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Marco Polo (Groundbreakers Explorers)

by Struan Reid

  • 144 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Heinemann .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Travel,
  • History - Exploration & Discovery,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Polo, Marco,,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Italy,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Voyages and travels,
  • 1254-1323?,
  • Biography,
  • Explorers

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8826656M
    ISBN 101588100472
    ISBN 109781588100474
    OCLC/WorldCa44763940

      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 : Matt Rosenberg. Book a table online for Marco Polo. Simply choose your party size, select the date, pick an available time, and click 'Book'.

      Only Marco Polo contacts, who have your information listed in their device’s address book, will see your phone number. If you are only connected with a user through a Group, they will not be able to see your phone number on Marco Polo. Anyone you are connected with on Marco Polo will see your name as it is listed in your account, and your photo. The book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: concerning the kingdoms and marvels of the East , John Murray in English - Second edition, revised. With the addition of new matter and many new illustrations. Better World Books; The book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: concerning the kingdoms and marvels of the East.

    About The Travels. A sparkling new translation of the most famous travel book ever written, in a collectible clothbound edition 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 was born in and died on January 8, He was an Italian trader and was one of the first Europeans to explore Central Asia and 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.


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Marco Polo (Groundbreakers Explorers) by Struan Reid Download PDF EPUB FB2

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.4/4(). 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.

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. 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 insider tips to inspirational itinerary based guides in a unique spiral bound format, with.

all the maps you need in between. you’re good to go. Itinerary-based guides in a unique, lay-flat. 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.

Life is busy. Marco Polo works when you have a moment to talk, even if your schedules don’t match. Marco Polo book other video apps, you don’t need to be live. The people who matter most. With people you love, texts and social media don’t give you the whole picture and calls are hard to schedule.

Have spontaneous face-to-face conversations and. — John Fusco, Creator of the Netflix original series Marco Polo The true history behind the Netflix original series Marco Polo, here is the remarkable story of the world's most famous traveler, retracing his legendary journey from Venice to China, the moment East first met West.

The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian - Volume 1. Marco Polo $ - $   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. Overview Marco Polo's thirteenth-century journey from Italy to Asia marked a turning point for Western civilization.

He returned with stories of exotic people, tremendous riches, and the most powerful ruler in the world – Kublai Khan. The explorer told of /5(4). 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 these gentlemen from Europe and showed them greatFile Size: 2MB.

Marco Polo (c. – January 8, ) was a Venetian merchant traveler from the Venetian Republic whose travels are recorded in The Travels of Marco Polo, a book which did much to introduce Europeans to Central Asia and China.5/5(1).

Marco Polo began his travels at the age of seventeen, and he spent the next twenty years trekking across a vast area of the world that most had ever explored. He told the stories of his journey to. The illuminated manuscript on Marco Polo's fascinating and adventurous travels ranks among the most famous manuscripts of the Middle Ages and is considered a highlight of French book have secular topics had such an intensive echo.

Marco Polo's reports offered the ideal background for illustration, as people in Europe had always been curious to know about the marvels of the. The Travels of Marco Polo became a very popular book. It was translated into multiple languages and read throughout Europe.

It was translated into multiple languages and read throughout Europe. After the fall of Kublai Kahn, the Ming Dynasty took over China. Appears in 12 books from 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 /5(10). 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.

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.

Marco Polo () was one of the greatest’ explorers of the Middle Ages and the first person to make Europe aware China's extraordinary power and culture. He allegedly travelled from Europe and throughout Asia from to His adventures were recounted in a book that made him famous.

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. For these reasons, Les voyages de Marco Polo is sometimes called Divisament du monde (Description of the world) or Livre des merveilles du monde (Book of the marvels of the world). The work was an important introduction for Europeans to the history and geography of Central Asia and China.'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 recent travellers.'.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.