Marco Polo

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  • Marco Polo Thesis

    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 important due to his travels from his home to China along the Silk Roads, working for China’s leader, and recording everything he saw into one of the most controversial books of its time. Marco Polo was born to a wealthy Ventian family in 1254 (Burgan 7 & Gefen…

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  • Marco Polo

    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…

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  • Marco Polo Dbq

    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 Book Report

    Marco Polo Marco Polo was a journalist and an explorer. Throughout his life, he went on many journeys. A very important journey that he went on was to China. Marco Polo also had a book written about him. This book was written when he met a prisoner named Rustichello who was also a writer while they were prisoners of war. The book spread through different countries quickly and made Marco Polo famous. More people could now read about his many journeys and experiences. If that book had not…

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  • Research Paper On Marco Polo

    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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  • How Did Marco Polo Influence The World

    There were numerous renowned individuals who were known for their incredible enterprises and their awesome finds of different nations. Marco Polo was one of those men who have braved dangerous oceans and steaming deserts. He voyaged all over India and China. He about looked all of the lands around Europe. His father had a great influence in his future when he was a child on the grounds that his dad was a merchant and his father traveling all over the world influence Marco Polo to wind up the…

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  • Fedora Compare And Contrast Marco Polo And Calvino

    book 's accuracy against time and progress. When Marco Polo/Calvino begins to name real cities that are famously known around the world presently, he does not go into exquisite detail of the buildings or behavior of people. A brief description of the characteristics of streets in New York City is given, and slight mention of the skyscrapers as "towers of glass…

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  • Compare And Contrast Marco Polo And Ibn Battuta

    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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  • How Did Marco Polo Influence Columbus

    Marco Polo as history goes does not stand out with some of the more historical figures of his time. This has become even more popular in the loosely based TV show that has been released about his life. However, without the writings that Marco Polo left us are the very reason we had people like Christopher Columbus. Marco Polo writings inspired Columbus to make the voyage and open up the world to new things, and create an entire generation of people to want to discover new things and see the…

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  • How Did The Silk Road Affect Europe

    Taking to the sea’s the explorers traveled along the southern coasts of Asia where they anchored at Samarkand; a major trading outpost along the Silk Road that Marco described as “a noble and great city, where there are many gardens with fruits in abundance. Muslims and Christians live side-by-side and they are religiously tolerant to each other.” Making note of the spread of Christianity one can see how it took hold in one of Asia’s most prominent market cities. Passing through Samarkand the…

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