geographical annotations to

Taylor, J.G. 'Travels in Kurdistan, with Notices of the Sources of the Eastern and Western Tigris, and Ancient Ruins in their Neighbourhood' (1865)

19th century sources

website of Jelle Verheij, historian

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Tercil Castle
Tercil Castle

Tercil Castle (click on the photos for a larger view)

Relief of Parthian warrior, Bosat

Relief of Persian warrior, Boşat, 2010

Bukht Nusser's Castle : not identified

Tarjil = Tercil, castle and church near Yarhisar, neighbourhood in Hazro district, Diyarbakır province. See photos below

Khuzru = Hazro, centre of Hazro district, Diyarbakır province, Halda = Görentepe, village in Silvan district, Diyarbakır province

Ras el Ain = Gözebaşı, Andar = possibly Sarıerik, Khodik = Hodik neighboorhood of Ülgen, Hondoff = Koçbaba, Meherani = Ülgen, all villages in Hazro district, Diyarbakır province

Boshat = Boyunlu, village in Silvan district, Diyarbakır province

Halda = Görentepe, village in Silvan district, Diyarbakır province