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He went with Marco Polo.

Louise Andrews Kent

He went with Marco Polo.

by Louise Andrews Kent

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Published by Harrap .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polo, Marco.

  • ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17486996M

      texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection. National Emergency Library. Top He Went With Marco Polo: A Story of Venice and Cathay by Kent, Louise Andrews, Publication date Pages: When he returned home, after 24 years, he had gathered immense wealth, jewels and treasures and also brought to Venice fascinating tales about the Chinese way of life. Authored by Rustichello da Pisa, the book ‘The Travels of Marco Polo’ is a detailed account of all his travel expeditions and experiences in China with Emperor Kublai Khan.

    He was imprisoned, and met Rustichello, who was a writer and helped him to write the book, ‘The Travels of Marco Polo’, which was originally known as ‘The Description of The World’. Marco’s thoughts on travel, culture are purely based out of his life and experiences. We have gathered few of his sayings from his book and life. Excellent rendering of the famous story in the tale of Tonio Tumba, a poor orphan lad, who is championed by young Marco Polo and becomes his companion on the long, colorful journey with his father and uncle to distant Cathay. It is adventure that never grows stale, this story of Marco Polo, and Mrs. Kent has made it more than ever vivid and enchanting. Junior Literary Guild for September.

    While Marco Polo was a good merchant, and an excellent story teller, his trips were of much less value to the world than Zheng He’s. Marco Polo was able to travel far into Southeast Asia and write of his accomplishments, but where he went and what he technologies he had were inferior to the expeditions of Zheng He.   Marco Polo was a Venetian traveler who went far to the East, following some of the many branches of the Silk Road. He left in and returned about His book about his travels was a best-seller then and is still well-known years later. William Dalrymple retraced the route in the s and wrote a book, In Xanadu, about it.


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He went with Marco Polo by Louise Andrews Kent Download PDF EPUB FB2

Inspired by a trip to Oman, where we visited at least two places where Marco Polo is said to have visited, I reread this book. One of my primary school teachers, whom I remember as an inspirational teacher, read this aloud to us and entranced us, keeping 47 students attention at /5.

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Louise 5/5(1). Marco Polo () was a Venetian merchant believed to have journeyed across Asia at the height of the Mongol Empire. He first set out at age 17 with his.

He went with Marco Polo: a story of Venice and Cathay: Author: Louise Andrews Kent: Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Nov 7, Length: pages: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan5/5(1). 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. 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. Marco Polo, Venetian merchant and adventurer who traveled from Europe to Asia in –95, remaining in China for 17 of those years. His account of those travels, known in English as the Travels of Marco Polo, is a classic.

The wealth of new geographic information recorded by Polo was widely used by European navigators. He Went With Marco Polo: A Story of Venice and Cathay by Louise Andrews Kent and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Buy He went with Marco Polo: a story of Venice and Cathay; by Louise Andrews Kent (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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An edition of He Went With Marco Polo () He went with Marco Polo a story of Venice and CathayPages: He Went With Marco Polo by Louise Andrews Kent,Houghton Mifflin edition, in EnglishPages: Marco Polo - Marco Polo - Sojourn in China: For the next 16 or 17 years the Polos lived in the emperor’s dominions, which included, among other places, Cathay (now North China) and Mangi, or “Manzi” (now South China).

They may have moved with the court from Shangdu, to the winter residence, Dadu, or “Taidu” (modern Beijing). Unfortunately, because Marco’s book Il milione is only. He went with Marco Polo.

Boston, Houghton Mifflin [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Marco Polo; Marco Polo; Marco Polo: Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Louise Andrews Kent.

Marco was put under arrest. While he was under arrest, Marco told detailed stories of his journeys to a writer named Rustichello who wrote them all down in a book called The Travels of Marco Polo. The Travels of Marco Polo became a very popular book. It was translated into multiple languages and read throughout Europe.

After the fall of Kublai. While Marco Polo’s book may be able to give us a look into what he witnessed in the many foreign places he went to. However, when he died of old age, he parted with the words, “I have not told half of what I saw.” I think this is a great quote in that it emphasizes the difference between what goes into books and what we experience in life.

In a book published in“Did Marco Polo Go to China?”, Frances Wood, the head of the Chinese section at the British Library, also argued that he. It was Marco Polo's book of his travels that introduced Europeans to China and Central Asia.

Although he was not the first European to travel to China, he was the first to write about his adventures and so it was his experiences that formed the basis of.

Paperback – pages by Louise Andrews Kent Mother of Divine Grace School – Marco Polo's own story of his journey to the court of Kublai Khan, thrillingly retold for children of nine to twelve by the author.

Here is not me. The book is titled He Went With Marco Polo – A Story of Venice and Cathay by Louise Andrews Kent. The story is told through the eyes of Tonio, a young traveling companion of Marco Polo.

“Here is not merely an account of travels and high adventure but also a story of character, of a man of honesty and courage. Seen through the eyes of Tonio. Marco Polo's father was a Venice merchant who had trading buiness in China so at the age of 17 when his father and uncle returned to China he went with them.

He stayed for 25 years before.He was famous for his adventures, and as a result he was treated with unusual courtesy for a prisoner and released within a year. Little is known of Marco Polo's life after his return to Venice. He apparently returned to private life and business until his death in After Marco Polo's 24 year long journey to China with Niccolo, and his Uncle, Marco went into the Battle of Curzola.

A war between Genoa and Venice, a battle that was fought by Galleys: big wooden ships that could be rowed with oars or powered by the wind.