Daniel Gottlieb Messerschmidt (Messerschmidt)( Traveler Siberia)
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Biography Daniel Gottlieb Messerschmidt (Messerschmidt)
(1685 - 1735), was summoned in 1716, Mr.. Peter I in St. Petersburg and sent to Siberia in order to fully explore its. Messerschmidt, who worked first one, then together with the prisoner, or a Swede Tabbertom Stralenberg, collected plants, stuffed birds, stuffed, made with these figures, every important place determined by latitude, mapping and t. E; petitioning the Siberian authorities, . that he brought all sorts of "things belonging to ancient times, . supposedly pagan sheytany (idols), . great mammoth bones, . ancient Kalmyk and Tatar letters and writings praotecheskie, . takozhde kruzhechnye stone and grave images ", and the, . looking for Mongolian manuscripts, . first studied by comparing the languages of Siberian natives and t,
. n. In this journey Messerschmidt spent 7 years, its results, at 10 tons, were produced and stored, along with collections Messerschmidt, the Academy of Sciences. - See. Pallas: "Neue nordische Beitrage" (St. Petersburg, 1782), t. III: "Messerschmidts siebenjahrige Reise in Sibirien"; Pekarsky "Science and Literature under Peter the Great" (t. I). Amman said one of his zoological articles in the "Commentarii Petrop. X "(1736).