geographical annotations to

Ainsworth, William, 'Notes on a journey from Kaïsaríyah, by Malátíyah, to Bir or Birehjik, in May and June, 1839'

19th century sources

website of Jelle Verheij, historian


Arḳá → Akçadağ (centre of Akçadağ district, Malatya province)

Nizib → Nizip (centre of Nizip district, Gaziantep province). Visited by Ainsworth later on

Aspúzí is now Malatya (capital of Malatya province)

Maláṭíyah → Battalgazi (centre of Battalgazi district, Malatya province) Formerly known as Eskimalatya