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

Erzurum central district

ErzurumSuter 1841: 434 (Erz-Rum) (→ANT)Layard 1853: 8 (Erzeroom) (→ANT) Curzon 1854 (Erzeroom) →Bishop 1891-2: 381 (Erzerum) →Lynch 1901-2: 198 (Erzurum) →Pollington 1841: 445 (Erz-Rúm) (→ANT)


Aziziye district

- Ilıca  →Curzon 1854: 118 (Elijé) →Suter 1841: 434 (I'lijeh) (→ANT) →Lynch 1901-2: 227 (Ilija)

- GezköyLynch 1901-2: 227 (Gez)


Aşkale district

Aşkale Suter 1841: 434 (Ash-kal'ah) (→ANT) Bishop 1891-2: 387 (Ashkala) →Lynch 1901-2: 228 (Ashkale)

Pirnabakan, Pirnakaban →Lynch 1901-2: 229 (Pirnakapan)


Hınıs district

HınısBrant 1841: 344, 345, 346 (Khinis) Pollington 1841: 446 (Khinís) (→ANT) →Lynch 1901-2: 186, 255 (Khinis)

Akören Pollington 1841: 445 (Aghverán) (→ANT) →Brant 1841: 344 (Aghveran)

BelitaşTaylor 1865: 44 (Haramyk) [not visited by author]

Güllüçimen Brant 1841: 345 (Peig)

Mollakulaç Brant 1841: 346 (Mal-akulash)

OvaçevirmeLynch 1901-2: 256 (Chevermeh)

Ovakozlu Layard 1853: 13 (Kosli) (→ANT) Lynch 1901-2: 256 (Kozli)

Parmaksız Brant 1841: 344 (Parmak-siz)

YeniköyLynch 1901-2: 256 (Yeni Keui)


Horasan district

generalBrant 1841: 341 (Lower Pasin)

HorasanBrant 1841: 430 (Khorasan)

Aras Brant 1841: 428, 429 (Deli Baba)

Dalbaşı Brant 1841: 342 (Ars) [identification not certain]

Hacıhalil Brant 1841: 429 (Haji Khalil)

Kırkgözeler Brant 1841: 430 (Komasur)

Yüzören Brant 1841: 430 (Yuz-veren)


Karaçoban district

KaraçobanLynch 1901-2: 257 (Karachoban)

DedeörenLynch 1901-2: 256 (Dedeveren)

GündüzköyLynch 1901-2: 257 (Gunduz)

Karaköprü Bishop 1891-2: 369 (Kara Kapru)

KopalLynch 1901-2: 258 (Gopal)


Karayazı district

Kazbel Bishop 1890-2: 369 (Ghazloo) [identification not certain]


Köprüköy district

Köprüköy Brant 1841: 430 (Kopri Koi)

BuğdaylıBrant 1841: 430 (Mendiven)

Emre Brant 1841: 430 (Emrakum)

Eyüpler Brant 1841: 343 (Eipler)


Narman district

Narman Abbott 1842: 208, 209 (Itt)


Oltu district

OltuAbbott 1842: 209 (Altu) [not visited by author]

ObayaylaAbbott 1842: 209 (Teghdeh) [identification not certain]

ÜnlükayaAbbott 1842: 209 (Nerman)


Palandöken district

Güllü Layard 1853: 9 (Guli) (→ANT)


Pasinler district

general: Brant 1841: 341 (Upper Pasin)

Pasinler Pollington 1841: 445 (Hasan Ḳal’eh) (→ANT) →Brant 1841: 341, 342, 430 (Hasan Kal'eh) Bishop 1891-2: 381 (Hassan Kaleh) →Lynch 1901-2: 193 (Pasin)

Otlukkapı Bishop 1891-2: 378 (Harta) [identification not certain]

Yastıktepe Pollington 1841: 445 (Ketiven) (→ANT) →Brant 1841: 343 (Ketiven) →Lynch 1901-2: 193 (Ketivan)


Şenkaya district

GazilerAbbott 1842: 210 (Bardos)

GöreşkenAbbott 1842: 210 (Ghoreshkeh)

KaynakAbbott 1842: 210 (Chepak) [identification not certain]


Tekman district

BeşdereLynch 1901-2: 379 (Bastok)

Beyköyü Layard 1853: 12 (Gundi Miran, Bey-Kiui) (→ANT)

ÇayırdağıLynch 1901-2: 252 (Ali Mur)

DüzyurtLynch 1901-2: 249, 382 (Duzyurt)

GeçitköyLynch 1901-2: 249 (Madrak)

GökoğlanLynch 1901-2: 379 (Gugoghlan)

KalaycıLynch 1901-2: 251 (Kalaji)

KayaboğazLynch 1901-2: 379 (Shekan)

KoçyaylaLynch 1901-2: 252 (Kherbesor)

Küllü Pollington 1841: 445 (Kóî-lí ) (→ANT) →Brant 1841: 343, 344 (Koi-li) →Lynch 1901-2: 190 (Kulli)

MescitliLynch 1901-2: 191 (Mejitli)

YücepınarLynch 1901-2: 250, 380 (Khedonun) [identification not certain]


Tortum district

Tortum Curzon 1854: 155-157 (Tortoom)

YumaklıAbbott 1842: 208 (Barr)


Yakutiye district

ÇayırtepeAbbott 1842: 207 (Mudurghère)

DumluAbbott 1842: 207 (Hintz)

GökçeyamaçAbbott 1842: 207 (Tafta)

KaragöbekAbbott 1842: 207 (Kara Ghubeg)

KösemehmetAbbott 1842: 207 (Keussé Mehmet)

YeşildereAbbott 1842: 207 (Ghirreh Khusak)

Erzurum Province

Erzurum Province