Marco Polo

by Bob Italia

Publisher: Abdo & Daughters in Bloomington, Minn

Written in English
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  • China,
  • Italy
  • Subjects:

    • Polo, Marco, 1254-1323? -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Polo, Marco, 1254-1323?,
    • Voyages and travels -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Explorers -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Travel, Medieval -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Explorers.,
    • Voyages and travels.,
    • China -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Bob Italia.
      SeriesExplorers of the past & present
      LC ClassificationsG370.P9 I85 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p. :
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1896948M
      ISBN 10093917992X
      LC Control Number90082626

By the time they were released in , a book was completed, and Marco Polo soon became a household name. Khan's Empire, the largest the world had ever seen, had largely been a mystery to those living within the borders of the Holy Roman Empire, and Marco was the first westerner to gain such an in-depth look at their culture and customs, so Author: Dhwty. Marco Polo born in September 15, and died in January 8, was an Italian trader and was one of the first Europeans to explore East other explorers, including Christopher Columbus, looked up to could speak four languages. Marco Polo was known for the book Travels of Marco Polo where he talked about Asia. Marco Polo became famous for his expeditions. At one point in time, he was jailed as a prisoner of war, but fortunately, he had a cellmate who was deeply interested in Marco’s travels. His cellmate wrote a book containing the vast majority of what Marco Polo had done as he traveled to and lived in China. Marco Polo changed the world by writing a book about his travels from Venice to the court of Kublai Khan in China. His account of his journeys inspired other adventurers, such as the explorer Christopher Columbus, who always carried a copy of Polo's book.

Find nearly any book by Marco Polo. Get the best deal by comparing prices from over , booksellers. Marco Polo (Polo, Marco) used books, rare books and new books Find and compare hundreds of millions of new books, used books, rare books and out of print books from over , booksellers and 60+ websites worldwide. The book was recognized as the most important account of the world outside Europe that was available at that time. The great explorer Christopher Columbus was greatly inspired by Polo’s description of the Far East to visit those lands himself. Marco Polo upon returning to Venice became a wealthy merchant, married and had three children. Marco Polo Plaza Cebu This neighborhood is a great choice for travelers interested in food, shopping and friendly locals – Check location Nivel Hills, Cebu Veterans Drive, Lahug, Cebu City, Philippines – This neighborhood is a great choice for travelers interested in food, shopping and friendly locals – Check location Good location – show map/10(). Nov 22,  · The Travels of Marco Polo/Book 2/Chapter "Ta-li fu is an ancient city it is the Carajan of Marco Polo. Marco's description of the lake of Yun-Nan may be perfectly well applied to the Lake of Ta-li. The fish were particularly commended to our notice, though we were told that there were no oysters in this lake, as there are said.

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Marco Polo has books on Goodreads with ratings. Marco Polo’s most popular book is The Travels. Jun 20,  · The Travels of Marco Polo is one of a handful of books that can truly be said to have changed the world. This is not merely another adventure story, it is THE adventure story of all time.

The Polos traveled thousands of miles through unknown and hostile territory in Marco Polo book to reach lands hitherto only vaguely rumored to exist.4/4(). Looking for books by Marco Polo. See all books authored by Marco Polo, including Il milione, and The Travels of Marco Polo - Volume 1, and more on Looking for books by Marco Polo.

See all books authored by Marco Polo, including Il milione, and The Travels of Marco Polo - Volume 1, and more on Marco Polo () has achieved an almost archetypal status as a traveller, and his Travels is one of the first great travel books of Western literature, outside the ancient world/5.

Dec 03,  · Marco Polo’s stories about his travels in Asia were published as a book called The Description of the World, later known as The Travels of Marco Polo. Just a. Let Marco Polo help you make the most of your trip. We offer guides and maps to over destinations, from compact colourful pocket guides packed with Marco Polo book tips to inspirational itinerary based guides in a unique spiral bound format, with all the maps you need in between.

Jan 04,  · Marco Polo, (born c. Venice [Italy]—died January 8,Venice), Venetian merchant and adventurer who traveled from Europe to Asia in –95, remaining in China for 17 of those years, and whose Il milione (“The Million”), known in English as the Travels of Marco Polo, is a classic of travel literature.

Mar 06,  · 1. Marco Polo’s famous travelogue was penned in prison. Marco Polo is remembered thanks to a colorful and popular narrative about his eastward voyage, known simply as “The Travels of Marco.

In the prologue to his book of travels Marco Polo tells about the arrival of his father and uncle at the court of the Great Khan, who was highly pleased with. Marco Polo's the Book of Wonders occupies the very first part of the manuscript, that is ff.

1 - 96v. We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "Marco Polo - The Book of Wonders": Marco Polo. Das Buch der Wunder facsimile edition, published by Faksimile Verlag, Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of over 70, results for Books: "marco polo" Skip to main search results.

Aug 23,  · Overview Marco Polo (September 15, - January 9, ) was a Venetian merchant Marco Polo book whose travels are recorded in Il Milione ("The Millions", now known as "The Travels of Marco Polo"), a book which did much to introduce Europeans to Central Asia and China/5.

