How does it work ?

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 (archive.org, openlibary.org or hathitrust.org, 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
















Bitlis (photo in Percy 1901)

Bitlis central district

Bitlis Brant 1841: 379-382 (Bitlis) (→ANT) →Shiel 1838: 71-73 (Bitlís) (→ANT) Layard 1853: 29-31 (Bitlis) (→ANT)Rassam 1897: 105-108 (Bitlis) (ANT→)Bishop 1891-2: 349, 352, 354, 359 (Bitlis) (→ANT) →Lynch 1901-2: 145 (Bitlis) (→ANT) →Percy 1901: 137 (Bitlis) (→ANT)

Çeltikli Rassam 1897: 106 (Shaikh Joornaa) (ANT→)

DeğirmenaltıLynch 1901-2: 143 (Bor) (→ANT)

Kireçtaşı Rassam 1897: 106 (Parkhant) (ANT→)

NarlıdereTaylor 1865: 45 (Durbeen) [identification not certain] (→ANT)


Adilcevaz district

Heybeli Rassam 1897: 114-115 (Norsheen) (ANT→)


Ahlat district

Ahlat Shiel 1838: 66 (Akhlát) [not visited by author] (→ANT) →Brant 1841: 406-409, 414 (Akhlat) (→ANT) Layard 1853: 19-26 (Akhlat) (→ANT) Bishop 1891-2: 362 (Akhlat) (→ANT) →Lynch 1901-2: 280 (Akhlat) (→ANT)

- Erkezen →Lynch 1901-2: 284 (Erkizan) (→ANT)

- Harabeşehir →Bishop 1891-2: 361 (Kharaba Shahr) (→ANT) →Lynch 1901-2: 284 (Kharaba) (→ANT)

- İkilikubbe →Lynch 1901-2: 284 (Iki Kube) (→ANT)

- Kırklar →Lynch 1901-2: 284 (Kirklar) (→ANT)

- Kulaksız →Lynch 1901-2: 284 (Kulaxis) (→ANT)

- Tahtısüleyman →Lynch 1901-2: 284 (Takht-i Süleyman) (→ANT)

- Tonus →Lynch 1901-2: 284 (Tunus) (→ANT)

AkçaörenLynch 1901-2: 340 (Agjavireh) (→ANT)

ArıdağPercy 1901: 149 (Gultik) (→ANT)

BölükyazıPercy 1901: 149 (Ivris) (→ANT)

BurcukayaLynch 1901-2: 321 (Mezik) (→ANT)

ÇukurtarlaLynch 1901-2: 340 (Khanik) (→ANT)

DereağzıPercy 1901: 149 (Wanek) (→ANT)

DevelikLynch 1901-2: 340 (Develik) (→ANT)

DilburnuLynch 1901-2: 323 (Cezirok) (→ANT)

DoğruyolPercy 1901: 149 (Shimek) (→ANT)

Kırıkkaya Layard 1853: 17 (Khers) (→ANT)

NazikLynch 1901-2: 321 (Nazik) (→ANT)

Ovakışla Bishop 1891-2: 365 (Pikhruz) (→ANT)

SerinbayırLynch 1901-2: 299 (Seghurt, Teghurt) (→ANT)

YeniköprüLynch 1901-2: 299 (Karmuch) (→ANT)

YoğurtyemezLynch 1901-2: 340 (Yogurtyemez) (→ANT)

YolalanPercy 1901: 150 (Keshtonik) (→ANT)

- Boztepe →Percy 1901: 150 (Gelhod) (→ANT)

- Düz →Percy 1901: 149 (Mishgunesh) (→ANT)

- Üçkardeş →Percy 1901: 149 (Pass) (→ANT)

YolcularPercy 1901: 149 (Vervan) (→ANT)


Adilcevaz district

AdilcevazShiel 1838: 66 (Eljaras) [not visited by author] (→ANT) →Brant 1841: 405-406, 411 (A'd-el-jivaz, El-jivaz) (→ANT) →Lynch 1901-2: 326 (Adeljivas) (→ANT)

ÇanakyaylaLynch 1901-2: 331 (Uran Gazi) (→ANT)

Göldüzü Brant 1841: 405, 412 (Arin) (→ANT)

Harmantepe Brant 1841: 409 (Norshunjuk) (→ANT) →Lynch 1901-2: 330 (Norshunjik) (→ANT)

Heybeli Brant 1841: 404, 412 (Nurshin) (→ANT)

