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The travels of Marco Polo.

Bernard Brett

The travels of Marco Polo.

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Published by Collins in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Polo, Marco, 1254-1323? -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Travelers -- China -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Travelers -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Travel, Medieval -- Juvenile literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Col. map on lining papers.

      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG370.P9 B64
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p.
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5336710M
      ISBN 100001922432
      LC Control Number72190066
      OCLC/WorldCa481720

      Another Latin version called "Z" is conserved only by one manuscript, which is to be found in Toledo, Spain. Historian Stephen G. The road goes in an almost due southerly direction. Polo's immersion into the Chinese culture resulted in him mastering four languages.

      Quant hom le volt cacer et prendre et enginner, Si vent hom al forest u The travels of Marco Polo. book riparis est; La met une Pucele hors de sein sa mamele, Et par odurement Monosceros la sent; Dunc vent a la Pucele, et si baiset la mamele, En sein devant se dort, issi vent a sa mort Li hom suivent atant ki l'ocit en dormant U trestout vif le prent, si fais puis sun talent. But there are the remains; and there is the name, borne by the existing village on part of the old site. The locus of that best of elephant stories, the elephant's revenge on the tailor, was at Achin. Junghuhn, with some enlargement of the time, is disposed to accept their story of the practice being comparatively modern. The journey took 3 years after which they arrived in Cathay as it was then called and met the grandson of Genghis KhanKublai Khan. During this meeting Marco gave to Pietro details of the astronomical observations he had made on his journey.

      In turn, Khan was able to take advantage of the knowledge of these foreigners in enormous projects such as efforts in water management and hydraulic engineering and warfare and siege engineering and other endeavors. Major Sykes ch. In after-days, when the name of Sumatra for the Great Island had established itself, the traditional term "Little Java" sought other applications. It has been supposed that these displacements are due to the intention to avoid further conflicts between the two. After being gone for 24 years, people did not recognize them and the Polos struggled to speak Italian.


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The travels of Marco Polo. by Bernard Brett Download PDF Ebook

Another Latin version called "Z" is conserved only by one manuscript, which is to be found in Toledo, Spain. When the darkness dispersed they separated, and the consternation of both parties was so great at the events of the day that both made a precipitate retreat. With horse he took refuge in Georgia, but was refused an asylum, and was eventually captured by Abaka's commander on that frontier.

This is a world of almost inconceivable possibility - and the remarkable thing about it is that so much of it turns out to have been true.

Edrisi, however I. Marco immersed himself in Chinese culture, quickly learning the language and taking note of customs.

There can be no doubt that Asidin Soldan is, as Khanikoff has said, Ghaiassuddin Balban, Sultan of Delhi from toand for years before that a man of great power in India, and especially in the Panjab, The travels of Marco Polo.

book which he had in the reign of Ruknuddin held independent The travels of Marco Polo. book. Marco Polo was a Venetian explorer known for the book The Travels of Marco Polo, which describes his voyage to and experiences in Asia.

Which I suspect was precisely Calvino's intent, or one of them. Francesco Pipino solemnly affirmed the truthfulness of the book and defined Marco as a "prudent, honoured and faithful man".

Cape Parlak of the N. He also relates that before dying, Marco Polo insisted that "he had told only a half of the things he had seen". They are, however, still to be found towards Beluchistan and Mekran, and they kneel to be loaded like camels. This is really like the call of the black partridge in India as I recollect it.

Firishta records several inroads of Mongols in the Panjab during the reign of Ghaiassuddin, in withstanding one of which that King's eldest son was slain; and there are constant indications of their presence in Sind till the end of the century. The Burmese are alleged to call the Rakhain or people of Arakan Mranma Gyi or Great Burmese, and to consider their dialect the most ancient form of the language.

The friars quickly abandoned the expedition, but the Polos continued on, possibly by camel, to the Persian port city of Hormuz. He mentions the use of burning coal. The only objection to this happy solution seems to lie in Al Biruni's remark, that the names in question were in general no longer used even in his time A.

Upon reaching China, Marco Polo entered the court of powerful Mongol ruler Kublai Khan, who dispatched him on trips to help administer the realm. Moule and Paul Pelliot published a translation under the title Description of the World that uses manuscript F as its base and attempts to combine the several versions of the text into one continuous narrative while at the same time indicating the source for each section London, Bird of Bombay, in discussing some of the Indo-Scythic coins which bear the word Korano attached to the prince's name, asserts this to stand for the name of the Karaunah, "who were a Graeco-Indo-Scythic tribe of robbers in the Punjab, who are mentioned by Marco Polo," a somewhat hasty conclusion which Pauthier adopts.

Khan wanted the pope to send the Polo brothers back to Beijing with holy water and learned priests. And so goes on to moralise the fable.

The Travels of Marco Polo/Book 3/Chapter 9

Compare what is said of the tongue of the Yak, I. He invited them to stay and for Niccolo and Maffeo to become part of his court.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.

Jan 04,  · His account of those travels, The travels of Marco Polo. book 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.

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 .Marco Polo almost single-handedly introduced fourteenth-century Europe pdf the civilizations of Central Asia and China.

This title offers Polo's travelogue (in the respected Yule-Cordier translation), enhanced with more than images - including illuminated manuscripts, paintings, photographs and maps.'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.'.Jan 06,  · The Travels of Marco Polo - Volume 2 book. Ebook 3 reviews from ebook world's largest community for readers.

The Travels of Marco Polo - Volume 2 book. He recorded his adventures in a book published as "The Travels of Marco Polo".

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