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Description of the City of Irkutsk and Its Suburbs. "Irkutsk Customs and Life-Style"

... support of Feofan Prokopovich and Johann Amman, Professor of botany, whom Steller assisted in compiling a herbarium for the Academy, in 1736 the young scientist was invited to the Academy as a junior scientific assistant in natural history. A year later, Steller, as a volunteer, left for Siberia to take part in the expedition of the Academy Detachment of the Second Kamchatka Expedition. The twelve years that Steller spent in Russia were filled with adventures, hardships, and tragic events, but also with tireless studies and scientific ...

Modified: 25.12.2007
Second Kamchatka expedition , Siberia , Steller , Irkutsk , expedition
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Moving Beyond the Horizon, or a Prayer for Overcoming

... across Siberia from 1720 to 1727 on the instructions of Peter the Great to collect information about the history, nature, and geography of Siberia. Actually Messerschmidt was a prospector for the Second Kamchatka Expedition, and he had endured much in Siberia. He tried to dissuade Steller from the trip of his dreams, but failed. Having enlisted the support of the mighty of this world, Steller gained his ends. In early 1737, he was employed by the Academy as a junior research assistant in natural history for the Kamchatka Expedition....

Modified: 25.12.2007
Second Kamchatka expedition , Steller , expedition , Siberia , Irkutsk
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The Second Kamchatka Expedition is a Heroic Scientific Act of the 18th Century

... outstanding educational system which attracted people from all over the world, among them Peter I. In Russia, with Francke’s help schools were founded, for instance, in the towns of Narwa, Alp, Astrakhan and Tobolsk, the latter being the first school in Siberia. One of the teachers in the schools of the Francke Foundation was Georg Wilhelm Steller, who later became one of the participants of the Second Kamchatka Expedition. In 1992, a small group of scientists in Halle began studying German-Russian scientific cooperation in the 18th century, especially the work and scientific results of ...

Modified: 25.12.2007
Second Kamchatka expedition , expedition , Steller , Halle , Francke , Siberia
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Russian Siberians of the 18th Century and Alcoholism

... transgressions as disobeying the authorities (including rebellions), abuse of power, corruption, robbery and unrestrained alcoholism. The reasons behind such “freedom” of behavior were absence of control over the military servants located in remote ostrogs. Steller wrote that soldiers based in north-eastern Siberia were either adventure seekers or runaways from justice or exiled from Russia for some unseemly acts, for which these people were the right element.” Contributing to morals corruption was the practice of exiling a sluzhiliy who committed a crime ...

Modified: 25.12.2007
Second Kamchatka expedition , expedition , Siberia , vodka , wine , Steller , Gmelin , alcohol
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Russian Siberians and Alcohol. Based on the Papers of the Second Kamchatka Expedition

... transgressions as disobeying the authorities (including rebellions), abuse of power, corruption, robbery and unrestrained alcoholism. The reasons behind such “freedom” of behavior were absence of control over the military servants located in remote ostrogs. Steller wrote that soldiers based in north-eastern Siberia were either adventure seekers or runaways from justice or exiled from Russia for some unseemly acts, for which these people were the right element.” Contributing to morals corruption was the practice of exiling a sluzhiliy who committed a crime ...

Modified: 30.12.2006
Siberia , Second Kamchatka expedition , Steller , Gmelin , alcohol , vodka , wine , Irkutsk , Yakutsk , Kamchatka
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Description of the City of Irkutsk and Its Suburbs. "Irkutsk Customs and Life-Style"

... support of Feofan Prokopovich and Johann Amman, Professor of botany, whom Steller assisted in compiling a herbarium for the Academy, in 1736 the young scientist was invited to the Academy as a junior scientific assistant in natural history. A year later, Steller, as a volunteer, left for Siberia to take part in the expedition of the Academy Detachment of the Second Kamchatka Expedition. The twelve years that Steller spent in Russia were filled with adventures, hardships, and tragic events, but also with tireless studies and scientific ...

Modified: 30.09.2004
Second Kamchatka expedition , Siberia , Steller , Irkutsk , expedition
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Moving Beyond the Horizon, or a Prayer for Overcoming

... across Siberia from 1720 to 1727 on the instructions of Peter the Great to collect information about the history, nature, and geography of Siberia. Actually Messerschmidt was a prospector for the Second Kamchatka Expedition, and he had endured much in Siberia. He tried to dissuade Steller from the trip of his dreams, but failed. Having enlisted the support of the mighty of this world, Steller gained his ends. In early 1737, he was employed by the Academy as a junior research assistant in natural history for the Kamchatka Expedition....

Modified: 30.09.2004
Second Kamchatka expedition , Steller , expedition , Siberia , Irkutsk
Path: Главная / Articles
The Second Kamchatka Expedition Is a Heroic Scientific Act of the 18th Century

... outstanding educational system which attracted people from all over the world, among them Peter I. In Russia, with Francke’s help schools were founded, for instance, in the towns of Narwa, Alp, Astrakhan and Tobolsk, the latter being the first school in Siberia. One of the teachers in the schools of the Francke Foundation was Georg Wilhelm Steller, who later became one of the participants of the Second Kamchatka Expedition. In 1992, a small group of scientists in Halle began studying German-Russian scientific cooperation in the 18th century, especially the work and scientific results of ...

Modified: 30.09.2004
Second Kamchatka expedition , expedition , Steller , Halle , Francke , Siberia
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