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

Sivas central district

Sivas Suter 1841: 439 (Sivas)


Altınyayla district

Altınyayla →Ainsworth 1841-3: 314 (Tunuz)

Güzeloğlan →Ainsworth 1841-3: 314 (Goz Oghlan)

Samankaya →Ainsworth 1841-3: 312, 314 (Abasil-li)


Divriği district

Adatepe Taylor 1868: 308 (Pingan)

Akpelit Taylor 1868: 309 (Gumkhoy)

Duruköy Taylor 1868: 308 (Arraga)


Gemerek district

Gemerek →Ainsworth 1841-3: 311 (Gelermek)


Gürün district

Gürün →Ainsworth 1841-3: 315, 316 (Gurun)

Bahçeiçi →Ainsworth 1841-3: 317 (Tokhmah)

Göbekören →Ainsworth 1841-3: 317 (Kopek Viran)

Suçatı →Ainsworth 1841-3: 317 (Tanil)


Hafik district

Hafik Suter 1841: 438 (Koj Hisar)

Çimenyenice Suter 1841: 438 (Yenijeh)

Dışkapı Suter 1841: 438 (Keimez) (→ANT)

Yarhisar Suter 1841: 438 (Yarasa) (→ANT)


İmranlı district

İmranlı Taylor 1868: 303 (Konak) [identification not certain]

Ardıçalan Taylor 1868: 305 (Golares)

Eskikapımahmut Taylor 1868: 303 (Kapoo Mahmood)

Merkezkılıçlar Taylor 1868: 303 (Kilichlar)

Uyanık Taylor 1868: 305 (Bapsee)


Kangal district

Mancılık →Ainsworth 1841-3: 315 (Manjulik)


Şarkışla district

Kayapınar →Ainsworth 1841-3: 312 (Kaya Bunar)

Kömürkaya →Ainsworth 1841-3: 311 (Insanli)

Ortatopaç →Ainsworth 1841-3: 312 (Topash)


Suşehri district

Suşehri Suter 1841: 437 (Enderez) (→ANT) Taylor 1868: 300-301 (Inderes, Anderes)

Akşar Taylor 1868: 301 (Ak Sherhabad)

Beydeğirmenı Taylor 1868: 298 (Kyrtanos)

Bostancık Taylor 1868: 298 (Mesheknees)

Cevizli Taylor 1868: 301 (Jozelee)

Güdeli Taylor 1868: 298 (Giozellee)

Yeşilyayla Taylor 1868: 298, 301 (Purk)


Yıldızeli district

Arslandoğmuş Suter 1841: 439 (Arslan Togmish) (→ANT)


Zara district

Zara Suter 1841: 438 (Zara) (→ANT) Taylor 1868: 304 (Zuraa) [not visited by Taylor]


Sivas Province

Sivas Province