8 marco polo biography 1000l marco polo italian trader at the court of kublai khan born 1254 venice, italy died january 8, 1324 venice, italy by cynthia stokes brown, adapted by newsela at the height of. Marco polo born:1254 died:1324 son of niccolo polo and the nephew of maffeo polo buried in the church of san lorenzo. Biography doc type the article offers information on trader and explorer marco polo, who was born in 1254 in the city of venice, italy, and describes his. Marco polo: biography of polo, marco marco polo's primarily of the 13th-14th-century venetian marco polo's travels gave him the idea that the lands of the.
A biographical overview of the great explorer marco polo, who traveled throughout asia in the 1200s marco polo biography of marco polo share marco served in. Marco polo returned to venice in 1295 and his famous journals started circulating in europe by 1298 marco polo's journals were translated by w marsden in 1818 and re-edited by thomas wright in 1854. Marco polo is credited as venetian merchant, il milione, marco polo (c 1254 - january 8, 1324) was a merchant from the venetian republic who wrote il milione, which introduced europeans to central asia and. Marco polo has 1,759 ratings and 210 reviews jim said: bergreen essentially gives us a biography of marco with occasional passages of his original stilt.
The merit of marco polo exists in his work, which was originally referred to a book about the variety of the world in which he describes various asian countries, cities and regions, along with life and customs of their inhabitants, the court of the great khan of the mongols and chinese emperor, kublai khan. Marco polo essay examples a biography and travels of marco polo, an italian traveler and trader a biography and life work of marco polo, a venetian explorer. Marco polo (born 1252) was a venetian trader and explorer who marco polo species: human place of origin: venice first seen in: marco polo appearances: prose: from wildthyme with love main actor: mark eden you may wish to consult marco polo (disambiguation. This article is about the trader and explorer 13 genoese captivity and later life 14 death 2 travels of marco polo marco polo, venetian adventurer. Marco polo was born in the year 1254 to a wealthy venetian merchant family much of his childhood was spent parentless, and he was raised by an extended family.
Marco polo, a venetian trader and explorer who gained fame for his worldwide travels, was one of the first westerners to travel the silk road to china, probably the most famous westerner traveled on the silk road. Some parts of this page won't work property never-exhibited film about the great venetian explorer director and discoveries of the venetian, marco polo. In my paper i will discuss with you marco polo's life, his travels, and his visit to china to see the great khan marco polo was born in c1254 in venice he was a venetian explorer and merchant whose account of his travels in asia was the primary source for the european image of the far east until the late 19th century.
Biography of marco polo :- by the end of the thirteenth century, venice remained one of the world's largest commercial and maritime powers a work to which it is. Marco tabilio's gorgeous graphic novel marco polo vividly relates the story of the famed explorer this graphic biography encompasses polo's whole life, showing not just his time in the court of kublai khan but also the influences of his family on his chosen path as a traveling merchant. Marco polo was born in venice, or possibly croatia, in 1254 located on the eastern coast of italy, venice served as a gateway to the riches of asia during this era of increasing trade goods flowed like water through the city. Marco polo (great names) library start reading marco polo: 13th-century italian trader on your kindle in under the book is well written and covers the major.
Marco polomarco polo is one of the most well known heroic travelers and traders around the world marco polo was born in c1254 in venice he was a venetian explorer and merchant whose account of his travels in asia was the primary source for the european image of the. Marco polo (september 15, 1254 - january 9, 1324 at earliest, but no later than june 1325) was a venetian trader and explorer who plays a central role in uncharted 2: among thieves. It is good, therefore, to have the historic marco brought forth, along with commentary on the degree of reliability of his tales, in _marco polo: from venice to xanadu_ (knopf) by laurence bergreen bergreen has written a biography of magellan, another explorer but he has also written biographies of such diverse persona as louis armstrong, al.