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The adventures of Marco Polo, the great traveler

by Marco Polo

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Published by D. Appleton and company in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsHolden, Edward Singleton, 1846-1914, ed
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG370 .P66
The Physical Object
Pagination1. Voyages and travels.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24611065M
LC Control Number02019760

This book tells the story of Marco Polo's voyage through the Holy Land, Armenia, Istanbul, Persia, Arabia and finally China. Additionally, on every page there are miniature depictions of his travels with labeled main points, such as locations on a map, and things Marco Polo saw on his voyage.3/5. 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.

His travels are recorded in The Travels of Marco Polo (also known as Book of the Marvels of the World and Il Milione, c. ), a book that described to Europeans the then mysterious culture and inner workings of the Eastern world, including the wealth and great size of the Mongol Empire and China in the Yuan Dynasty, giving their first comprehensive look into China, Persia, India, Japan and other Asian Known for: The Travels of Marco Polo.   The Travels of Marco Polo/Preface/Chapter 1. From Wikisource It was taken by the Mongols in for the first time, and a second time in , and during that century was the great port of intercourse with what is now Russia. At an uncertain date, but about the middle of the century, the Venetians established a factory there, which in

  He believes that M. Polo really means the great African Island. I mention from his book that M. Guet (Origines de l'ile Bourbon, ) brings the Carthaginians to Madagascar, and derives the name of this island from Madax-Aschtoret or Madax-Astarte, .   What a fascinating book describing some of Marco Polo's adventures! The reading level of is accurate in general depending on the child's reading level. It wouldn't have been a challenge for my 11 y/o son, but for the sake of my 7 y/o I decided that we should read it s:


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The Adventures of Marco Polo, the Great Traveler Paperback – January 1, by Marco Polo (Author)Author: Marco Polo. The Adventures of Marco Polo, the Great Traveler; - Primary Source Edition Paperback – Octo by Marco Polo (Author), Edward Singleton Ed Holden (Creator) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editionsAuthor: Marco Polo.

Bagram Ibatoulline was born in Russia and educated The adventures of Marco Polo the Moscow State Academic Art Institute. He has illustrated many books for children, including THE ADVENTURES OF MARCO POLO by Russell Freedman, and CROW CALL by Lois Lowry.

Bagram lives in Gouldsboro, by: 1. Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Notes "The story is generally told in Marco's own words (using Colonel Yule's text and notes)"--Author's pref.

The world-famous explorer Marco Polo is credited with many things, but perhaps the greatest is compiling one of the world’s first best-selling travelogues. Published aroundthe book. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK The adventures of Marco Polo, the great traveler; Item Preview The adventures of Marco Polo, the great traveler; by Polo, Marco, ?; Holden, Edward Singleton,ed.

Pages: Part of the excellently written series "Immortals of History," this book relays the story of the great traveler Marco Polo. 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(). I read a biography about Marco Polo called Adventures of Marco Polo by Russell Freedman.

This book was found on page of our textbook. This book tells the story of the great Marco Polo. Apparently Marco Polo told everyone about mysterious and probably fabricated things he saw on his adventure/5.

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. He told his stories to a fellow prisoner—a writer, who recorded them in "the greatest travel book ever written," now known as The Travels of Marco Polo.

The delicately rendered illustrations, painted with Chinese inks and gold overlays, often extend beyond their intricate frames of "Chinese and Indian embroidery and Italian, Arabian, and Persian designs on silk."/5(61).

Shelves: biography, graphic-novels, non-fiction, This very simple telling of Marco Polo's journey is a decent introduction to the great exploration he undertook in the 13th century. If it does anything, it hopefully will inspire further, more detailed reading/5. The Adventures of Marco Polo, the Great Traveler, ISBNISBNLike New Used, Free shipping in the US Seller assumes all responsibility for this Rating: % positive.

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. Book Of Marco Polo By Marco Polo Restaurant Book Of Marco Polo By Marco Polo Hotel Book Of Marco Polo By Marco Polo Club Book Of Marco Polo By Marco.

Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more. The adventures of Marco Polo, the great traveler in SearchWorks catalog Skip to search Skip to main content. 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.

Read "The Adventures of Marco Polo, the Great Traveler" by Marco Polo available from Rakuten Kobo. Great ones preceded him, in longevity and in the length of the travels, but Marco Polo stands alone as the most influential-writer traveller and as the first one to recount his extensive travels — through what is known today as Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, China, Singapore, Indonesia, and India — in a proto-scientific manner.

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 Italian Marco Polo is probably the world’s most famous traveler and one of the world’s first travel writers. The famous Venetian is believed to have left Venice at age 17 to embark on a year journey through the Persian Gulf and Asia, spending much of this time in China in the court of the great Mongol emperor Kublai Khan.

Marco Polo is a famous historic figure who even has a TV show dedicated to his adventures! But what did he do to become this famous? Find out in this short video about his life!

Sources for this. Books Polo reminted Laurence Bergreen strips away the myths of Marco Polo to let us see the great Venetian traveller afresh. Kevin Rushby is delighted while recounting his adventures .