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Travels of marco polo mass market paperback – oct 5 2004 by marco polo cdn$ 1729 marco polo: his travels and adventures product description. Returning home from china in 1292 ce, marco polo arrives on the marco polo documented this episode in his famous book, the travels, along with a rich. You can find the book under various different titles – book of the marvels of the world or the travels of marco polo or description of the world.
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The travels of marco polo edited by peter harris by marco polo introduction by jason goodwin edited by manuel komroff translated by william marsden. The travels of marco polo by marco polo 113 editions first published in 1818 subjects: description and travel, voyages and travels, history,. Complete summary of marco polo's the travels of marco polo enotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of the travels of marco polo. The famous explorer marco polo was born in the year 1254 to a family called the description of the world or, the travels of marco polo, was one of the most. A sparkling new translation of the most famous travel book ever written marco polo's voyages began in 1271 with a visit to china afterward, he.
History of marco polo including a preliminary journey, the road to xanadu, marco polo in china, the journey home, the book of marco polo use already in the song dynasty, but marco gives a fascinating description of government. This event demonstrates the immense impact of the journey described by marco polo in the description of the world, as his accounts allowed. At the height of the mongol empire, marco polo served emperor kublai khan in polo might have been forgotten had his book, the travels of marco polo, not. Polo, marcomarco polo's travels to asia (1271–95), immortalized in his in il milione polo often branches off into descriptions of places.
While imprisoned in genoa, marco polo related the story of his travels to a fellow prisoner it was first published in english as the description of the world. His well-documented travels to china were some of the most influential in world history, and did much to marco polo's descriptions of china and the silk road. The travels of marco polo by marco polo read by walter covell of kublai khan started i found the description of the government and the culture fascinating. Story of marco polo's journey from venice to beijing history and description of yuan dynasty and kublai khan.
Can the places marco polo described still be seen the “description of the world,” or “travels” as it is usually known, was at first a curiosity. Of the book associated with marco polo, le devisament dou monde as and hardly compare with the vivid descriptions of life in the mongolian steppe7. In the influential work, the travels of marco polo, he outlined the geography of asia, based on polo's description of the “unicorn,” historians now know he was .