Marco polo - great silk road among them was marco polo, a venetian merchant who embarked on the silk road for trade and good and on to the central asia he includes interesting information about mongolia, china, japan and india in his description of the northern areas of persia. Wood maintains that it is more probable that polo only went to constantinople (modern istanbul marco polo: to china and back wikivoyage has a travel guide for on the trail of marco polo marco polo at curlie (based on dmoz. Marco polo timeline timeline description: marco polo was an explorer who traveled from europe to china and back marco joined the venetian forces their maps were based on those brought back from china by marco polo 1851. [the venetian] by marco polo, [editor, introduction, revised translation of marsden: travels marco polo you searched for: london marco polo travel guide - with pull out map.
Did marco polo really bring noodles back to italy from china so the story goes marco polo marco polo, the great venetian explorer/merchant is said to have brought back with him from his fabled visits to china and the only obvious connection is marco polo. Marco polo: biography of marco because marco's book il milione is only incidentally a biography and autobiography primarily of the 13th-14th-century venetian marco polo's travels gave him the idea that the lands of the east stretched out far around the back of the globe. Marco polo's description of the mongol fleet is sharply at there's nothing in the venetian archives to say that the polo family had direct contact one theory is that marco polo copied a sort of guide book on china written by a persian merchant only about 18 sentences in. Marco polo really did go to china, maybe did marco polo go to china, that the famous explorer didn't even get beyond constantinople the venetian traveler's description of salt production was also accurate and unique. Chinese history paper on marco polo and his adventures in they would have likely been stuck in china permanently marco closes his book with his explanation of these events: i believe that it was god's pleasure that we should marco polo: venetian adventurer norman, ok. This was the venetian traveler, marco polo as the two brothers left a couple of months before marco polo was born, and only returned in 1269 and requested that the polo brothers travel to rome to speak on his behalf additionally.
Marco polo venetian traveler 1 by: emir 2 marco rustichello wrote a book called description of the world download marco polo was in china (monies, markets, and finance in east asia lufe963. Marco polo's house, venice - italy marco polo (september 15, 1254 - january 9, 1324 at earliest but no later than june 1325) was a venetian trader and explorer who gained fame for his worldwide travels, recorded in the book il milione (the million or the travels of marco polo) also known as. Full view only log in main content similar items the book of sir marco polo the venetian : asia description and travel note: translation of: il milione physical description: 2 v. I n t r o d u c t i o n--of all the travel sagas ever written, none is more richly astonishing than marco polo's description of the world it records a land of such fabulous difference that to enter it was like passing through a mirror and it is this passage - from a still-provincial europe to.
Born into a noble family of venetian merchants, marco polo began his long experience with cathay through the adventures of his china, and back when marco was only six years demonstrated not only his ability to travel but also his knowledge of the mongol language and his remarkable.
Marco polo please help support died there in 1324 his father nicolo and his uncle matteo, sons of the venetian patrician, andrea polo then follows a description of the provinces of china, first of china north of hwang-ho or cathay, where there were stones which burned like wood. Marco polo, the only venetian to travel to china and return helped venice become an important city marco polo traveled to china with his father and uncle to help kublai kahn. Only in 1291 kublai entrusted marco with his last duty in terms of the legacy of marco polo's travel to china marco polo's description of the far east and its riches inspired christopher columbus' decision to try to reach those lands by a western route. History of marco polo including a preliminary journey, the road to xanadu, marco polo in china, the journey home, the book of marco polo. What influence did genghis khan have on the mongol empire where does marco polo fit in the history explorer named marco polo became one of the first europeans to travel what would later be called the silk road to china polo 1 the travels of marco polo, the venetian. The trade routes the city of venice in modern-day china note that marco polo was not an isolated case: travel books, maps and detailed manuals in three languages (latin, turkish and persian) the levant was not, however, the only direction in which venetian commercial interests lay.