YolçatıLynch 1901-2: 340 (Kogus) (→ANT)


Baykan district

Baykan Shiel 1838: 74,75 (Várkhán) [identification not certain] (→ANT)

TütenocakLayard 1853: 33 (Khokhi) (→ANT)

Veyselkarani, ziyaretLayard 1853: 32 (Omais-el-Koran) (→ANT)


Güroymak district

Güroymak (Norşin) →Brant 1841: 378 (Nurshin) (→ANT) →Lynch 1901-2: 317 (Norshen) (→ANT)

AşağıkolbaşıLynch 1901-2: 162 (Morkh) (→ANT)

Değirmenköy Brant 1841: 378 (Mushakshir) (→ANT)

Gölbaşı Lynch 1901-2: 319 (Kol Bashi) (→ANT)

Günkırı Lynch 1901-2: 163 (Gotni) (→ANT) →Percy 1901: 135 (Kotni) (→ANT)

Sıcaksu (part of Çıtak village) →Lynch 1901-2: 319 (Karnirash) (→ANT)

YukarıkolbaşıLynch 1901-2: 162 (Morkh) (→ANT)

unidentified

"Kafir Borg", "Borj" →Brant 1841: 378 (→ANT)


Hizan district

general: Shiel 1838: 77 (Khazán) [not visited by author] (→ANT)

HizanPercy 1901: 150 (Kara Su) (→ANT)

YumrukayaPercy 1901: 153 (Somban) (→ANT)


Motki district

general: →Shiel 1838: 77 (Motkah) [not visited by author] (→ANT)


Tatvan district

TatvanBrant 1841: 384, 397 (Tadvan) (→ANT) Layard 1853: 28 (Tadwan) (→ANT) →Bishop 1891-2: 360 (Tadvan) (→ANT) Lynch 1901-2: 314 (Tadvan) (→ANT) →Percy 1901: 148 (Tadvan) (→ANT)

- Çağlayan (Tuğ) →Bishop 1891-2: 349 (Toogh) (→ANT)

- 'Ortal' Brant 1841: 384 (Ortal) (→ANT)

AlacabükBrant 1841: 386 (Peleu) (→ANT)

BağmeşeLynch 1901-2: 138 (Baghmesheh) (→ANT)

Başhan (han) →Lynch 1901-2: 143 (ancient khan) (→ANT)

Budaklı

- Doluca Brant 1841: 386 (Narnigas) (→ANT)

Göllü Brant 1841: 385, 386 (Gol-li) (→ANT) Shiel 1838: 70 (Gúleh) (→ANT) →Lynch 1901-2: 138 (Göli) (→ANT) →Percy 1901: 154 (Geulu) (→ANT)

Güreşçi

- Taşdemir Brant 1841: 384 (Sarach) (→ANT)

Hanelmalı Brant 1841: 384 (Elmali) Shiel 1838: 70 (Almaliyah) (→ANT)

KırkbulakLynch 1901-2: 143 (Sach) (→ANT)

Kıyıdüzü Layard 1853: 28 (Keswack) (→ANT) Bishop 1891-2: 360 (Gudzag) (→ANT) →Lynch 1901-2: 315 (Kizvag) (→ANT)

Koyluca Brant 1841: 385 (Garzit) (→ANT)Shiel 1838: 70 (Harzúk) (→ANT) →Bishop 1891-2: 346 (Ghazit) (→ANT) →Lynch 1901-2: 141 (Garzik) (→ANT)

KüçüksuLynch 1901-2: 142 (Gotok) (→ANT)

Oruçlu Brant 1841: 384 (Avatak) (→ANT)

SandıklıLynch 1901-2: 138 (Kindirantz) (→ANT) →Percy 1901: 154 (Kinderas) (→ANT)

SarıkumBishop 1891-2: 360 (Zarak) (→ANT)

Tokaçlı Brant 1841: 384 (Kurd Khan)

Yelkenli Shiel 1838: 70 (Surp) (→ANT) →Lynch 1901-2: 141 (Surb) (→ANT)

not identified

"Dedebekreh" →Brant 1841: 385 [perhaps part of Yelkenli (see above) (→ANT)


Other

Nazikgölü (Lake) →Brant 1841: 410 (Lake of Nazuk) (→ANT) →Layard 1853: 17 (Nazik) (→ANT)

Alemanhanı (han between Bitlis and Tatvan) Brant 1841: 383 (Rashwak Khan, Alemani Khan) (→ANT)

Bitlis Province

Bitlis Province