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Ottoman Rumelia Ottoman Empire
First posted on July 11th 2005, last revised on October 15th 2010






As the Ottoman Empire covered a large geographical area changing much over time, this page is to focus on the history of the Asiatic territory of the modern Republic of Turkey under Ottoman rule.
In historical sources, this territory may be referred to as Asiatic Turkey, Asia Minor, the Levant, Anatolia (Natolia), parts of it as Caramania, Pontus, Turkish Armenia, Cilicia and so on. Users of the sources below should be aware that some of these terms do not precisely coincide with Anatolia defined as the Asiatic territory of the Republic of Turkey, but include other territory as well (Asiatic Turkey : Ottoman Syria, Ottoman Iraq, Hejaz), while others, f.ex. Caramania, cover only part of it.
Click here for the history of Anatolia 1071-1517.
Users should also beware that 18th and 19th century western authors in their observations of Ottoman Anatolia were biased as they displayed a special interest in the ancient history of the region and in the area's Christian population. The considerable variety in the spelling of locations, following either the names of Greek antiquity or of Turkish modernity, as well as the transcription by individual authors, provides difficulty in the search for such sources for users of search engines.

For sources covering not only Ottoman Anatolia, but the entire Ottoman Empire, see the page on that entity.

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Timeline : Ottoman Anatolia
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Historical Atlas : Ottoman Anatolia Page, Ottoman Empire Page
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Organizations Turkish Historical Society
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British Institute at Ankara (BIAA)
Nederlands Instituut in Turkije
Japanese Institute of Anatolian Archaeology
American Research Institute in Turkey
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Türk Nümismatik Dernegi (Turkish Numismatic Society)
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Timelines Wikipedia (since 1813)
Timeline Anatolia and the Caucasus 1000-1400, 1400-1600, 1600-1800, 1800-1900, 1900 to present, from Metropolitan Museum of Art
Accounts of History General, Modern Article : History of Anatolia, from Wikipedia
General, Historical Ottoman Historians : Database
Specific Periods J.E. Barker, The great problems of British statesmanship (1917), posted on Internet Archive, Ch. III : the Problem of Asiatic Turkey
Military Wars of the Ottoman Empire : Anatolia, at WHKMLA
Ugur Umit Ungor, Case Studies : Diyarbekir (1915-1916): Young Turk Mass Killings at the Provincial Level , from Online Encyclopedia of Mass Violence
Raymond Kevorkian, Chronological Index : The Extermination of Ottoman Armenians by the Young Turk Regime (1915-1916) , from Online Encyclopedia of Mass Violence
A. Jochmus, The Syrian War and the Decline of the Ottoman Empire 1840-1848 (1883), posted on Internet Archive
Aleksandr Kleonakovich Ushakov, Geschichte der Feldzüge in der asiatischen Türkei während der Jahre 1828 und 1829, 1838, in German, GB
Armenian Uprising - Ottoman Empire (1915-1916), from NZ History Online
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Economy & Finances H.A. Karajian, Mineral Resources of Armenia and Anatolia (1920), posted on Internet Archive
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Rowland Macdonald Stephenson, Railways in Turkey. Remarks upon the Practicability and Advantage of Railway Communication in European and Asiatic Turkey, 1859, GB
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Advertisements : The Ottoman Railway from Smyrna to Aidin, pp.(5)-(6) in vol.17 of The Banker's Magazine, 1857, GB
