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Marco Polo and the Wonders of the East

Hal Marcovitz

Marco Polo and the Wonders of the East

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Published by Chelsea House Publishers .
Written in English

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  • Biographies & Memoirs - Biographies

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWilliam Brooke (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11636565M
    ISBN 101402501439
    OCLC/WorldCa48527136


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Amazing discussion of Marco Polo, his life, his book, and how his book opened up the mind of Europe to China, the Far East, and to the adventure into the New World of North and South America/5(61). texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

National Emergency Library. Top American Libraries Canadian Libraries Universal Library Community Texts Project Gutenberg Biodiversity Heritage Library Children's Library. Open : Marco Polo's Wondrous Travels. The story which inspired the best book illuminators to this true masterpiece is that of the merchant Marco Polo whose father and uncle Marco Polo and the Wonders of the East book already travelled to Asia from to In they headed again for this continent taking the young Marco with them.

List of mss. of Marco Polo's book: v. 2, p. The book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian: concerning the kingdoms and marvels of the EastPages: The book describes the East in the s and is an accurate account of what Marco Polo. I enjoyed most of the book.

I recommend you read it if you like books /5. 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().

Marco Polo and the wonders of the East. [Hal Marcovitz] -- A biography of the Italian traveler who became the first European to cross Asia completely and document his experiences. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. CD Audio Books. Downloadable Audio.

eBooks. New Titles for Kids & Teens Picture Books & Beginning Readers. Children's Fiction. Catalog Marco Polo:» Book» Marco Polo: and the wonders of the East (Book. Marco Polo and the Pictorial Tradition of the Marvels of the East With Rudolf Wittkower In his Storia letteraria delle scoperte geografiche, and again in Marco Polo's Precursors, Professor Leonardo Olschki demonstrates convincingly that patterns of thought arising from the literary conception of Asia current in Europe determined the character Author: Rudolf Wittkower.

Marco Polo and the Wonders of the East book world-famous explorer Marco Polo is credited with many things, but perhaps the greatest is compiling one of the world’s first best-selling travelogues.

Published aroundthe book. BOOK OF MARCO POLO OR THE WONDERS OF THE WORLD (Fine Facsimile Edition of 15th C. Manuscript): Et Al. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device : Et Al. Christopher Columbus. The book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian, concerning the kingdoms and marvels of the East; by Polo, Marco, ?; Cordier, Henri, ; Yule, Amy Frances.

The “Book of Wonders” originates from 15th century France and tells the story of the pioneer and commercial traveler Marco Polo.

The most gifted book painters of the time depicted the adventures his journey in the most far-flung regions of the world in a captivating variety of colors and gold : Faksimile Verlag.

The television film, Marco Polo (), starring Brian Dennehy as Kublai Khan, and Ian Somerhalder as Marco, portrays Marco Polo being left alone in China while his uncle and father return to Venice, to be reunited with him many years :Venice, Republic of Venice. His travels are recorded in The Travels of Marco Polo (also known as Book of the Marvels of the World and Il Milione, c.

), a book that described to Europeans the then mysterious culture and inner workings of the Eastern world, including the wealth and great size of the Mongol Empire and China in the Yuan Dynasty, giving their first comprehensive look into China, India, Japan and other Asian cities.

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.

Ina young Italian merchant named Marco Polo embarked on a groundbreaking expedition from Venice, through the Middle East and Central Asia to China. His extraordinary reports of his experiences introduced medieval Europe to an exotic new world of emperors and concubines, amazing cities, huge armies.

Marco Polo book. Read 52 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. I have read everything written on Marco Polo, and John Man's book is, b /5(52).

His famous book, The Travels of Marco Polo, indicates that he was a man of extraordinary bravery, brilliance, and strength.

With his uncle and father, he traveled across Turkey, Armenia, the Middle East, the rugged Many people say Marco Polo was the greatest explorer that ever lived, travel miles by land and sea from Venice, Italy, to 4/5.

Wonders and Whoppers Following in Marco Polo’s footsteps through Asia leads our intrepid author to some surprising conclusions Polo's book has ornamented libraries the world over for.

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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 Far East during the latter part of the 13th century.

It is possibly one of five manuscripts relating to Marco Polo’s journey that belonged to King Charles V of. Electronic books Biographies Juvenile works Juvenile literature Biography Juvenile literature: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Marcovitz, Hal.

Marco Polo and the Wonders of the East. Chelsea House [Imprint] Jan. New York: Facts On File, Incorporated (DLC) Named Person: Marco Polo; Marco Polo; Marco Polo: Material Type. Complete by Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa, translated by Henry YuleThe Travels of Marco Polo is the usual English title of Marco Polo's travel book, nicknamed Il Milione or Le Livre des Merveilles (The Book of Wonders).

This description of his travels and stays in the Orient, including Asia, Persia, China, and Indonesia, between and is also known as.

After being imprisoned during the Venetian-Genoese War, Marco Polo told his stories to his cellmate, who later documented Polo's accounts of his travels into a book, later entitled "The Travels of Marco Polo". This book was just as influential in invoking people's curiosity of the East than Marco Polo's return with "treasures".

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Marco Polo and the Wonders of the East - Marco Polo and the Wonders of the East audiobook, by Hal Marcovitz This is the story of the Italian tourist who became the first European to completely cross Asia and document his experieces in a book, The Travels of Marco Polo.

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. Title: Mirabilia Descripta: The Wonders of the East, Issue 31 Half-title: Works issued by the Hakluyt society.

XXXI Mirabilia Descripta: The Wonders of the East, Jordanus (Catalani, Bishop of Columbum) Issue 31 of Works issued by the Hakluyt Society. 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. 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 Size: 2MB. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. eBook - FREE. Get this book in print.

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Marco Polo - The Book of Wonders Date: Language: French. Page Number: Description: The illuminated manuscript on Marco Polo's fascinating and adventurous travels ranks among the most famous manuscripts of the Middle Ages and is considered a highlight of French book earlier facsimiles that only included pages of this beautiful manuscript our.

Nicolo and Maffeo Polo set forth on their first trip to the East inwith a cargo of merchandise for Constantinople. From there, they venture on into the lands of the Tartar princes. Marco Polo () was a Venetian merchant believed to have journeyed across Asia at the height of the Mongol Empire.

He first set out at .One of the main debates in current Marco Polo studies concerns the original function of theDevisement dou recently, the problem has been examined in detail by John Larner (68–87), who evaluates different theories that by turn interpret the work as a travel itinerary, a merchant’s handbook, a book of marvels, a chivalric tale, or a call to crusade.Start studying ww6-lessonsentences.

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