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Tracing Marco Polo"s China route

Miao Wang

Tracing Marco Polo"s China route

by Miao Wang

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Published by China International Press in Beijing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polo, Marco, -- 1254-1323? -- Travel -- China,
  • Wang, Miao, -- 1951- -- Travel -- China,
  • Shi, Baoxiu, -- 1950- -- Travel -- China,
  • China -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWang Miao & Shi Baoxiu ; photographer, Wang Miao
    ContributionsShi, Baoxiu, 1950-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination204 p. :
    Number of Pages204
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19690445M
    ISBN 107508506022
    ISBN 109787508506029

    Talk to us - Marco Polo's Silk Road. Need more information? Email a trip designer at [email protected] Tell us what you’re dreaming of, thinking of, or just have questions about. Within a business day, you’ll have your very own trip designer on the case. Give us a call or schedule the best time for you by emailing us your preferred call. The Polos give the Pope’s gifts to Kublai Khan. The Polos spend the next seventeen years in China. Kublai Khan takes a liking to young Marco Polo, and dispatches him on diplomatic missions throughout the empire. Marco later claims that Kublai Khan made him the governor of the city of Yangzhou for three years.

    Can one book really change the world? A handwritten manuscript by Marco Polo in did. Polo, son of a wealthy Italian merchant, wrote about his incredible experiences traveling to China with his father and uncle on a trade expedition, and also about his adventures as an . The plan of the City of Suchau, China, is from the book by the Venetian traveler Marco Polo, Book II, Chapter LXXV, as translated by Henry Yule. The map, according to the notes written on it, has been reduced to one-tenth scale and is from a rubbing of a plan incised on marble in A.D. and preserved in the Great Temple of Confucius at Suchau.

      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 joined the war but was captured in and put in prison. He spent his time telling his cellmate all about his travels. This friend wrote them down, along with some of his own stories. The resulting book, The Travels of Marco Polo, soon spread across the continent. Marco was released in and became a successful merchant in Venice.


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Italian traveler Marco Polo is a symbol of cultural exchange between East and West. He arrived in Shangdu of the Yuan Dynasty in COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

For the next 17 years, Marco was sent on missions to many parts of Kublai's sprawling empire. The Polos finally returned to Venice via the sea route. Marco later wrote a book about his experiences, which inspired new generations of explorers to travel to the exotic lands of the East.

Guiding Questions. A well-known traveler and explorer, Marco Polo headed for China along the Silk Road in the Yuan Dynasty (–). The Travels of Marco Polo, dictated by him, described Chinese politics, economy, and culture in detail, which greatly aroused the desire of westerner to go to China and had a great effect on the European navigation.

- Buy Tracing Marco Polo's Journey: The Silk Route book online at best prices in India on Read Tracing Marco Polo's Journey: The Silk Route book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders.5/5(1). Book of the Marvels of the World (Italian: Il Milione, lit."The Million", deriving from Polo's nickname "Emilione"), in English commonly called The Travels of Marco Polo, is a 13th-century travelogue written down by Rustichello da Pisa from stories told by Italian explorer Marco Polo, describing Polo's travels through Asia between andand his experiences at the court of Kublai y: Republic of Venice.

Marco Polo - Marco Polo - Sojourn in China: For the next 16 or 17 years the Polos lived in the emperor’s dominions, which included, among other places, Cathay (now North China) and Mangi, or “Manzi” (now South China).

They may have moved with the court from Shangdu, to the winter residence, Dadu, or “Taidu” (modern Beijing). Unfortunately, because Marco’s book Il milione is only. But there was another way, suggested by a world map that showed China, and many of the rich cities named by Marco.

Now Marco’s book, once only in. Newbery Honorwinning author Alan Armstrongs latest book. Eleven-year-old Mark's anthropologist father has disappeared in the Gobi desert while tracing Marco Polos ancient route from Venice to China. His mother decides they must go to Venice to petition the agency /5.

This was when his dream project—to explore the Tibetan plateau and the mysterious land of Central Asia beyond—was born. Tracing Marco Polo’s Journey: The Silk Route takes the reader on a fascinating adventure, following Major Ahluwalia and his team members through the exciting expedition of Marco Polo was not the first European to travel to China, but he was the first one who left behind a detailed narrative of his trip.

The Travels of Marco Polo There is a lot about Marco Polo's. Marco Polo () was a Venetian merchant believed to have journeyed across Asia at the height of the Mongol Empire. He first set out at age 17 with his. Marco Polo’s journey with his father and uncle in China, to find Kublai Khan in the Mongolian empire.

They followed the Silk Road passed through modern Akka (Israel) to the Persian Gulf, then to the north through Iran to Amu Darya, and on to Oksus (Aral sea) through the Pamir mountains to modern Sinkian (an Uigur area) and then finally through the Gobi Desert to Shangtu. Denis Belliveau and Francis O’Donnell took a wild idea – retrace Marco Polo’s entmile, land-and-sea route from Venice to China and back – and spent two incredible years of.

The Silk Road refers to a combination of routes that link China to Central Asia. Polo spent four years marching along the silk road to the capital of Beijing. 3 and half years after leaving Venice, the trio finally arrived to the original capital of Kublai Khan at Shangdou — his summer residence.

His winter residence was Beijing. Marco has written a book The Travels of Marco Polo detailing. Marco so impressed the reigning emperor of China, Kublai Khan, that he was appointed to the imperial court. For the next 17 years, Marco was sent on missions to many parts of Kublai's sprawling empire.

The Polos finally returned to Venice via the sea route. Marco Polo's route through and around Asia. China Silk Road Map. Map of China which identifies provinces, cities, mountains, capitals and rivers.

Retracing Marco Polo's journey through the heartland of China - from mighty Beijing to the City of Heaven. Special series 12 Sep GMT History, China, Poverty & Development, AsiaAuthor: Special Series.

Marco’s journeys in China, part 1 – the route into China Some of the most severe criticisms of Marco have arisen from the difficulties commentators have found in identifying the many places that he mentions and in tracing his routes around : Stephen G.

Haw. 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.

This is a book that investigates the book by marco polo who journeyed to china with his brother and uncle in the 13th century to seek new trade routes to venice. Polo's book was confusing and filled with exaggerations and this book delves into the history of this time and proof that polo really did the events he states in his book/5(52).THE Polos’ stories of a journey to distant Cathay, now China, seemed incredible to their contemporaries.

Marco’s memoirs —originally entitled Description of the World and later, Travels of Marco Polo — told of unknown civilizations of huge wealth, abounding in goods avidly sought by Western merchants.