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Travels of Marco Polo

Manuel Komroff

Travels of Marco Polo

by Manuel Komroff

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by W W Norton & Co Inc .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Travelers,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Voyages and travels,
  • History,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Italy,
  • Biography,
  • Mongols

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages400
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8347870M
    ISBN 100871401320
    ISBN 109780871401328

    Oct 15,  · Does the electronic version of the book completely replace the paper version? Of course not. Best of all, if after reading an e-book, you buy a paper version of The Travels of Marco Polo. Read the book on paper - it is quite a powerful experience%(). "The Travels of Marco Polo" is a page non-fiction tale of travel and exploration through thirteenth century territories of the Great Kubilai Khan of the Mongol Empire. Marco Polo travels on assignment from the Great Khan between and The book has nine numbered chapters plus an Introduction, Prologue, Epilogue and back matter.

    Nov 21,  · The Travels of Marco Polo, translated by William Marsden (Norton, £) When this edition of the book dropped through the letterbox, I was mildly intrigued. Mar 06,  · Marco Polo’s Travels Along the Silk Road Marco Polo in Venice Marco Polo () was a Venetian merchant believed to have journeyed across Asia at the height of the Mongol Empire.

    Sep 06,  · The Travels by Marco Polo real history as told by the man himself Marco Polo, one of the first great recorded travelers. In search of travelogues I decided to go in search of one of the most renown travelers in history to see if he could instill the passion of personal travel into writing. Mar 22,  · The resulting book became an inspiration to many other subsequent explorers. There is much to learn from the observations, behaviour and perceptions from the travels of Marco Polo.


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Travels of Marco Polo by Manuel Komroff Download PDF EPUB FB2

Jun 20,  · The Travels of Marco Polo [Marco Polo, Ronald Latham] on dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Marco Polo was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in with a visit to China4/4(). Jun 20,  · 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. They accomplished 4/4().

Marco Polo was supposedly born in the Venetian Republic, in what is now Venice, Italy. There are also stories and various documents which point to his ancestry originating in Korčula, Croatia.

He was a well known trader and an explorer. He recorded his adventures in a /5. Preview this book» What people are The Travels of Marco Polo Marco Polo, Giovanni Battista Baldelli Boni Full view - Page - Our notice of those portions of Polo's travels which deal with countries other than China must be very brief.

In Armenia he found petroleum, of which there was " a fountain whence rises oil in such /5(10). Dec 03,  · 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. Aug 23,  · Marco Polo (September 15, - January 9, ) was a Venetian merchant traveler whose travels are recorded in Il Milione ("The Millions", now known as "The Travels of Marco Polo"), a book which did much to introduce Europeans to Central Asia and China/5.

Nov 22,  · The Travels of Marco Polo/Book 2/Chapter From Wikisource Polo‎ | Book 2. Jump to navigation Jump to search ←Concerning the Province of Carajan. The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo, translated by Henry Yule.

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 was a thirteenth-century Venetian explorer, arguably the world’s most well-traveled explorer, and The Travels of Marco Polo chronicles his journey through Asia as a special envoy to. About The Travels. A sparkling new translation of the most famous travel book ever written 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 (/ ˈ m ɑːr k oʊ ˈ p oʊ l oʊ / (), Venetian: [ˈmaɾko ˈpolo], Italian: [ˈmarko ˈpɔːlo], Venice; – January 8–9, Venice, ) 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 Known for: The Travels of Marco Polo.

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. Aug 31,  · This new edition of The Travels of Marco Polo takes readers on a fascinating journey into a world once dirkbraeckmanvenice2017.com Polo almost single-handedly introduced fourteenth-century Europe to the civilizations of Central Asia and China.

Now this stunningly illustrated volume, edited by renowned historian Morris Rossabi, offers the complete text of Polo's travelogue (in the respected Yule-Cordier 4/5(1). 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 ().

Jan 04,  · 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. Dec 16,  · The Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian, concerning the kingdoms and marvels of the East, volume 1 - audiobook Rustichello da PISA ( - ) and.

May 02,  · The Travels of Marco Polo/Book 3/Chapter 2. From Wikisource Polo‎ | Book 3. Jump to navigation Jump to search ←Of the Merchant Ships of Manzi that Sail Upon the Indian Seas. The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo, translated by Henry Yule.

Marco Polo’s account was not just a simple record of the journey, but a description of the world—a mixture of a travel report, legend, hearsay, and practical information. For these reasons, Les voyages de Marco Polo is sometimes called Divisament du monde (Description of the world) or Livre des merveilles du monde (Book of the marvels of.

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, extent of territory, and amount of revenue, he [ ].

Full text of "The travels of Marco Polo the Venetian" See other formats. The account of Marco Polo's travels through Asia dictated to another while he was in prison in Venice.

There is actually very little Polo in this work. The first third is introductory material, and there are pages of gloss for every page of Polo's actual text/5.About The Travels of Marco Polo. From the dazzling courts of Kublai Khan to the perilous deserts of Persia, no book contains a richer magazine of marvels than the Travels.

This edition, selected and edited by the great scholar Manuel Komroff, also features the classic and stylistically brilliant Marsden translation, revised and corrected.The Travels of Marco Polo is the classic account of Marco Polo's journey to China from Venice, and his discoveries as an emissary to the great Kublai Khan.

Polo explores everywhere from Baghdad, Armenia and Russia to the Caspian Sea, the Gobi Desert and the small fishing villages of China, describing the geography, architecture and customs of these exotic places.