I did not know the role that Marco Polo’s book played in the life of explorer Christopher Columbus. Columbus had read Polo’s Travels. In fact, writes Milton Rugoff, “he made notes on seventy pages of a Latin edition of the book, which is now in Seville, Spain.

The Travels of Marco Polo stimulated Columbus’s ambitions and imagination/5. Page - Here are also red pearls, large, and of equal value with the white, with many other precious stones.

Kublai, on hearing of this amazing wealth, desired to conquer the island, and sent two of his barons with a very large fleet containing warriors, both horsemen and on foot/5(10).

May 31,  · Marco Polo (c–January 8, ) was a Venetian merchant and explorer who followed in the footsteps of his father and uncle.

His writings about China and the Mongol Empire in "The Travels of Marco Polo" had a significant impact on European beliefs about and behavior toward the East and inspired the travels of Christopher Columbus.

Nov 11,  · Marco Polo also revealed the wonders of Xanadu, the summer capital of Mongol emperor Kublai Khan. Almost years later, acclaimed author John Man traveled in Marco Polo's footsteps to Xanadu then on to Beijing and through modern China.

Marco was put under arrest. While he was under arrest, Marco told detailed stories of his journeys to a writer named Rustichello who wrote them all down in a book called The Travels of Marco Polo. The Travels of Marco Polo became a very popular book.

It was translated into multiple languages and read throughout Europe. After the fall of Kublai. Marco Polo. Marco Polo was born inthe son of a Venetian Merchant, and made his first visit to China with his father and uncle in They spent the next 20 years in the service of the Kubilai Khan, travelling throughout the Mongolian empire.

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Full text of "The travels of Marco Polo the Venetian". Marco Polo was a thirteenth-century Venetian explorer, arguably the world’s most well-traveled explorer, and The Travels of Marco Polo chronicles his journey through Asia as a special envoy to.

See all books by Marco Polo. Also by Marco Polo. See all books by Marco Polo. About Marco Polo. Marco Polo travelled to China in and spent the next twenty years in the service of Kublai Khan.

He wrote his famous Travels after returning home, whilst a prisoner in Genoa. A well-known traveler and explorer, Marco Polo headed for China along the Silk Road in the Yuan Dynasty (–). The Travels of Marco Polo, dictated by him, described Chinese politics, economy, and culture in detail, which greatly aroused the desire of westerner to go to China and had a great effect on the European navigation.

About The Travels. A sparkling new translation of the most famous travel book ever written Marco Polo’s voyages began in with a visit to China. Afterward, he served Kublai Khan on numerous diplomatic missions in the Far East.

Written in the 13 th century, The Travels of Marco Polo details Italian explorer Marco Polo’s movements through Asia between and The book was co-written by Rustichello da Pisa, an Italian writer who met Polo while the two were in prison in Genoa, Italy.

The text is comprised of a prologue and four subsequent books. Marco Polo was seventeen when he set out for China, and forty-one when he came back. More than seven hundred years ago, Marco Polo traveled from the medieval city of Venice to the fabled kingdom of the great Kublai Khan, seeing new sights and riches that no Westerner had ever before witnessed.

Book 2, Chapter 1 Summary: “Of the Deeds of Kublai Khan, the Emperor Now Reigning” Polo relates how the title of Kublai Khan translates into English as “Lord of Lords” () and says that the Great Khan deserves that title “for in respect to number of subjects.

May 05,  · The Italian Marco Polo is probably the world’s most famous traveler and one of the world’s first travel writers. The famous Venetian is believed to have left Venice at age 17 to embark on a year journey through the Persian Gulf and Asia, spending much of this time in China in the court of the great Mongol emperor Kublai Khan.

Polo’s book, Description of the World, offered one of the. The travels of Marco Polo: the complete Yule-Cordier edition: including the unabridged third edition () of Henry Yule's annotated translation, as revised by Henri Cordier, together with Cordier's later volume of notes and addenda ().

Introduction Marco Polo was a merchant in Venice before he became the famous explorer we know today. At 17, he left Venice with his father and uncle.

They traveled the Silk Road to China where he met the great ruler Kublai Khan. Marco traveled much of China and the east, and his stories were written into a popular book. The Travels of Marco Polo is the classic account of Marco Polo's journey to China from Venice, and his discoveries as an emissary to the great Kublai Khan.

Polo explores everywhere from Baghdad, Armenia and Russia to the Caspian Sea, the Gobi Desert and the small fishing villages of China, describing the geography, architecture and customs of these exotic places. since, as we have said in the first chapter of this book, no other man, Christian or Saracen, Mongol or pagan, has explored so much of the world as Messer Marco, son of Messer Niccolo Polo, great and noble citizen of the city of Venice.” In Genoa, years after Marco Polo’s death, Christopher Columbus was born in Jan 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

The Travels of Marco Polo — Volume 1 by Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.May 02,  · The Travels of Marco Polo/Book 3/Chapter 9.

From Wikisource Marco Polo‎ | Book 3. Jump to navigation Jump to search ←Of the Island called Pentam, and the City Malaiur. The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo, translated by Henry Yule.