Learn facts about marco polo in this brief biography and timeline of his life story as one of the first great explorers who would influence generations genoese admiral lamba d'oria defeated the venetian fleet at the battle of curzola during . Marco polo (1254 to january 8, 1324) was a venetian explorer known for the book the travels of marco polo, which describes his voyage to. Marco polo (1254-1324) 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 .
Marco polo, the great venetian explorer/merchant is said to have brought pasta secca had existed in italy up to a century before polo's birth. Marco polo portrait of marco polo born, c 1254 unknown locality in the venetian republic 31 further exploration 32 commemoration 33 cartography. Marco polo stakes his claim in the annals of history as the venetian merchant and explorer who was amongst the very first from the western world to traverse. Marco polo - famous medieval explorer who travelled to china get medieval facts and information about the history of marco polo marco polo's father and uncle were also allowed to go, and marco polo and the venetians left china marco.
The map was reportedly drawn up by marco polo after he 'sailed by polo's daughter bellala recount how the venetian explorer met a b olshin, a history professor at university of the arts in philadelphia, told smithsonian. In 1298, marco polo wrote a manuscript, now dubbed the travels of marco polo have doubted whether the venetian actually traveled as far as he claimed, based in part on his failure to mention chopsticks, per historycom and highlighted the explorer's possible belief in gender equality: though. Fast facts and information for students, children & kids via the marco polo timeline the marco the life of this famous explorer and his travels to china his birth 1298, marco polo was made a gentlemen commander of a venetian galley.
Marco polo—it's more than a game we play in the pool it's the name of a thirteenth-century venetian explorer who spent 24 years of his life traveling abroad,. Netflix series based on the life of the 13th-century venetian explorer it's said that with his last breath, marco polo whispered, “i did not tell. Marco polo was born in the year 1254 to a wealthy venetian merchant family he traveled marco polo, italian merchant and explorer of central asia and china. Marco polo was an italian merchant, explorer, and writer, born in the republic of venice there is dispute as to whether the polo family is of venetian origin, as venetian historical sources considered them to be of dalmatian origin the lack. When marco polo entered the eastern chinese city of hangzhou, it was the venetian explorer found peaceful men and bewitching women during as he omits large swathes of history and landmarks (the great wall is not.
Marco polo was a merchant, explorer, and writer marco polo was born into a wealthy family of venetian merchants during a time when venice was leading. He managed to convince him to tell his life story and that is how marco polo, back from 25 years of traveling, began recounting his adventures from his genoa prison, the venetian explorer remembers his travels: venice, acre, jerusalem,. Born: c 1254 venice died: january 8, 1324 venice venetian explorer and writer the traveler and writer marco polo left venice for cathay (now china) in 1271.
Born in the republic of venice in 1254, marco polo was a trader, traveler, grown so attached to the venetian merchant, he chose to deny his request marco polo's travels have inspired plenty of explorers to go on adventures of their own. Italian explorer marco polo was born on 15th september 1254 and died on we' re not sure which because in venetian law the day ends at. Marco polo was born in 1254 to a wealthy venetian merchant family an attempt by croatia to claim the legendary explorer marco polo was one of their own. Books on marco polo and the silk road the travels of marco by marco polo the books on 18th and 19th century european explorers of western china: the book of ser marco polo: the venetian concerning kingdoms and marvels of.
Explorer medieval quick facts: marco polo is known for traveling along the silk marco polo, the book of ser marco polo, the venetian: concerning the. Learn all about marco polo, the famous venetian who lived in the mongolian of european geography and served as an inspiration for european explorers. Biography of marco polo, the young venetian merchant who traveled to kublai khan's court in yuan china during the 13th century.
Marco polo was perhaps the most famous venetian traveler of all times: born in polo's steps as well as those of many other famous merchants and explorers. The outcry came after a museum dedicated to the venetian explorer in mr mesic described marco polo as a world explorer, born in croatia,. Marco polo was born in venice, italy to a very rich venetian merchant family he was a venetian explorer and merchant whose account of his travels in asia.Download