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    Kublai Khan, nicknamed the Wise Khan, was also a powerful military leader, but contributed to problems between the Mongol people. 1267 Kublai renewed his ambitions to conquer the Song. In order to do this, his army would have to go through difficult terrain and develop new siege tactics in order to combat Chinese fortifications. For example, he expanded the navy and built many catapults. By 1279, Kublai Khan had conquered the Song and became the first Mongol to rule the whole of China. He was known as the emperor of the Yuan Dynasty. The Yuan Dynasty only lasted until 1368, and was the predecessor for the Qing Dynasty (Biography.com Editors, 2015). Kublai Khan’s actions resulted in the eventual destruction of the Mongol empire. In order to…

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    on history of the greatest rulers in history, it is difficult not to mention the names of Genghis Khan and Kublai Khan. Genghis Khan, of course, is known for the creation of the Mongol Empire, the largest in the world, through the destruction of tribes in Northeastern Asia. While Kublai Khan, who was Genghis Khan’s grandson, was an emperor of the Mongol Empire and found of the Yuan Dynasty in China. In the 13th century, it is an incredible feat that these figures led invaders into the governing…

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    In the book “Invisible cities”, Italo Calvino described 55 different cities from Marco polo’s memory. Towards the end of the story, the fifty-five cities made me more and more troubled, as if they were just a city of different character. Marco polo visited Kublai Khan when he was 21 years old at 1,275 A.D. In 1279 the Yuan Dynasty unified the whole China to establish the seventh Chinese Dynasty. Western countries have send numerous messengers to meet with Kublai Khan, but Khan only put Marco…

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    remember each one. But if one were able to step away to a fair distance to see all the dots and have read every bit, then one would see and understand the full meaning of each piece separately, and as a whole. In the discussion between Polo and the Khan it is possible for the reader to glean a few significant thoughts. Still the cities add a richness and depth to the dialogue, filling up the mental image with specific images that fill the background, putting the points that could be initially…

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    Marco Polo Book Report

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    He departed when he was 17 years old in the year 1271 with his father and uncle. He started his journey going east from Venice. Marco Polo had to cross over the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea. Once he persevered through them, he had to pass through the Euphrates and Tigris rivers. He finally made it to Baghdad. From there, he went to the mouth of the Persian Gulf, and he crossed the Iran Plateau and Pamirs. He made it to Xinjiang after 3 years. In 1275, the ruler of China today, Kublai…

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    According to an account of the explorer Marco Polo there various traits of Mongolia and China that were similar to those of the civilizations of Europe. When Marco Polo travel across the Silk Roads to Mongolia and China, which was under the ruling of Kublai Khan, he stayed in the city of Kinsay. In Kinsay, Marco Polo observed that in the city there were twelve guilds which specialized in different crafts and that each of those guilds had twelve thousand households in their employment as workmen.…

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    Marco Polo`s history and his Influence in the age of exploration? Marco Polo was one of the first and most famous Europeans to travel to Asia during the Middle Ages. Marco polo traveled farther than anyone during his 24-year journey along the Silk Road, reaching China and Mongolia where he became a friend of Kublai Khan. 4 Marco Polo is a well known explorer from venice in Italy. He was Born around 1254 in Venice and he Died January 8 1324 Venice. Marco's uncle and father were…

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    Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta are two very famous explores who are known for traveling great distances during a time when such a thing was unheard of, and who kept detailed logs of their journeys. Ibn Battuta’s journey was based off of his religion, and his desire to visit all of the major religious sites and meet important religious leaders. He traveled a total of 75,000 miles over the course of 29 years. Marco Polo was an Italian traveler who claims to have met and become close to Kublai Khan,…

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    Marco Polo Research Paper

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    (He had served 17 years in The great Khan's court before he had had the thought leaving). Khan wasn't to happy of Marco Polo's leave because the truth is he had been quite dependent on him and his help had brought Khan a long way. (Khan had decided he would be able to leave if he had delivered the Mongol princess to Persia where the princess was set to marry the Persian prince). Two years after his return to Venice (he had led a ship into battle against the rival city of Venice which would be…

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    The Khans were some of the most successful conquerers of all time. Kublai, grandson of the great Genghis Khan who was the first to unite the mongol empire and expand their territory, was especially note worthy in the fact of his influential ruling on the Yuan empire. Unlike Genghis Khan who was know for taking over “nearly 12 million square miles of territory” Kublai was know more for his civilian achievements. The dynamics of his relationship with his subjects were very different than any other…

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