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edit Delle meravigliose cose del mondo, 1496 Translations The Travels of Marco Polo The Venetian Translated and Edited by William Marsden Re-edited by Thomas Wright Polo, Marco; Latham, Ronald. The probable view of Marco Polo's own geography (drawn. He traveled farther than any of his predecessors during his 24-year journey along the Silk Road, reaching China and Mongolia, where he became a confidant of Kublai Khan.
They met the Mongol leader, Kublai Khan, at his court in Beijing. Khan wanted the pope to send the Polo brothers back to Beijing with holy water and 100 learned priests.
From the beginning, there has been incredulity over Polo's sometimes fabulous stories, as well as a scholarly debate in recent times. 5257, isbn a b Ebrey, Patricia. Kublai Khan gives financial support to the Polo family, and accepts gifts of the Venetians. Kublai Khan, grandson of the great conqueror Genghis Khan, expressed interest in Christianity and requested that the Polo brothers return to Rome to speak to the pope on his behalf. Over the years, Marco was promoted to governor of a great Chinese city, to the tax inspector in Yaznhou, and to an official seat on the Khan's Privy Council.
Retrieved May 8, 2018 via Internet Archive. Produced by The Weinstein., the cast included Lorenzo Richelmy as Polo and Benedict Wong as Khan. "And at the narrowest point it takes a month to cross. Finally, the Polos returned to Venice in 1295. At Terbil, the travelers turned south once more and eventually reached the port city of Ormuz on the Strait of Hormuz.
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