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Marco Polo Marco Polo and the Silk Road to China (Exploring the World) by Michael Burgan

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Published by Compass Point Books .
Written in English


  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Travel,
  • History - Exploration & Discovery,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Polo, Marco,,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Italy,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Travel, Medieval,
  • 1254-1323?,
  • Biography,
  • Explorers

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7993742M
ISBN 100756501806
ISBN 109780756501808

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Jan 04,  · Marco Polo, (born c. , Venice [Italy]—died January 8, , Venice), Venetian merchant and adventurer who traveled from Europe to Asia in –95, remaining in China for 17 of those years, and whose Il milione (“The Million”), known in English as the Travels of Marco Polo, is a classic of travel literature. Mar 06,  · 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 “The Travels of Marco. 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 . 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,

Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Sell Us Your Books Best Books of the Month of over 70, results for Books: "marco polo" Skip to main search results. Aug 23,  · Overview 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. I did not know the role that Marco Polo’s book played in the life of explorer Christopher Columbus. Columbus had read Polo’s Travels. In fact, writes Milton Rugoff, “he made notes on seventy pages of a Latin edition of the book, which is now in Seville, Spain. The Travels of Marco Polo stimulated Columbus’s ambitions and imagination/5. Page - Here are also red pearls, large, and of equal value with the white, with many other precious stones. Kublai, on hearing of this amazing wealth, desired to conquer the island, and sent two of his barons with a very large fleet containing warriors, both horsemen and on foot/5(10).