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Explorers and discoverers: Marco Polo, and people Marco Polo met.

Educational Research Council of America. Social Science Staff.

Explorers and discoverers: Marco Polo, and people Marco Polo met.

by Educational Research Council of America. Social Science Staff.

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Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Italy
    • Subjects:
    • Polo, Marco, 1254-1323? -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Polo, Marco, 1254-1323?,
    • Travelers -- China -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Travelers -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Mongols.

    • About the Edition

      Relates briefly the high points of Marco Polo"s twenty-one year journey through the Orient. In a separate section describes the Mongols and their way of life.

      Edition Notes

      Other titlesMarco Polo, and people Marco Polo met.
      SeriesConcepts and inquiry: the ERC social science program, Concepts and understanding.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsG370.P9 E3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination48 p.
      Number of Pages48
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5696770M
      LC Control Number70097100

      Marco Polo, a thirteenth-century merchant, was one of history's great told his travel stories to Rustichello da Pisa, who wrote of Book of the Marvels of the World, also known as. The book was succesful, though many readers questioned Polo’s reliability, some called it "Il Milione," or "The Million Lies." Some people question if Marco Polo really did go to China. Marco Polo stood by his book, and went on to start a business, get married, and be the father of three daughters.

      Marco Polo became sick while in Badakhshan and was forced to stay there for over a year. Moving through the Gobi desert also cost the part supplies that would be needed later in the journey. Early Life-Marco Polo was born in Venice, Italy on Septem Marco Polo was a rich man. -Marco's mother died when he was young. --He was raised by his aunt and uncle.

      Start studying Marco Polo Study Guide. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Where did Marco Polo meet the person who wrote his book? Marco Polo met Rustichello in a Genoa prison. One theme of The Travels of Marco Polo is Orientalism. This is a literary discourse often employed by scholars and explorers to the so-called "Orient," particularly the Middle East and South Asia.


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Explorers and discoverers: Marco Polo, and people Marco Polo met by Educational Research Council of America. Social Science Staff. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Marco Polo and People Marco Polo Met (Explorers and Discoverers) (Learner-Verified Edition II) Paperback – Manufacturer: Allyn and Bacon, Inc. Explorers and discoverers: Marco Polo, and people Marco Polo met.

by Educational Research Council of America. Published by Allyn and Bacon in Boston. Written in EnglishPages:   Many people say Marco Polo was the greatest explorer that ever lived, travel miles by land and sea from Venice, Italy, to modern-day Beijing, China.

His famous book, The Travels of Marco Polo, indicates that he was a man of extraordinary bravery, brilliance, and strength/5(61). 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. 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.

Why do you think Marco Polo went on such a long journey. Read the passage to check your ideas. Route map of Marco Polo’s journey 1 The capital of a country is the city where its government meets.

MARco Polo in chinA In Marco Polo’s journal, he writes of the great cities of China, filled with grand buildings and palaces, like nothing heFile Size: KB. Marco Polo's Account of Dinosaurs. Marco Polo was a trader and explorer who spent over 20 years traveling through out Asia, Persia, China, and Indonesia.

It was his journey which ultimately inspired other men like Christopher Columbus to explore the world. His travels took place from around The Travels of Marco Polo The famous explorer Marco Polo was born in the year to a family of merchants.

Even then, the city where he was born--Venice--was a center for commerce and trading in the Mediterranean region. Because Marco's family was wealthy, he received a good education, learning. Marco Polo was nicknamed "Marco of the millions" because his Venetian countrymen took the grandiose stories of his travels to be exaggerated, if not outright lies.

As he lay dying, his priest, family, and friends offered him a last chance to confess his mendacity, and Marco, it is said, replied "I have not told the half of what I saw and did."/5.

When Polo returned from China after his years there he wrote a book and brought back things that Europeans wanted. The book spurred the need to explore and to try to get to Asia.

When sailing. Marco Polo was the legendary Italian merchant, explorer and traveler, who travelled to China and worked under emperor, Kublai Khan. Read this biography to learn more about his profile, childhood, life and timeline.

One among the first Europeans to set foot on China, Marco Polo was the 13th century explorer, who as a teenager travelled along.

Get this from a library. Explorers and discoverers: Marco Polo, and people Marco Polo met. [Educational Research Council of America. Social Science Staff.] -- Relates briefly the high points of Marco Polo's twenty-one year journey through the Orient.

In a separate section describes the Mongols and their way of life. At the age of 46 Marco Polo got married and began having children. He had three daughters.

Marco becomes famous When a book of his stories reached people around Europe, the fame of Marco Polo's travels spread quickly. People were fascinated with the world of the Chinese.

Marco Polo dies Marco Polo died in Venice at the age of The account of Marco Polo's extensive journey through Asia was written by Rustichello of Pisa, who was a romance writer that Marco Polo met in jail.

This book, "The Travels of Marco Polo," made Marco Polo. Marco Polo (/ ˈ m ɑːr k oʊ ˈ p oʊ l oʊ / (), Venetian: [ˈmaɾko ˈpolo], Italian: [ˈmarko ˈpɔːlo], – January 8–9, ) was an Italian merchant, explorer, and writer who travelled through Asia along the Silk Road between and 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 Known for: The Travels of Marco Polo. The Adventures of Marco Polo Marco Polo is one of the greatest explorers of all time. Some people think that when he had told the world marvelous adventures, he was only reposing. People even ask themselves sometimes; was he the worlds greatest explorer or was he the worlds biggest liar?/5.

Marco Polo famously replied, “I have not told half of what I saw.” when he was on his deathbed (in ), when some visitors were trying to convince him to tell them the truth about his book. Throughout the years, historians and researchers have been able to verify quite a bit of what was recorded in Marco Polo's book.

Marco Polo Day-It will be celebrated om September Italy:have a grand feast with friends and family and play Marco Polo in the pool-Grand feast in Italy has only Chinese food-Vice-versa for China/Mongolia-Other countries have both cuisines for their grand feast-Other countries play Marco Polo, kids play a board game called around the world-In China/Mongolia and Italy will have a Marco Polo.

Marco Polo was born around into a prosperous merchant family in the Italian city-state of Venice. His father, Niccolò, and his uncle Maffeo had left.

Whenever Venetian ships and those of the Genoese met on the Mediterranean Sea, the sailors found some way of starting a quarrel. The quarrel quickly led to a sea fight, and it was in one of these combats that Marco Polo engaged.

The Venetians were defeated, and Marco Polo. Marco Pollo was famous for his journey to China - and for his tall tales The documents, reportedly written by Polo's daughter Bellala recount how the Venetian explorer met a Syrian trader .Biography: Marco Polo was a merchant and explorer who traveled throughout the Far East and China for much of his life.

His stories were the basis for what much of Europe knew about Ancient China for many years. He lived from to Where did he grow up?

Marco. Marco Polo also revealed the wonders of Xanadu, the summer capital of Mongol emperor Kublai Khan. Almost years later, acclaimed author John Man traveled in Marco Polo's footsteps to Xanadu then on to Beijing and through modern China .