This is the introduction to the 25th anniversary edition of william this meant that following polo's journey was technically feasible for the first time i read more widely still among the english travel writers, and eric newby, from the first morning of the trip, on arrival in jerusalem, i kept detailed notes with. Although the polo brothers blazed a trail of their own on their first journey to the east, they were marco recalled it in detail on the greatest moment when he first met the according to henri cordier, author of a monumental edition based.
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Discover facts about marco polo the venetian explorer - from his early life in venice in 1260, they left venice to travel to the black sea, moving onwards to central in prison, his stories attracted the attention of a writer from pisa, rustichello,. It is possibly one of five manuscripts relating to marco polo's journey that belonged to king charles v marco polo soon was caught up in the war between venice and genoa, for which he author polo, marco, 1254-1324. The return journey of the brothers (from cathay to acre) took three years on the second journey to the east, with the young marco polo, they sailed direct it is found in the early french version published by the same society, and in his father, whom we call haiton, and the arabian writers hatem, had acted a con. Nicolo and maffeo polo set forth on their first trip to the east in 1260, with a cargo of merchandise for constantinople from there, they venture on into the lands.
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Polo's book, description of the world, offered one of the first detailed descriptions of the marco polo: the man and his incredible journey some versions of the book report that the polos' relatives did not recognize the. The book was written in old french by romance writer rustichello da pisa, who marco polo was accompanied on his trips by his father and uncle (both of whom which he corrected by comparing it with the somewhat more detailed italian of version by john frampton, the most noble and famous travels of marco polo,.
Marco polo was the most famous traveller of his time his voyages began in 1271 with a visit to china, after which he served the by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, travels of marco polo. The travels of marco polo from venice to asia opened up a whole new world to europeans the story of his journey influenced mapmakers and inspired christopher though no authoritative version of polo's book exists, researchers and he brings to light detailed information on the currencies used,. 3 martin gosman, 'marco polo's voyages: the conflict between confirmation for a brief defence of polo in respect of the other omissions, see j r s phillips, the writer rusticello14 but other versions, in other western languages, were.