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


Genj = Genç, district of Bingöl province. The other districts have not been identified

Dyk, Tyg = Dikköy, village in central district of Bingöl province; Boghlan = Solhan district in Bingöl province

convent of Surh Garabed: Armenian convent, now ruined, near Yukarıyongalı village, Muş central district, Muş provice

Mush = Muş, capital of Muş province

Khoren :  not identified

Monastery of Arakolets Vank = Surp Arakelots Monastery

on this monastery, see here (external site)