Über Krappbau. Aus dem Bericht des Consuls Spiegelthal zu Smyrna an die Handelskammer zu Görlitz, pp.297-299 in vol.23 of Annalen der Landwirthschaft in den Königlich Preussischen Staaten, 1834, in German, GB
M.Chr. Chatziioannou, Creating the pre-Industrial Ottoman Merchant : Sources, Methods and Interpretations
Observations sur le commerce de la Mer Noire et des pays qui la bordent; auxquelles on a joint deux memoires sur le commerce de Smyrne et de l'isle de Candie, 1787, in French, GB
Smyrna, pp.54-63 in vol.2 of Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn, A memoir on the commerce and navigation of the Black Sea and the trade and maritime geography of Turkey and Egypt, 1819, GB
The Iznik Pottery Industry, from Islamic Ceramics, Ashmolean
A. Martineau, Le commerce fran?is dans le Levant 1902, in French, IA
P. Masson, Histoire du commerce fran?is dans le Levant au XVIIIe si?le 1911, in French, IA
P. Masson, Histoire du commerce franc?ais dans le Levant au XVIIe sie`cle 1896, in French, IA
U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Flour and wheat trade in European countries and the Levant , 1909, IA
M. Epstein, The English Levant Company: Its Foundation and Its History to 1640 1908, IA
H.G. Rosedale, Queen Elizabeth and the Levant Company; a diplomatic and literary episode of the establishment of our trade with Turkey, 1904, IA
F.E.G. Saint-Priest, Memoires sur l'ambassade de France en Turquie et sur le commerce des Français dans le Levant 1877, in French, IA
F. Walsh, Account of the Levant Company, 1825, GB
F.V. de Forbonnais, Questions sur le commerce des François au Levant 1755, in French, GB
Social History M. Fuhrmann, Cosmopolitan imperialists and the ottoman port cities. Conflicting logics in the urban social fabric, Cahiers de la Mediterranee 2003
Ethnography 1300-1914 Appearance of Turks in Anatolia, in Article : Turkification, from Wikipedia
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Martin van Bruinessen, Constructions of ethnic identity in the late Ottoman Empire and Republican Turkey : the Kurds and their Others
M.Chr. Chatziioannou, Creating the pre-Industrial Ottoman Merchant : Sources, Methods and Interpretations
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1914-1923 L. Oeconomos, The martyrdom of Smyrna and eastern Christendom; a file of overwhelming evidence, denouncing the misdeeds of the Turks in Asia Minor and showing their responsibility for the horrors of Smyrna (1922), IA
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Panayiotis Diamadis, The Assyrians in the Christian Asia Minor Holocaust, 2000
Article : Armenian Genocide, Ottoman Casualties of World War I, from Wikipedia
Greek Genocide 1914-1923 : Smyrna
Martin van Bruinessen, Constructions of ethnic identity in the late Ottoman Empire and Republican Turkey: the Kurds and their Others
Religion D. Zeidan, The Alevi of Anatolia, Meria 1999
Molly McAnailly Burke, Jewish History in Anatolia
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Culture
Biographies Rabbis buried in Izmir 1540-1860, from SephardicGen
Article : Chrysostomos Kalafatis of Smyrna, from OrthodoxWiki
Others

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED DOCUMENTS
Historical Data Lists of Consuls U.S. Consuls in Turkey, from The Political Graveyard, see under Aintab, Alexandretta, Bursa, Erzerum, Mersina, Samsun, Sivas, Smyrna, Trebizond; incomplete lists
Documents Yearbooks Annuario pontificio 1721, 1722, 1723, 1724, 1726, 1728, 1729, 1731, 1732, 1733, 1734, 1735, 1736, 1737, 1739, 1740, 1741, 1742, 1744, 1746, 1749, 1750, 1751, 1752, 1753, 1755, 1756, 1757, 1759, 1760, 1762, 1763, 1764, 1766, 1767, 1770, 1771, 1773, 1775, 1776, 1779, 1781, 1783, 1785, 1786, 1787, 1788, 1789, 1790, 1791, 1795, 1796, 1802, 1806, 1822, 1833, 1834, 1835, 1836, 1837, 1838, 1840, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1845, 1846, 1851, 1853, 1854, 1856, 1857, 1858, 1863, 1864, 1865, 1866, 1868, 1869, in Italian, GB; search for Smirne, Ancira, Anatolia
