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Marco Polo (Great lives). Richard Humble read Military History at Oriel College, Oxford. Now retired after 17 years as a Prison Teacher, he is a published author of 44 books on history for both adult and children's readership. Books by Richard Humble. Mor. rivia About Marco Polo.

Marco Polo was a Venetian explorer known for the book The Travels of Marco Polo, which describes his voyage to and experiences in Asia. Polo traveled extensively with his family, journeying from Europe to Asia from 1271 to 1295 and remaining in China for 17 of those years. Around 1292, he left China, acting as consort along the way to a Mongol princess who was being sent to Persia. Polo was born in 1254, in Venice, Italy. Although he was born to a wealthy Venetian merchant family, much of Polo’s childhood was spent parentless, and he was raised by an extended family.

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32 pages : 30 cm. Discusses the journey of Marco Polo to the court of the Mongol emperor, Kublai Khan, in the thirteenth century and includes his lesser-known journeys as well. Donor challenge: For only a few more days, your donation will be matched 2-to-1. Triple your impact! To the Internet Archive Community, Time is running out: please help the Internet Archive today.

Childhood & Early Life Published in 1972, the book ‘Invisible cities’, written by Italo Calvino was based on the cities Marco Polo claimed to have visited and also his experiences in China

Childhood & Early Life. It is generally believed by the historians that he was born in Venice, Italy. In 1260, while his father and Uncle Maffeo Polo were trading in Constantinople, his mother passed way and he lived with his aunt and uncle. He soon became well versed with merchant trading. Published in 1972, the book ‘Invisible cities’, written by Italo Calvino was based on the cities Marco Polo claimed to have visited and also his experiences in China. The airport of Venice is named the Venice Marco Polo Airport, in his honour.

Book of the Marvels of the World (Italian: Il Milione, lit. "The Million", deriving from Polo's nickname "Emilione", or Oriente Poliano, lit. "Polian East"), in English commonly called The Travels of Marco Polo, i. . "Polian East"), in English commonly called The Travels of Marco Polo, is a 13th-century travelogue written down by Rustichello da Pisa from stories told by Italian explorer Marco Polo, describing Polo's travels through Asia between 1271 and 1295, and his experiences at the court of Kublai Khan.

table(Great Lives from History 1676). The rest of the world might have learned little about the Polos’. travels if fate had not intervened in Marco’s life.

the thousands of small islands off the coast of China that Marco had mentioned in his book. Historian Boise Penrose mentions. everywhere by their bloodthirsty advances. table(Great Lives from History 1676). forties, Marco was not yet ready to settle down.

Medieval Europeans were aware of the riches of Asia as a result of the writings of Venetian Marco Polo. However, the Venetians maintained a monopoly on trade with Asia via the Moslems; both the Venetians and the.


Marco Polo (Great lives) download epub
Author: Richard Humble
ISBN: 0297768727
Category: No category
Language: English
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson; Illustrated edition edition (1975)
Pages: 232 pages