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Notes on a journey from Erz-Rúm, by Músh, Diyár-Bekr, and Bíreh-jik, to Aleppo, in June, 1838
Tiny, but charming and informative report from a journey from Erzurum, via Muş, and Diyarbakır to Urfa and on to Aleppo/ Haleb. In the mountains of Kulp, Diyarbakır, Pollington visited a camp of yezidi Kurds of which left a vivid description.
Pollington travelled in the same period as , and , and his report was, together with those of his colleagues published in the Journal of the Royal Geographical Society.
Viscount Pollington, whose is also known as , was a British MP, who visired the region before.
Mountains south of Muş in Spring (2010)
© Jelle Verheij, 2010