Zwei Briefe Philipp Johann von Strahlenbergs an Curt Friedrich aus den Jahren 1723 und 1724

  • Michael Knüppel Liaocheng University

Abstract

In the article the author gives an edition of two letters of the famous German-Swedish geographer, officer, and one of the founding fathers of Siberian studies Philipp Johann von Strahlenberg (1677-1747) to the officer and pietist Curt Friedrich von Wreech (?-1757) from the years 1723 and 1724. Among other topics, mostly related to Pietist circles in the Russian Empire, the texts deal with the edition of v. Strahlenberg’s map of Northern and Central Eurasia.

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