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The travels of Marco Polo =

Marco Polo

The travels of Marco Polo =

[Ma-ko Po-lo]

by Marco Polo

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Published by Easton Press in Norwalk, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Polo, Marco, 1254-1323? -- Travel.,
    • Voyages and travels.,
    • Mongols -- History.,
    • Asia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800.

    • Edition Notes

      Parallel title in Chinese characters.

      Other titlesMa-ko Po-lo.
      Statementrevised and edited with an introduction by Manuel Komroff ; illustrations by Nikolai Fyodorovitch Lapshin.
      GenreEarly works to 1800.
      ContributionsKomroff, Manuel, 1890-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG370 .P813 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 477 p. :
      Number of Pages477
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1656857M
      LC Control Number91218233

      "The Travels of Marco Polo is the usual English title of Marco Polo's travel book, nicknamed Il Milione (The Million, see below) or Le Livre des Merveilles (The Book of Wonders). This description of his travels and stays in the Orient, including Asia, Persia, China and Indonesia, between and is also known as Oriente Poliano or.   The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian, concerning the kingdoms and marvels of the East, volume 1 - audiobook Rustichello da PISA ( - ) and. The Travels of Marco Polo.

      Marco Polo paved the way for many other Westerners to set out along the routes of the Silk Road in future years and began an age of exploration to exotic and faraway places. The pioneer explorer Christopher Columbus was heavily influenced by Marco Polo’s travels. His copy of the book was found to have plenty of handwritten annotations and notes. Buy The Travels of Marco Polo by Polo, Marco (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().

      ‎Preview and download books by Marco Polo, including The Travels of Marco Polo — Volume 2, Travels of Marco Polo and many more.   The Travels of Marco Polo/Book 1/Chapter Messer Marco Polo asked a great many questions of the people of that city as to those Three Magi, but never one could he find that knew aught of the matter, except that these were three kings who were buried there in days of old. However, at a place three days' journey distant he heard of what I.


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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 order to reach lands hitherto only vaguely rumored to exist/5().

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 order to reach lands hitherto only vaguely rumored to exist/5().

Marco Polo was supposedly born in the Venetian Republic, in what is now Venice, Italy. There are also stories and various documents which point to his ancestry originating in Korčula, Croatia.

He was a well known trader and an explorer. He recorded his adventures in a book published as "The Travels of Marco Polo"/5. Sadly this book seems to have little or nothing to do with Marco Polo. It is the story of a drainage engineer called Henry Yule in the s. We are very disappointed as it has nothing to do with the description or reviews.

If you want to know about Marco Polo`s travels, do NOT buy this book/5(46). The Travels of Marco Polo Marco Polo, Giovanni Battista Baldelli Boni Full view - Page - Our notice of those portions of Polo's travels which deal with countries other than China must be very brief.

In Armenia he found petroleum, of which there was " a fountain whence rises oil in such abundance, that a hundred ships might be at /5(10). 9 rows    Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

Marco Polo, Venetian merchant and adventurer who traveled from Europe to Asia in –95, remaining in China for 17 of those years. His account of those travels, known in English as the Travels of Marco Polo, is a classic.

The wealth of new geographic information recorded by Polo was widely used by European navigators. 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. How Marco Polo Went to China Marco Polo was born in Venice in the year His father, Nicolo, and his uncle, Maffeo, were merchants who had seats in the great council and were enrolled with the noblemen of Venice.

Marco also had another uncle who lived in Constantinople and Crimea and was engaged in Size: 2MB. This superb book is exactly what I was looking for. I wanted to read Marco Polo's Travels in a good English translation, with accompanying medieval illustrations and modern photos and references to the places and events mentioned, and that's exactly what this book provides.

The quality is outstanding, the text, illustrations etc., are a pleasure/5(50). 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.

Written in the 13th 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.

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. Of Marco Polo's Book, So Far As Known: General Distribution Of Mss.

List Of Miniatures In Two Of The Finer Mss. List Of Mss. Of Marco Polo's Book, So Far As They Are Known ↑ Polo, Marco. The Travels of Marco Polo. Translated by Henry Yule. Edited and Annotated by Henri Cordier. John Murray: London, A sparkling new translation of one of the greatest travel books ever written: Marco Polo's seminal account of his journeys in the east, in a collectible clothbound edition.

Marco Polo was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in with a visit to China, after which he served the Kublai Khan on numerous diplomatic missions.3/5(13).

This manuscript from about is one of the oldest extant copies of Les voyages de Marco Polo (The travels of Marco Polo), the account by the Venetian merchant Marco Polo (circa −) of his adventures in Central Asia and the Far East during the latter part of the 13th century.

It is possibly one of five manuscripts relating to Marco Polo’s journey that belonged to King Charles V of. 'The Travels of Marco Polo, from valuable early manuscripts recently published by the French Society of Geography and in Italy by Count Baldelli Bone.

With copious notes, illustrating the route and observations of the author, and comparing them with those of more. The Travels of Marco Polo/Book 1/Chapter Messer Maffeo and Messer Marco Polo dwelt a whole year in this city when on a mission.

Now we will leave this and tell you about other provinces towards the north, for we are going to take you a sixty days' journey in that direction. 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 ().1/5(1).

“The Travels of Marco Polo” Universal Library, I read this book many years ago, so my review will be sketchy. Marco Polo left for the far East, traveled around and came back. This memoir is a bit daunting because the names are unfamiliar and there are /5. "The Travels of Marco Polo" presents a broad and wide-ranging panorama of Kubilai Khan's thirteenth century empire.

Marco Polo is the Great Khan's emissary who is commissioned to travel throughout his empire. Marco Polo is sent to investigate and report back his findings about people, customs, culture, climate, flora and fauna, game, birds and.

The Travels of Marco Polo, translated by William Marsden (Norton, £) When this edition of the book dropped through the letterbox, I was mildly intrigued.Book 2, Chapter 2 Summary: “The Revolt of Nayan, Uncle of the Great Khan” Polo traces the Khan lineage from Genghis to Kublai.

Kublai “obtained the sovereignty by his valor, virtues, and prudence, in opposition to his brothers, who were supported by many of the great officers and members of his own family” (), even as “the succession was his in law and right” ().