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

Diyarbakır central district

Diyarbakır Pollington 1841: 449-450 (Diyár-Bekr) (→ANT) Brant 1841: 358 (Diyar-Bekr) [not visited by author] (→ANT) →Rassam 1897: 82-86 (Diarbekir) (ANT→) Barkley 1891: 271 (Diarbekir) (→ANT)Maunsell 1904: 127-130 (Diarbekr)


Bismil district

Işıklar Rassam 1897: 92 (Haidarlee) (ANT→)

ÜçtepeTaylor 1865: 22 (Kurkh) (→ANT)


Çınar district

BağacıkTaylor 1868: 358 (Baghajik) (→ANT)

Hızırbey [neighbourhood of Sürendal village] →Taylor 1868: 356, 357 (Kalla) [identification not certain] (→ANT)

Karabudak Taylor 1868: 356, 357 (Shiakee) [identification not certain] (→ANT)

KazıktepeTaylor 1868: 357 (Teppa) (→ANT)

Kuşdoğan Rassam 1897: 81 (Koosh-Dooghan) (ANT→) [status of this village unknown, affiliation with Çınar district not certain]

Yoğunoluk [neighbourhood of Ovabağ village] Rassam 1897: 81 (Wineybirg) (ANT→)

Yöndeli [neighbourhood of Kuruyazı village]→Taylor 1868: 358 (Kunjaghaska) (→ANT)


Dicle district

Dicle Brant 1841: 364 (Piran)

DöğerTaylor 1865: 37 (Dibeneh)

not identified

"Zibeneh" →Brant 1841: 363 [settlement close to Tepebaşı village)


Eğil district

Eğil: Brant 1841: 364 (Egil) [not visited by author] →Taylor 1865: 36 (Eggil)

castles

near Kalacık (Amini)Taylor 1865: 37 (Ammaneh Castle)

SelmankalesiTaylor 1865: 37 (Jubeyr Castle)


Ergani district

Ergani Taylor 1868: 346 (Argoneh) [author does not give information on the place] Barkley 1891: 287 (Arghana) →Maunsell 1904: 141-142 (Arghana)


Hani district

general Brant 1841: 360 (Khini)

HaniBrant 1841: 361 (Khini) →Taylor 1865: 37, 39 (Heyni)

KuyularTaylor 1865: 38 (Nerib)


Hazro district

general Brant 1841: 359 (Hazero)

Hazro Pollington 1841: 449 (Khazeró) (→ANT) Taylor 1865: 40 (Khuzru)

GözebaşıTaylor 1865: 40 (Ras El Ain)

KoçbabaTaylor 1865: 40 (Hondoff)

SarıerikTaylor 1865: 40 (Andar) [identification not certain]

Ülgen Taylor 1865: 40 (Meherani)

- Hodik mezrası →Taylor 1865: 40 (Khodik)

not identified

"Banukah" →Brant 1841: 360 [in the vicinity of Hazro]

castles

Tercil Kalesi (near Yarhisar mezrası) →Taylor 1865: 40 (Tarjil)


Kulp district

Alaca

- Şenyayla →Brant 1841: 354 (Shin) [identification not certain]

Bağcılar Pollington 1841: 449 (Ḥájj A’ná) (→ANT) [identification not certain]

Baloğlu

- Danacık →Brant 1841: 356, 357 (Nerjki) [identification not certain]

Çukurca

- Zümrütlü Pollington 1841: 449 (Teltafi) (→ANT)

Karabulak

- Karlık →Brant 1841: 356 (Agharun, Khanzir, Hog)

unidentified

"Kherún", "Khems" (located NE of Kulp) Pollington 1841: 449 (→ANT)


Lice district

general Brant 1841: 360 (I'lijeh)

Lice Brant 1841: 358, 359 (I'lijeh) →Taylor 1865: 39 (Lijeh) [not visited by author]

AbalıTaylor 1865: 41 (Korkhar)

Kıyıköy Brant 1841: 358 (Darakol)

TuzlaköyTaylor 1865: 41 (Duzla)

ZiyaretTaylor 1865: 39 (Fees)


Silvan district

SilvanTaylor 1865: 23 (Miafarkeyn, Farkeyn) Rassam 1897: 93 (Farkeen) (ANT→)Maunsell 1904: 140-141 (Farkin, Miafarkin)

AltınkumTaylor 1865: 41 (Bashkaia)

BoyunluTaylor 1865: 40 (Boshat)

GörentepeTaylor 1865: 40 (Arshat, Halda)

İncesuTaylor 1865: 25 (Tel Meen)

Sulubağ Rassam 1897: 93 (Hosainee) (ANT→)

other

Hasuni ruins →Taylor 1865: 25 (Hasoon) For photos see the travel section of this website


unidentified

(Jarrik) Rassam 1897: 92 (Diarbekir) (ANT→)


Diyarbakır Province

Diyarbakır Province