Adam oleary meets aleksey the russian tsar

Adam Oleary Meets Aleksey, the Russian Tsar

Adam Oleary was a well-known German scholar in the mid-17th century. He and his assistant waited anxiously to meet the Tsar of Russia. While the tsar was noted to be a quiet man, foreign visitors were never certain of how they’d be treated. Students will read the passage and answer comprehension questions on the story.