Adam Olearius (born Adam Ölschläger or Oehlschlaeger, September 24, 1599 – February 22, 1671), was a German scholar, mathematician, geographer and librarian. He became secretary to the ambassador sent by Frederick III, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, to the Shah of Safavid Persia (Iran), and published two books about the events and observations during his travels.
Accurata delineatio Nobilissmi toti Europae Fluminis Wolgae olim RHA dictae per Adamum Olearium
The greatest early map of the Volga River, with excellent color and condition.Place/Date: Schleswig / ca. 1647Read more