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

Şahinbey and Şehitkamil districts (Gaziantep centre)

Gaziantep Barkley 1891: 212 (Aintab) →Maunsell 1904: 106-107 (Aintab)


Bahçe district

Bahçe Barkley 1891: 204 (Baghtche)


Karkamış district

Elifoğlu Pollington 1841: 452 (Elifulú) (→ANT)

various

ancient site of Karkamış/ Karkemish: →Barkley 1891: 239


Not identified

(Jerrid) Barkley 1891: 210

(Muzerrin) Barkley 1891: 235


various locations

Rumkale (castle on promontory in Euphrates river, NW of Halfeti) Ainsworth 1841-3: 331, 337 (Rum Kal'ah)










Gaziantep Province

Gaziantep Province