)

EğerliPercy 1901 (→ANT): 101 (Jenjere)

ŞambayatAinsworth 1841-3: 327 (Sham-bulak)

Gerger district

Köklüce Ainsworth 1841-3: 329 (Oldish)

Oymaklı Ainsworth 1841-3: 323, 329 (Gergen Kal'ah-si) →Percy 1901 (→ANT): 104, 106 (Gerger)

Gölbaşı district

HarmanlıAinsworth 1841-3: 324, 326, 338 (Pelvereh)

Kâhta district

Kahta →Ainsworth 1841-3: 323 (Kakhtah) [not visited bu author]

AkıncılarAinsworth 1841-3: 328, 330 (Tokariz)

Kocahisar (“Eski Kâhta”)Percy 1901 (→ANT): 103 (Kiakhta)

NarsırtıAinsworth 1841-3: 327 (Kerkunah)


- TaşlıçayAinsworth 1841-3: 328 (Kharik)

Samsat district

Samsat [old location, before being flooded by Atatürk Dam Lake] →Ainsworth 1841-3: 331, 333 (Samosata, Someisat) →Maunsell 1904: 166-117 (Samsat)

Tut district

TutAinsworth 1841-3: 324 (Tut)

Adıyaman Province

Adıyaman Province

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