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The travels of Marco Polo [the Venetian]

Marco Polo

The travels of Marco Polo [the Venetian]

by Marco Polo

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Published by Garden City Pub. Co. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Voyages and travels,
  • Mongols -- History,
  • Asia -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    Illustrated lining-papers in color.

    Statementedited with introd. by Manuel Komroff; illustrations by Witold Gordon.
    ContributionsKomroff, Manuel, 1890-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 370 p.
    Number of Pages370
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23374148M

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    Marco Polo (/ ˈ m ɑːr k oʊ ˈ p oʊ l oʊ / (), Venetian: [ˈmaɾko ˈpolo], Italian: [ˈmarko ˈpɔːlo], – January 8–9, ) was an Italian merchant, explorer, and writer who travelled through Asia along the Silk Road between and 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 Known for: The Travels of Marco Polo. Excellent read and a good way to rethink the connecting routes between Europe and Asia. Marco Polo narrates the story of his travels through a mediator, Rustichello da Pisa, complicating further notions of authorship and textual authenticity (the original manuscript has gone lost)/5().

    The Travels of Marco Polo, the Venetian by none other than Marco Polo himself is an unforgettable read, recommended for lovers of adventure, travel, philosophy and, of course, history. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in. 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.


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The Travels of Marco Polo Description 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.

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