Image Databanks Systematic Collections
General
Systematic Collections
Specialist
Photo Album : Memories from Smyrna, 1900-1922
Accidental Collections
Occidental Collections
Items on Ottoman Anatolia
Turkey, from Images of Asia
Gertrude Bell Archive Photo Collection
New York State Archives : Gallery : Asia Minor
Archival Deposits Levantine Heritage, describes files on Izmir/Smyrna Anglican Parish held in London, Izmir, Istanbul
Nationaal Archief (NL) : Inventaris van het archief van het Consulaat te Smyrna, (1611) 1685-1811 (1837)
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Consular Reports Report on the Commercial Relations of the United States with All Foreign Nations, Smyrna, vol.3 1857, pp.307-320, 1857, 1858, pp.158-159, Trebizond, Smyrna, Erzerom, 1858 1859 pp.348-351, Smyrna, 1862 pt.1, 1863, pp.572-580, 1863, 1865, pp.498-503, Alexandretta, 1864, 1865, p.653, Mersine, 1865, 1866, pp.470-472, Smyrna, 1866, 1867, pp.426-428, 1867, 1868, pp.602-606, 1868, 1869, pp.591-594, GB
Document Collections Documents and Comments on the History of the Ottoman Empire, in English / English translation, posted on Royals Portal
Search Recuëil van alle de placaten, ordonnantien, resolutien, instructien, lysten ... 1721, in Dutch, GB, for Smirna
Historical Maps collections Discus Media, The 1900 Collection, Maps from Yesteryear, Turkey
Mohammad al Kurbi Collection of Maps and Prints
Search David Rumsey Map Collection
Ottoman Anatolia, hindsight Maps : Languages of the Caucasus, Iranian Languages from Titus
OmniAtlas, Historical Atlas of Europe Jan. 1 1919, April 4 1919, June 28 1919, Sept. 10 1919, Nov. 27 1919, April 6 1920, June 4 1920, August 10 1920
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Treaty of Sevres, 1920, BYU
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Map : Ottoman Anatolia, Catholic Dioceses, Not United Orthodox Churches, (from Streit, Atlas Hierarchicus 1913), posted by M. Witkam
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Encyclopedia Entries
General Article : Anatolia, pp.492-498, Ancyra, pp.510-511, in vol.1 of Penny cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, 1833, GB
Articles : Adana, p.115, Anatolia, pp.515-517, Angora, p.577, in vol.1, 1857, of The New American Cyclopaedia, GB
Articles : Anatolien, Smyrna, Angora, Adana, Trapezunt, in : Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892 edition, in German
Articles Adana, Anatolia, Angora, Smyrna, Trebizond, from EB 1911; see Places, Category : Turkey, from EB 1911, posted by Classic Encyclopedia
Religious Articles Smyrna, Angora, Trebizond, Adana, from Catholic Encyclopedia
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Economic Of Smyrna p.213, in J. Hewitt, A frontline upon money, coins, and exchange, 1755, GB
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Smyrne, pp.241-242 in vol.2 of S. Ricard, Traite general du commerce, 1781, in French, GB
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Present State of Agriculture in Asiatic Turkey, p.139 in Ch. Loudon, An Encyclopaedia of Agriculture, 1825, GB
J. Chr. Nelkenbrecher, Allgemeines Taschenbuch der Münz-, Maass- und Gewichtskunde für Banquiers und Kaufleute (General Manual on Coinage, Measurement and Weights, for Bankers and Merchants) Berlin 1832, in German, entries Smyrna, posted by DTBSWS
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Smyrne, p.515 in A.J. Blancqui, Cours d'?onomie industrielle, 1837, in French, GB
