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

Siirt central district

Siirt Shiel 1838 : 76 (Se'ert) →Layard 1853: 30 (Saert) (ANT→)  Rassam 1897: 98-102 (Saart) (ANT→)

ÇaltepeTaylor 1865: 32 (Til)

ÇınarlısuMonahan 1898: 194 (Batrant)

Kelekçi Shiel 1838: 80 (Móyen)

Koçlu Monahan 1898: 193v (Sadik)

Meydandere Monahan 1898: 185 (Boshi)


Baykan district

AdakaleTaylor 1865: 45 (Deyr Zin), Monahan 1898: 161, 166 (Dersen)

DilektepeTaylor 1865: 45 (Minareh), Monahan 1898: 166v (Minar)

İkizlerMonahan 1898: 164v, 166 (Gigan)

KasımlıMonahan 1898: 160 (Verkhanos)

Veyselkarani, ZiyaretTaylor 1865: 45 (Weys el Quran)


Eruh district

general → Monahan 1898: 184v (Aroh)

EruhTaylor 1865: 51 (Deh), Monahan 1898: 185, 187v-193 (Deh)

EskieruhTaylor 1865: 51 (Eyruh) [in 19th century administrative centre of the district]

Ormanardı Layard 1853: 42 (Khouara) (ANT→)

SağırsuMonahan 1898: 193 (Haleila)


Kurtalan district

general Brant 1841: 357, 376, 377, 383 (Kharzan) [not visited by author; Garzan was the area around Yanarsu]

Çaltepe Shiel 1838: 79 (Til) Layard 1853: 41 (Tilleh) (ANT→)

ÇelikbaşıLayard 1853: 41 (Anoudi) [identification not certain]

GüzeldereLayard 1853: 35 (Guzelder)

RıdvanLayard 1853: 36 (Ridvan) (ANT→) →Taylor 1865: 32 (Redhwan)

Şenköy Layard 1853: 36 (Koshana)

YanarsuTaylor 1865: 28 (Zok)

Yayıklı Layard 1853: 33 (Hamki) (ANT→)


Pervari district

PervariTaylor 1865: 47, 50 (Khoskheyr)

BeğendikTaylor 1865: 48 (Bidar)

GümüşörenTaylor 1865: 48-49 (Hozeem)


Şirvan district

generalBrant 1841: 383 (Shirvan) [not visited by author]  → Monahan 1898 (Sherwan)

Şirvan Rassam 1897: 102-103 (Koofra) (ANT→) Monahan 1898: 158v, 169, 194v, 199v (Kufra)

Belençay

- İncecik hamlet → Monahan 1898: 171v (Hindik)

BoyluMonahan 1898: 167 (Med’us)

Cevizlik (subdistrict) → Monahan 1898: 197v (Eroun)

Dişlinar → Monahan 1898: 178, 181 (Zivzek)

Durankaya → Monahan 1898: 182 (Gheli)

İncekaya → Monahan 1898: 173v, 175v (Kormuz)

Kayahisar

- Gürgencik hamlet → Monahan 1898: 198v (Avar)

Maden → Monahan 1898: 174v (Maden)

Nallıkaya

- Turgutlu → Monahan 1898: 196v (Nubain)

Oya Monahan 1898: 198v (Gunzag)

ÖzpınarMonahan 1898: 180 (Arsaras)

SarıdanaMonahan 1898: 180 (Simkhor)

Suludere Monahan 1898: 195 (Gundediesan)

Suluyazı Monahan 1898: 196v (Merj)

TatlıpayamMonahan 1898: 174 (Nuwin)

Taşlı

     -     Söbetaş hamlet → Monahan 1898: 171 (Direk)

     -     Yatağan hamlet → Monahan 1898: 183 (Birkeh)

Yolbaşı → Monahan 1898: 181 (Gurena)

- İncesırt hamlet → Monahan 1898: 177v (Kosakh)


Tillo district (previously named Aydınlar)

Tillo (previously: Aydınlar) → Monahan 1898: 169v, 194v (Tilo)


Siirt Province

Siirt Province