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

Van central district

VanBrant 1841: 387, 389 - 398 (Van) (→ANT) Shiel 1838: 60-65 (Van) →Layard 1853: 334-350 (Wan) Rassam 1897: 122-130 (Wan) (ANT→)Bishop 1891-2: 334 (Van)Lynch 1901-2: 38 (Van)

- AkköprüLynch 1901-2: 111 (Ak Köpri)

- Beyüzümü: Lynch 1901-2: 112 (Shahbagi)

- İşkeleLayard 1853: 350 (Iskelli) (→ANT) →Brant 1841: 398 (Iskeleh Koi)

Alaköy Brant 1841: 398 (Ala Koi)

ErçekShiel 1838: 59-60 (Erchek)

Ermişler Brant 1841: 398 - 400 (Merek) [identification not certain]

Gülsünler, GünsünlerLynch 1901-2: 340 (Shikhan) [identification not certain]

KalecikLynch 1901-2: 38 (Kalajik)

KevenliLynch 1901-2: 113 (Shushantz)

OtlucaLynch 1901-2: 340 (Shikhuna) [identification not certain)

YeşilsuLayard 1853: 351 (Amikh) (→ANT)

YukarıbakraçlıLynch 1901-2: 113 (Yedi Kilisa)


Bahçesaray district

BahçesarayBrant 1841: 387 (Mukush) [not visited by author] →Layard 1853: 357-359 (Mukus) (→ANT) →Percy 1901: 151 (Mukus) (ANT→) → Molyneux-Seel 1914: 62 (Meuks) (only mentioning, no description)

Altındere Layard 1853: 359 (Aurenj) (→ANT)


Başkale district

Başkale Shiel 1838: 66 (Albák) [not visited by author] Rassam 1897: 135 (Bash-Kalaa) (ANT→)

ÇaldıranLayard 1853: 329 (Charderrah) (→ANT)

Ilıcak Rassam 1897: 135-137 (Hozee) (ANT→)

ÖncülerLayard 1853: 329 (Antiss) (→ANT)


Çatak district

Çatak Brant 1841: 389 (Shah Tagh) [not visited by author] →Layard 1853: 359-360 (Shattak, Tauk, Shokh) (→ANT)→Taylor 1865: 49 (Shattak) →Percy 1901: 151, 160 (Shattakh)

Kayaboğaz (previously Görentaş) →Percy 1901: 160 (Geurundash) (ANT→)


Edremit district

Edremit Brant 1841: 389 (Artemid) →Shiel 1838: 68 (Artemíd) →Layard 1853: 353 (Artamit, Adremit) (→ANT) →Bishop 1891-2: 341 (Artemid) ; →Lynch 1901-2: 119 (Artemid)

Çiçekli

- Cumhuriyet →Lynch 1901-2: 123 (Mesgeldek)

- Gölkaşı →Lynch 1901-2: 123 (Mesgeldek)

DönemeçBishop 1891-2: 341 (Angugh) ; →Lynch 1901-2: 123 (Anguil, Enghil)


Erciş district

Erciş Shiel 1838: 66 (Arjísh) [not visited by author] →Brant 1841: 402-403 (Ardish) Rassam 1897: 116 (Ardeesh) (ANT→) Lynch 1901-2: 24 (Akanz)

- AlkanatLynch 1901-2: 27 (Hargin)

- HaydarbeyLynch 1901-2: 28 (Haidar Bey)

- TekevlerLynch 1901-2: 27 (Igmal)

- ruins of old Erciş →Lynch 1901-2: 27 (Arjish)

AşağıışıklıLynch 1901-2: 24 (Erishat)

Bayramlı Rassam 1897: 116 (Akhsara) (ANT→)

ÇobandüzüLynch 1901-2: 23 (Hipsinek)

Görüşlü Brant 1841: 404 (Ashraf)

Karatavuk Brant 1841: 412 (Gujiyeh)

Karlıyayla Brant 1841: 412 (Arbuzunk)

Uncular Brant 1841: 415 (Kara Kilisa) →Lynch 1901-2: 23 (Karakilise)

Taşevler Taylor 1865: 44 (Thontrag) [not visited by author, identification not certain]

Yukarıışıklı: Lynch 1901-2: 24 (Erishat)

not identified

"Kunduk" →Brant 1841: 416 [hamlet close to Hasanaptal village]


