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2 edition of Marco Polo for Kids found in the catalog.

Marco Polo for Kids

Janis Herbert

Marco Polo for Kids

His Marvelous Journey to China, 21 Activities

by Janis Herbert

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Activity Books - General,
  • History - Medieval,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - History - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9584751M
    ISBN 100613968352
    ISBN 109780613968355

    Marco Polo was accompanied on his trips by his father and uncle both of whom had been to China previouslythough neither of them published any known works about their journeys. He also refers to Japan by its Chinese name Zipang or Cipangu. Many copies of the book were created and it was translated into several languages. The wealth of new geographic information recorded by Polo was widely used in the late 15th and the 16th centuries, during the age of the great European voyages of discovery and conquest. His family were well-known merchants, not explorers.

    He escorted a Mongol princess, with his father and uncle, by sea to Hormuz, and by land to Khorasan, during his return voyage to Venice. E-UE Each two-page spread describes yet another stop on the Silk Road, giving a good overall picture of how it connected the cultures of the Far Marco Polo for Kids book with those of Byzantium in the West. Historical impact Although the Polos were by no means the first Europeans to reach China overland see for example Giovanni da Pian del Carpinithanks to Marco's book their trip was the first to be widely known, and the best-documented until then. When he returned from his adventures, he brought back stories that helped introduce Europeans to Asia, and contributed to demystifying the largely unknown continent. The two-year voyage was a perilous one—of the six hundred people not including the crew in the convoy only eighteen had survived including all three Polos. Marco Polo contracted an illness and was forced to take refuge in the mountains of northern Afghanistan for an extended period of time.

    The journey was dangerous and only of the original travelers survived. And while he may not have brought ice cream to Europe either, as some sources suggest, he does describe an early power shake. Marco Polo by Gian Paolo Ceserani, illus. When he was in prison, he became friendly with a fellow prisoner, Rusticello, who was a writer of romances and novels.


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Marco Polo for Kids by Janis Herbert Download PDF Ebook

While Marco Polo and his ghostwriter Rustichello of Pisa were undoubtedly great storytellers, historians to this day continue to debate exactly how true some of their stories were. He didn't stop them from leaving but asked them to escort a princess to Persia, where she was to marry a Persian Prince.

The two-year voyage was a perilous one—of the six hundred people not including the crew in the convoy only eighteen had survived including all three Polos.

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Polo returned to Venice with treasures like ivory, jadejewels, porcelain and silk. The party sailed to the port of Singapore[73] travelled north to Sumatra[74] and sailed west to the Point Pedro port of Jaffna under Savakanmaindan and to Pandyan of Tamilakkam.

Marco Polo: Facts, Biography & Travels

This version contains about small curious additional informations about religion and ethnography in the Far East. They sailed to Acreand then rode on camels to the Persian port of Hormuz.

Marco Polo

Francesco Pipino Marco Polo for Kids book affirmed the truthfulness of the book and defined Marco as a "prudent, honoured and faithful man". He told the writer about all his adventures, which became a book called The Travels of Marco Marco Polo for Kids book. Questa gente sono tutti neri, maschi e femmine, e vanno tutti ignudi, se non se tanto ch'egliono ricuoprono loro natura con un panno molto bianco.

The promised prince, too, was dead, so the Polos had to linger in Persia until a suitable match for the princess could be found. This Latin version is conserved by 70 manuscripts [40].

Marco Polo for Kids book is considered dubious as there is some factual evidence supporting these claims, and some evidence contrary to it, with no complete records that would help ascertain the truth. Marco Polo reports that he was moved to Hangzhou the following year, in Khan wanted the pope to send the Polo brothers back to Beijing with holy water and learned priests.

Role of Rustichello The British scholar Ronald Latham has pointed out that The Book of Marvels was in fact a collaboration written in — between Polo and a professional writer of romances, Rustichello of Pisa. E-UE This story acquaints the reader with the Mongolian culture and the lavish court of a khan.

Polo's mother died when he was young, and he was raised by his aunt and uncle. Costoro non hanno per peccato veruna lussuria" [46] Since its publication, many have viewed the book with skepticism. Those skeptics point out that, among other omissions, his account fails to mention Chinese writingchopsticksteafoot bindingor the Great Wall.

This made Marco's book even more popular. Here are 15 things you might not know about Marco Polo. Il Milione On their return from China inthe family settled in Venice where they became a sensation and attracted crowds of listeners, who had difficulties in believing their reports of distant China.

Colored line drawings illustrate, and a simple map is inside both covers. Some scholars think that Polo was born on the island of Korcula on the Adriatic coast, in what is today Croatia, according to a article in the Telegraph.A Kids Middle Ages Book List on the 's includes titles on Ghengis Khan, the Mongols, the Great Wall, Marco Polo, William Wallace, and more.

Dec 03,  · The Marco Polo app is a video instant messaging app that encourages users to find their friends who already use the app by requesting access to the user's phone contacts. Learn what you can do to keep your student safe on this app. May 31,  · Marco Polo (c–January 8, ) was a Venetian merchant and explorer who followed in the footsteps of his father and uncle.

His writings about China and the Mongol Empire in "The Travels of Marco Polo" had a significant impact on European beliefs about and behavior toward the East and inspired the travels of Christopher Columbus.Marco Polo pdf in September 15, and died in January 8, was an Pdf trader and galisend.com was one of the first Europeans to explore East galisend.com other explorers, including Christopher Columbus, looked up to galisend.com could speak four languages.

Marco Polo was known for the book Travels of Marco Polo where he talked about Asia.Inspire a lifelong love for learning with educational games and videos covering science, math, literacy, art and more!Oct ebook,  · Marco Polo stated: "I believe it was God's will that we should come back, so that men might know the things that are in the world, since, as we have said in the first chapter of this book, no.