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 (, or, 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

Bayburt central district

Bayburt Curzon 1854: 30, 31Bishop 1891-2: 388 (Baiburt) (→ANT)

MadenLynch 1901-2: 232 (Maden Khan) (→ANT)

Uğrak Layard 1853: 7 (Varzahan) (ANT) →Bishop 1891-2: 389 (Varzahan) (→ANT) →Lynch 1901-2: 233 (Varzahan) (→ANT)

Demirözü district

Beşpınar ("Yukarı Lori" = "Upper Lori") and/or Yazıbaşı ("Aşağı Lori" = "Lower Lori" Suter 1841: 435 (Lori) (→ANT)

Bayburt Province

Bayburt Province