Gevaş district

GevaşBrant 1841: 388 (Vastan) →Shiel 1838: 68 (Vastán) →Layard 1853: 354 (Vastan) (→ANT) →Bishop 1891-2: 342 (Vastan) →Lynch 1901-2: 124 (Vostan) →Percy 1901: 160 (Vostan) (ANT→)

AtalanLynch 1901-2: 123 (Atanon)

Derağzı Brant 1841: 386 (Ishkend)

GöründüLynch 1901-2: 136 (Mirabet)

GüzelkonakPercy 1901: 156 (Pashavank) (ANT→)

HasbeyBrant 1841: 386 (Norkukh) Shiel 1838: 69, 70 (Núr Kúh) →Lynch 1901-2: 136 (Norkeui)

Kazanç Shiel 1838: 65, 67, 70 (Pasvakh) →Brant 1841: 387-388 (about castle of Han Mahmud, Pashvansk Kaleh)

YoldöndüBrant 1841: 386 (Monastery of Khanjaik) →Bishop 1891-2: 344, 346 (Undzag) →Lynch 1901-2: 136 (Enzakh) →Percy 1901: 156 (Kanjek) (ANT→)[perhaps confused by author with Kenzek/ Altınsaç in same district]

YemişlikLayard 1853: 356 (Narek) (→ANT) →Bishop 1891-2: 342 (Narek)

YuvaLynch 1901-2: 137 (Sarik)


Gürpınar district

Gürpınar

- AşağıkaymazLynch 1901-2: 122 (Lower Mechinker)

- YukarıkaymazLynch 1901-2: 122 (Upper Mechinker)

AşağıaliçPercy 1901: 163 (Sekunis) (ANT→)

ArpayatağıPercy 1901: 163 (Ustayan) (ANT→)

DikbıyıkPercy 1901: 162 (Gowan) (ANT→)

- Pirbedelan meLayard 1853: 361 (Pir-bedelan) (→ANT) →Percy 1901: 162 (Pirbadilaun) [see also item in travel snap shots]

Güzelsu (Hoşap) Shiel 1838: 67 (Khúsh-áb) [not visited by author]  Rassam 1897: 133 (Khoshab) (ANT→)Lynch 1901-2: 122 (Mahmudia)

Murataldı Rassam 1897: 133-134 (Shooshnamerrick) (ANT→)

TopyıldızPercy 1901: 163 (Mervanen) (ANT→) →Bishop 1891-2: 327 (Merwanen)

Yolaşan Rassam 1897: 131-132 (Norchokh) (ANT→)

YukarıaliçPercy 1901: 163 (Sekunis) (ANT→)

ÜçdoğanPercy 1901: 163 (Zakh) (ANT→)


Muradiye district

Muradiye Brant 1841: 401 (Bargir, Beigir Kal'eh) [not visited by author] →Shiel 1838: 66 (Begerí) [not visited by author]

Ünseli Brant 1841: 401 (Arnis) Rassam 1897: 118 (Arnis) (ANT→)


other

Arter, Kuşadası island →Shiel 1838: 69 (Limn) [probably erreneous identification by author]

Çarpanak Island →Lynch 1901-2: 33 (Ktutz)

Aghtamar Island →Layard 1853: 355-356 (Akhtamar) (→ANT) →Brant 1841: 386 (Akhtamar) →Shiel 1838: 69 (Akhtamár) →Bishop 1891-2: 343 (Akhtamar) →Lynch 1901-2: 129 (Akhtamar) →Percy 1901: 156 (Aghtamar)

Aghtamar harbourBrant 1841: 386, 388 (Akavansk)

Erçek Lake Brant 1841: 410 (Lake of Erjek)

Hoşap Castle Brant 1841: 387 (Castle of Mahmudiyeh), see also under Gürpınar district, Güzelsu

Yedikilise, VarakavankLayard 1853: 334, 352 (Yedi Klissia) (→ANT) Rassam 1897: 129-130 (Yadee Kilisa) (ANT→)  →Lynch 1901-2: 113 (Yedi Kilisa) see also under Yukarıbakraçlı, central district















Hoşap Castle, Gürpınar district (drawing in Layard 1853)

Van Province

Van Province