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

Erzincan central district

Erzincan Taylor 1868: 333-334 (Erzingan) Barkley 1891: 329-334 (Erzingan)

Mollaköy Taylor 1868: 334 (Moolla Koi)

Pekmezli Taylor 1868: 333 (Hanzer)

Söğütözü Taylor 1868: 333 (Burastik)


Çayırlı district

Çayırlı Taylor 1868: 283-284 (Manse)

Balıklı Taylor 1868: 284 (Pulk)

Başköy Taylor 1868: 285 (Bash Koi)

Çaykent Taylor 1868: 283 (Pirriz)

Eşmepınar Taylor 1868: 284 (Sosinga)

Hastarla Taylor 1868: 284 (Veyrin Kar)

OtlukbeliSuter 1841: 434 (Kara Kulak) (→ANT)

Yaylakent Taylor 1868: 284 (Gulabaghdee)

Yeşilyaka Taylor 1868: 284 (Shogbeh)

Verimli Taylor 1868: 284 (Asparawek)


Kemah district

Kemah Taylor 1868: 330-332 (Kamach) Barkley 1891: 327 (Komer)

[seemingly the author confused Kömür village, north of Kemah with Kemah itself] →Maunsell 1904: 151 (Kemakh) → Molyneux-Seel 1914: 62

Alpköy Taylor 1868: 332 (Aposhee)

Mezraa, Mezrea (consisting of Aşağımezra and Yukarımezra) Taylor 1868: 333 (Tasholer, Shasholer + Mezra)

Muratboynu Taylor 1868: 330 (Urfet)

Yücebelen Taylor 1868: 330 (Ushuwurt)


Kemaliye district

Kemaliye Barkley 1891: 322 (Egin) →Maunsell 1904: 150 (Egin)

DutlucaBarkley 1891: 317 (Enchicle)


İliç district

İliç Taylor 1868: 306 (Eleej)

Akçayazı Taylor 1868: 305 (Karraga)

Altıntaş Taylor 1868: 307 (Zimmara)

Bağlıca Taylor 1868: 307 (Zineyker)

Bozyayla Taylor 1868: 306 (Churrenjil)

Büyükgümüşlü Taylor 1868: 306 ("bigger and lesser Tapoors, see also Küçükgümüşlü, below

Çayyaka Taylor 1868: 306 (Seema)

Çiftlikköy Taylor 1868: 306 (Tchiftlik)

ÇilesizTaylor 1868: 306 (Tepta)

Doruksaray Taylor 1868: 306 (Kamakho)

Dostal Taylor 1868: 307 (Dostal)

Kayacık Taylor 1868: 307 (Lordeen)

Küçükgümüşlü Taylor 1868: 306 (see above, under Büyükgümüşlü)

Kuranköy Taylor 1868: 306 (Guran)

Kuruçay Taylor 1868: 306 (El Khan) [identification not certain]


Tercan district

Tercan →→Taylor 1868: 282 (Mamakhatoon)

Çadırkaya Taylor 1868: 282 (Pekkareej)



various other locations in Erzincan province

Erzincan Province

Erzincan Province