Historical Atlas
Asia
First posted on October 14th 2004, last revised on November 13th 2004






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WESTERN ASIA : HISTORICAL REGIONS

Historical Atlas by Country : Ottoman Empire (core), Turkey, Cyprus, Jordan, Palestine, Israel, Syria, Lebanon, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE
WESTERN ASIA IN 1870

External Online Map : The Middle East in the 19th Century (scan : Roolvink), posted by UPenn, Islamic Studies
External Online Map : Ottoman Empire, 1878, from Atlas Historique, comment in French
WESTERN ASIA IN 1890

WESTERN ASIA ON THE EVE OF WW II

WESTERN ASIA IN 1923

External Online Map : Mandates in Arabia in 1920, from World War I Document Archive
External Online Map : Sykes-Picot Agreement of 1916, from Jewish Virtual Library
External Online Map : Near Eastern Front, 1914-1916, from Atlas Historique, comment in French
External Online Map : Near Eastern Front, 1917-1918, from Atlas Historique, comment in French
External Online Map : Dismemberment of Ottoman Empire 1920, from Atlas Historique, comment in French
External Online Maps : The Middle East 1906-1920, from Historical and Political Maps of the Modern Age, by Joaquin de Saras Vara de Rey
External Online Maps : Middle East after 1916, from Sandafayre Stamp Atlas
External Online Map : Sykes-Picot Agreement 1916, posted by Government 46, Dartmouth
External Online Map : Asia Minor, Syria & Mesopotamia, by J.G. Bartholomew 1922, from David Rumsey Map Collection
External Online Map : Arabia 1905-1923, from Historical and Political Maps of the Modern Age, by Joaquin de Salas Vara de Rey
WESTERN ASIA IN 1927

External Online Map : La Turquie et le Moyen Orient en 1925, from Atlas Historique, in French
WESTERN ASIA IN 1947

WESTERN ASIA IN 1965

WESTERN ASIA IN 1985

MODERN WESTERN ASIA

Topical Maps : Gulf Cooperation Council

External Online Maps : Middle East Maps, posted by PCL, UTexas



EXTERNAL
ONLINE MAPS
Maps of the Arab World, from arabji.com
Historical Maps of the Levant, from Arab Gateway, links
REFERENCE VEB Hermann Haack, Atlas zur Geschichte (Historical Atlas), Vol.1, Gotha/Leipzig 1973
Meridien Haritacilik, Tarih Atlasi, no date; 32-page Turkish language historical atlas (donated by Meltem Deniz)
F.W. Putzger, Historischer Atlas zur Welt- und Schweizer Geschichte, Aarau : Sauerländer (1954) 9th edition 1975







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