7 edition of The travels of Marco Polo. found in the catalog.
The travels of Marco Polo.
|Statement||Introd. by Thomas Yoseloff.|
|LC Classifications||G370 .P72 1956|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||359|
|LC Control Number||57022417|
About The Travels of Marco Polo. See all books by Marco Polo. Also by Marco Polo. See all books by Marco Polo. About Marco Polo. Marco Polo travelled to China in and spent the next twenty years in the service of Kublai Khan. He wrote his famous Travels . May 03, · (F. Buchanan, II. ) "The low-caste Hindus, called Gavi by Marco Polo, were probably the caste now called Paraiyar (by the English, Pariahs). The people of this caste do not venture to kill the cow, but when they find the carcase of a cow which has died from disease, or .
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, . 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.
'The Travels of Marco Polo, from valuable early manuscripts recently published by the French Society of Geography and in Italy by Count Baldelli Bone. With copious notes, illustrating the route and observations of the author, and comparing them with those of more recent travellers.'. Introduction Marco Polo was a merchant in Venice before he became the famous explorer we know today. At 17, he left Venice with his father and uncle. They traveled the Silk Road to China where he met the great ruler Kublai Khan. Marco traveled much of China and the east, and his stories were written into a popular book.
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Jun 20, · Marco Polo travelled to China in and spent the next twenty years in the service of Kublai Khan. He wrote his famous Travels after returning home, whilst a prisoner in Genoa. He wrote his famous Travels after returning home, whilst a prisoner in Genoa.4/4().
Mar 15, · Marco Polo was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in with a visit to China The Travels of Marco Polo: Marco Polo: frithwilliams.com: Books/5(2). 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.4/4().
Jan 31, · What a treat to read Marco Polo's description of his travels in his own words instead of someone else's interpretation of his words. The book is beautifully done with a combination of illuminations from Polo's original book and modern photos and asides by the current day editors.
I treasure my copy/5(44). Oct 27, · Little more than two hundred years later they had established a trade route around Africa to reach the Far East, and attempts to do the same thing by sailing westward had revealed the existence of two hitherto entirely unknown American continents.
The Travels of Marco Polo is one of a handful of books /5(32). The Travels. 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.
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 abundance, that a hundred ships might be at once loaded with it/5(10).
Jan 01, · 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. May 02, · The Travels of Marco Polo/Book 3/Chapter 9. From Wikisource Travels of Marco Polo | Book 3.
Jump to navigation Jump to search ←Of the Island called Pentam, and the City Malaiur. The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo, translated by Henry Yule.
Dec 03, · Marco Polo ( to January 8, ) 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 Europe to Asia from. Apr 17, · The Nevergun Pass accords with Marco Polo's description of it; it is very difficult, on account of the many great blocks of sandstone scattered upon it.
Its proximity to the Bashakird mountains and Mekran easily accounts for the prevalence of robbers, who infested the place in Marco Polo's time.
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.
The accounts of his travels provide a. Nov 22, · The circumstance that it was known to the invaders (as appeals from Polo's statement) by the name of the province is an indication of the fact that it was the capital of Carajan before the conquest. ["That Yachi and Carajan represent Yuennan-fu and Tali, is proved by topographical and other evidence of an overwhelming nature.
In the prologue to his book of travels Marco Polo tells about the arrival of his father and uncle at the court of the Great Khan, who was highly pleased with. “The Travels of Marco Polo” Universal Library, I read this book many years ago, so my review will be sketchy.
Marco Polo left for the far East, traveled around and came back. This memoir is a bit daunting because the names are unfamiliar and there are /5.
Jul 23, · by Marco Polo, translated by Henry Yule How the Two Brothers Polo Set Forth from Constantinople to Traverse the World → Henri Cordier revised and. 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.
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. Jan 04, · 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.
Marco Polo, Venetian merchant and adventurer who traveled from Europe to Asia in –95, remaining in China for 17 of those years.
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 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.Aug 31, · This new edition of The Travels of Marco Polo takes readers on a fascinating journey into a world once frithwilliams.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).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 the narrator of the book, Rustichello of Pisa, and Rustichello relates the tales of the explorer’s travels.