The first to explore any portion of the mighty river was the reckless and daring adventurer Ordaz.
physician, scholar and adventurer, was born at Spires in 1635.
Islam had its headquarters here; Kufa and Basra were the home of the pious and of the adventurer, the centres of religious and political movement.
Peter, a merchant adventurer, who had migrated from Danzig to London about 1670, was also a director of the East India company.
After the fall of the Roman empire, it was the nucleus of the kingdom of Carentania, which was founded by Samo, a Frankish adventurer, but soon fell to pieces after his death.