3 edition of Voyages and travels of Marco Polo. found in the catalog.
Voyages and travels of Marco Polo.
|Other titles||Marco Polo"s travels.|
|Series||Cassell"s national library -- 30|
|Contributions||Pinkerton, John, 1758-1826.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||192 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||192|
Books of the Marvels of the World" or "Description of the World" (Divisament dou monde), also nicknamed "Il Milione" ("The Million") or "Oriente Poliano", but commonly called "The Travels of Marco Polo", is a 13th-century travelogue written down by Rustichello da Pisa from stories told by Marco Polo, describing the travels of the latter through Asia, Persia, China, and Indonesia between 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.
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. : The Travels of Marco Polo () by Marco Polo and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(K).
Here the Book Begins; and First it Speaks of the Lesser Hermenia . There are two Hermenias, the Greater and the Less. The Lesser Hermenia is governed by a certain King, who maintains a just rule in his dominions, but is himself subject to the Tartar. The country contains numerous towns and villages, and has everything in plenty; moreover, it is a great country for sport in the chase of all. First published in French, Marco's book has been warped into more than different versions, thanks to the inaccurate translations and editing done by the monks and printers who reproduced it. To top it off, some scholars believe that Rustichello embellished portions of Marco's original dictation to make it more interesting, so some people Author: Alia Hoyt.
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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().
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.
Excerpt from Voyages and Travels of Marco Polo Marco Polo, after his return from the East, married and had three daughters. Three years after the death of Dante, and three years before Sir John Mandeville set out upon his travels, Marco Polo died, at the age of seventy, in the year Author: Marco Polo, Henry Morley.
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. 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. rows The travels of Marco Polo: the complete Yule-Cordier edition: including the unabridged.
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, 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.
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.
The Travels of Marco Polo Born in Venice in Marco polo travelled with his father and uncle to Asia and chronicled his travels. He jocularly said “I did not write half of what I saw, for I. 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.
The Travels recounts Polo's journey to the eastern court of Kublai Khan, the chieftain of the Mongol empire which covered the Asian continent, but which was /5().
On his death-bed, Marco Polo simply said: "I have not told half of what I saw." This shows what he did say and what you can learn from it. Get the book on Am. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Polo, Marco.
Voyages and travels of Marco Polo. New York: Cassell, [?]. This story of the return of Marco Polo with his father and uncle comes from his very first editor, John Baptist Ramusio, who, in his Collection of Voyages and Travels says: "This story I have often heard when I was a young ster from the illustrious Messer Hasparo Malpiero, a gentle man of very great age, and a Senator of eminent virtue andFile Size: 2MB.
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. 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. 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. Book digitized by Google from the library of New York Public Library and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Skip to main content Voyages and travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo, John Pinkerton.
Publisher Cassell Collection americana Digitizing sponsor Google Book from the collections of New York Public Library Language English. 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.
The Travels | 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. Marco Polo was the most famous traveller of his time. His voyages began in with a visit to China, after which he served the Kublai Khan on numerous diplomatic missions. On his return to the West he was made a prisoner of war and met Rustichello of /5(K).The travels of Marco Polo.
[Marco Polo; R E Latham] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Marco Polo; R E Latham. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: # Voyages and travels\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.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.