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The travels of Marco Polo

by Marco Polo

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Middlesex, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polo, Marco, -- 1254-1323?,
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Mongol Empire -- History,
  • Asia -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated and with an introd. by Ronald Latham.
    SeriesPenguin classics
    ContributionsLatham, R. E.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination379 p. :
    Number of Pages379
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13570494M
    ISBN 100140440577
    OCLC/WorldCa8720895

    Oct 15,  · Does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version? Of course not. Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of The Travels of Marco Polo. Read the book on paper - it is quite a powerful experience%(). Mar 06,  · Marco Polo’s Travels Along the Silk Road Marco Polo in Venice Marco Polo () was a Venetian merchant believed to have journeyed across Asia at the height of the Mongol Empire.

    Sep 06,  · The Travels by Marco Polo real history as told by the man himself Marco Polo, one of the first great recorded travelers. In search of travelogues I decided to go in search of one of the most renown travelers in history to see if he could instill the passion of personal travel into writing. Mar 22,  · The resulting book became an inspiration to many other subsequent explorers. There is much to learn from the observations, behaviour and perceptions from the travels of Marco Polo.

    Nov 21,  · The Travels of Marco Polo, translated by William Marsden (Norton, £) When this edition of the book dropped through the letterbox, I was mildly intrigued. 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 in search of the history behind the legend.


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Jun 20,  · The Travels of Marco Polo [Marco Polo, Ronald Latham] on mollycmorin.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Marco Polo was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in with a visit to China4/4(). 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 order to reach lands hitherto only vaguely rumored to exist. They accomplished 4/4().

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 /5. Preview this book» What people are 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 /5(10). Dec 03,  · 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.

Aug 23,  · Marco Polo (September 15, - The travels of Marco Polo book 9, ) was a Venetian merchant traveler 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.

Nov 22,  · The Travels of Marco Polo/Book 2/Chapter From Wikisource Polo‎ | Book 2. Jump to navigation Jump to search ←Concerning the Province of Carajan.

The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo, translated by Henry Yule. 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. 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.

Marco Polo (/ ˈ m ɑːr k oʊ ˈ p oʊ l oʊ / (), Venetian: [ˈmaɾko ˈpolo], Italian: [ˈmarko ˈpɔːlo], Venice; – January 8–9, Venice, ) was an Italian merchant, explorer, and writer who travelled through Asia along the Silk Road between and His travels are recorded in The Travels of Marco Polo (also known as Book of the Marvels of the World and Il Milione, c Known for: The Travels of Marco Polo.

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 commerce.

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.

Aug 31,  · This new edition of The Travels of Marco Polo takes readers on a fascinating journey into a world once mollycmorin.com Polo almost single-handedly introduced fourteenth-century Europe to the civilizations of Central Asia and China. Now this stunningly illustrated volume, edited by renowned historian Morris Rossabi, offers the complete text of Polo's travelogue (in the respected Yule-Cordier 4/5(1).

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 ().

May 02,  · The Travels of Marco Polo/Book 3/Chapter 9. From Wikisource 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.

Jan 04,  · 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. Dec 16,  · The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian, concerning the kingdoms and marvels of the East, volume 1 - audiobook Rustichello da PISA ( - ) and. 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. Full text of "The travels of Marco Polo the Venetian" See other formats. About The Travels of Marco Polo. From the dazzling courts of Kublai Khan to the perilous deserts of Persia, no book contains a richer magazine of marvels than the Travels.

This edition, selected and edited by the great scholar Manuel Komroff, also features the classic and stylistically brilliant Marsden translation, revised and corrected. May 31,  · The Travels of Marco Polo Born in Venice in Marco polo travelled with his father and uncle to Asia and chronicled his travels.

He jocularly said “I did not write half of what I saw, for I.The account of Marco Polo's travels through Asia dictated to another while he was in prison in Venice. There is actually very little Polo in this work.

The first third is introductory material, and there are pages of gloss for every page of Polo's actual text/5.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.