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    Marco Polo

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    places in search of knowledge and wisdom. One man in particular, though, has quite an interesting story to tell. That man, is Marco Polo, a man of imagination and adventure. Marco Polo was an astounding and influential traveler, author, and servant of a powerful emperor in medieval times. Marco Polo was a Venetian merchant believed to have journeyed across Asia at the height of the Mongol Empire (MARCO POLO HISTORY.com). Marco Polo was born in Venice, Italy. Little is known about Marco’s early years (Marco Polo britannica.com). He was born into a prosperous, merchant family (MARCO POLO HISTORY.com). His father,…

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    Marco-Polo And Marco Polo

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    Marco Polo was impressed with the size, sophistication and wealth of the city. He took interest in the physical features, trading marking, and social relations that were present and thriving He was surprised that the city featured a large bathing area (public amenities) and that they included a large number of baths for people. He found interesting that the city sustained itself through the system of markets. He was also surprised by the lack of violence and the need or accrual of weapons by its…

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    Marco Polo Essay

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    Marco Polo who was a Venetian merchant traveler lived in the Venice Republic. The travels of Marco Polo was recorded by Messer Rustichello of Pisa when Marco Polo was in prison in Genoa in 1298 (Polo Travels extract 1). As the book record, when Marco Polo stayed in China, The book records the Asian wonders and curiosities and Marco Polo’s journey and experience. “It is no exaggeration to say that never before or since has one man given such an immense body of new geographical knowledge to the…

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    Marco Polo Thesis

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    Marco Polo was an explorer who sculpted the world we live in today. He traveled from his Venetian home to China along the Silk Roads. In China, he worked for one of the most powerful leaders in his time, Kublai Khan. This gave him a firsthand experience with one of Europe’s powerful leaders. His travels were later recorded into a book called the, II Milione, which gave Europeans insight of the world beyond them. His book inspired other Europeans to travel to unknown lands. Marco Polo is…

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    Marco Polo Dbq

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    Marco Polo is notorious for his voyage to China, however, there are doubts that he actually went there at all. Marco Polo was very famous for being a European to go to China, trade and work for Kublai Khan. He wrote a book, The Travels of Marco Polo, and published it in Europe. Soon, everyone had read his book and began going to China to trade and get riches. This caused the economy in Europe to skyrocket. This is what started the Renaissance, and this is also based on a lie. Marco Polo did not…

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    Marco Polo's The Travels

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    The Introduction of "The Travels" states that "to western Christendom the world [Marco Polo] revealed was almost wholly unknown." However, in the introduction he mentions the Franciscan travelers we’ve already encountered this semester. Ronald Latham, who wrote the introduction and is the translator of the book, acknowledges the two Franciscans and their journeys, but states that their finding were interesting but not very encouraging. Marco Polo was not the first to travel to Crimea (known as…

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    Marco Polo Research Paper

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    I am going to start off my source study by giving a detailed description of Marco Polo. Marco Polo was a very important and relevant person in history. He was one of the biggest traders and explorers from the Venetian Republic in the 14th century. He was on the the first people to explore the silk road into China. In my source study I am going to try and tell you what I observed he saw and took note of on his trip. In 1271 Marco and his brother took a trip from venice and headed eastward to meet…

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    Marco Polo Marco Polo was an amazing explorer. He traveled to extremely distant places. As well as traveling far, Marco was one of the first Europeans to reach china. The Mongolian and Chinese people had a great impact on Marco's life. The travel was extensively long but Marco persevered and reached china at last. Marco Polo was born in Venice Italy in 1254. The polo families were nobles. As well as being noble they were also jewel merchants. Marco's mother died when he was young…

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    Marco Polo Research Paper

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    Marco Polo was the first and most famous Europeans to travel to Asia during the Middle Ages. Marco Polo traveled farther than any of his predecessors during his 24 year journey on the silk road. Marco was one of the most well known explorers of all time. Marco was born in Venice, Italy around 1254 AC. He was born into a merchant family. Marco’s father and uncle were merchants as well, and left on a long trading expedition 1 year before Marco was born. At the age of 17 Marco went on a journey to…

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    Marco Polo Research Paper

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    2016 Research paper Marco Polo Marco Polo wasn't a spirit to be held in one place because he needed to see the world from a different perspective. This famous explorer inspired many well known explorers after his time. (His travels have come along way throughout China India and many other places after his death in January 8, 1324). Most of his followers that had read his book called The Description of The World. Many followers had believed that the book he had written was a fiction novel. (that…

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