Ch. Pope, The yearly journal of trade, 1837-8 : comprising laws of customs and excise, treaties and conventions with foreign powers, tariffs of United Kingdom, Russia, Monte Video ... parliamentary speeches and papers, proclamations, orders in Council and of government boards, reports of law cases, translations of foreign documents (1838), posted on Internet Archive, on Turkey (Smyrna) pp.275-276
Articles : Bataloins, p.105, Camelot, pp.233-234 in vol.1 of A.F. Jöcher, Vollständiges Lexikon der Waarenkunde in allen ihren Zweigen, 1839, in German, GB
Die asiatische Türkei, pp.44-45 in H.F. Osiander, Ueber den Handelsverkehr der Völker, 1842, in German, GB
Asiatic Turkey pp.95-108, Turkish Armenia pp.108-125 in vol.2 of J. McGregor, Commercial Statistics. A Digest of the Productive Resources, Commercial Legislation, Customs Tariffs, Navigation, Port and Quarantine Laws, and Charges, Shipping, Imports and Exports and the Monies, Weights and Measures of all Nations, 1844, GB
Grosses Adressbuch der Kaufleute, Fabrikanten und handelnden Gewerbsleute von Europa und den Hauptpläzen der fremden Welttheile, vol.23 : Griechenland, Türkei, Asien, Afrika und Australien, 1845, in German, GB
Asiatic Turkey, pp.95-108, Turkish Armenia pp.108-124 in vol.2 of John McGregor, Commercial Statistics. A Digest of the Productive Resources, Commercial Legislation, Customs Tariffs, Navigation, Port, and Quarantine Laws, and Charges, Shipping, Imports and Exports, the Monies, Measures and Weights of all Nations, 1847, GB
Die asiatische Türkei, pp.44-45 in H.F. Osiander, Ueber den Handelsverkehr der Völker, 1848, in German, GB
Search Knight's cyclopaedia of the industries of all nations 1851, IA, for Smyrna, Angora
Geographical Klein-Asia, Anadoli, pp.52-106 in vol.5 pt.1 of A.F. Büsching, Neue Erdbeschreibung 1768, in German, GB
Article : Angora, Caramania, Chisme, Chiutaye, Erzerum, Isnic, Manachia, Natolia, Nicomedia, Pergamo, Satalia, Sinob, Smyrna, Terasso, Tocat, Trebizond, in : R. Brookes, Brookes's General gazetteer improved, 1806, unpaginated, GB
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Scutari, Isnikmid, Iznik, Cyzicus, Boorsa, Anatolia ..., pp.74-85 in vol.2 of C. Malte-Brun, Universal geography: or a description of all parts of the world , 1824, GB
Asia Minor, pp.97-124 in vol.4 of J. Bell, A system of geography, popular and scientific, 1832, GB
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Asiatic Turkey : Anatolia pp.208-210 in J. MacFarlane, Economic geography, c. 1910, GB
Natolia or Anatolia, p.363 in A. Harris, A geographical hand book, 1862, GB
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Asiatic Turkey, pp.102-176 in D. Ramsay, Universal history Americanised, 1819, GB
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Tour Guides John Murray, A hand-book for travellers in the Ionian Islands, Greece, Turkey, Asia Minor, and Constantinople 1845 ed., 1854 ed., IA
M. Busch, Die Türkei; Reisehandbuch für Rumelien, die untere Donau, Anatolien, Syrien, Palästina, Rhodus und Cypern (1870) in German, IA
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J.M. Kinneir, Journey through Asia Minor, Armenia, and Koordistan in the years 1813 and 1814, 1818, GB
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J.M. Tancoigne, A narrative of a journey into Persia, and residence at Teheran, 1820, GB ; crosses Asia Minor from Constantinople
R. Walpole, Travels in various countries of the East, 1820, GB
J.H. Mayr, Johann Heinrich Mayr's Reise nach Konstantinopel, Aegypten, Jerusalem, und auf den Libanon, 1820, in German, GB ; crosses Asia Minor from Constantinople
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W.J. Hamilton, Researches in Asia Minor, Pontus and Armenia: with some account of their Antiquities and Geology, vol.1, 1842, vol.2, 1842, GB
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