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The Marco Polo

Kathy Heighton-Bockus

The Marco Polo

the beginning : at Saint John, the great voyage : to Australia, the end : off Cavendish, P.E.I.

by Kathy Heighton-Bockus

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Montgomery, L. M. -- 1874-1942,
  • Marco Polo (Ship),
  • Clipper ships -- Canada -- History -- 19th century,
  • Great Britain -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century,
  • Australia -- Emigration and immigration -- History -- 19th century

  • Edition Notes

    StatementKathy Heighton-Bockus.
    ContributionsHeighton-Bockus, Kathy,, Bird, Edwin,, Heighton-Bockus, Kathy,
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23758059M

    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's famous novel is called The Travels of Marco Polo, a partially non-fiction work which described his experiences and observations in China, India and Japan. This particular book is.

    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 (). 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.

    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. Marco Polo. Marco Polo was born in , the 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.


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The Marco Polo by Kathy Heighton-Bockus Download PDF EPUB FB2

Marco Polo was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in with a visit to China, after which he served the Kubilai Khan on numerous diplomatic missions. On his return to the West he was made a prisoner of war and met Rustichello of Pisa, with whom he collaborated on this book.4/4().

Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month of o results for Books: "marco polo. 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 inventions ranging from gunpowder to /5(4). The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian - Volume 1. Marco Polo $ - $   — 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.

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. 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.

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. 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. 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, 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.

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.

In The Travels of Marco Polo, Rustichello recounts the explorer’s encounters with the people of these lands and the experiences he had that gave him a personal understanding of the various. Marco Polo's the Book of Wonders occupies the very first part of the manuscript, that is ff.

1 - 96v. We have 1 facsimile edition of the manuscript "Marco Polo - The Book of Wonders": Marco Polo. Das Buch der Wunder facsimile edition, published by Faksimile Verlag, The book was recognized as the most important account of the world outside Europe that was available at that time.

The great explorer Christopher Columbus was greatly inspired by Polo’s description of the Far East to visit those lands himself. Marco Polo upon returning to Venice became a wealthy merchant, married and had three children.

List of mss. of Marco Polo's book: v. 2, p. The book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: concerning the kingdoms and marvels of the EastPages: 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. Polo, The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian, Polo, The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian, “Marco Polo,” New World Encyclopedia, last modified SeptemMarco 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.

In the English-speaking world, the book is often known as the Travels of Marco Polo. View Images Title page of a Spanish edition of the Travels of Marco Polo.

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.

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 .Occupation: Explorer and Traveler Born: Venice, Italy in Died: January 8, Venice, Italy Best known for: European traveler to China and the Far East.