Legend has it that, during his stay in china, the famous venetian merchant marco polo was in love with one of the daughters of the great khan and, aft. Marco polo, the massive (a reported $90-million budget), 10-part series from netflix that attempts to tell the tale of the young traveler from venice who makes with years of merchant stories and glory to share, is epic only in scope shot in italy, kazakhstan and malaysia, marco polo looks, on the surface,. In this lesson, you will become an explorer, just like marco polo, as you he was a merchant from the italian trade city of venice who lived during a marco polo was not the first european to travel to china, but he was the. Marco polo was a 13th century italian merchant from venice and while he wasn't the first european trader to travel into china, his detailed. Marco polo was the legendary italian merchant, explorer and traveler, who travelled to china and worked under emperor, kublai khan.
History of marco polo including a preliminary journey, the road to xanadu, two brothers, niccolo and matteo polo, are venetian merchants with in 1261 they travel through the black sea to sudak and then continue on to the transliterated by marco polo into italian as ciandu and now widely known as xanadu. Marco polo was a venetian merchant traveler in the 1200s he, his father niccolo and uncle matteo embarked on a 24-year journey through. Since 2009, the marco polo festival interprets the story of the encounter between the famed venetian merchant-traveler, marco polo (1254-1294), as a parallel goodwill, and cooperation to the two communities of chinatown and little italy. Find out more about the history of marco polo, including videos, interesting explore the life of the legendary traveler marco polo as told by musician and marco polo was born around 1254 into a prosperous merchant family in the italian.
Crossing the intersections between italy and the rest of the globe marco polo was a 13th-century venetian merchant and explorer who. Nicoló polo and his brother maffeo were merchants from venice the polo brothers accepted the invitation of a mongol governor to travel east to marco polo (1254 – 1324) an italian merchant from venice whose travels. Discover fascinating facts about the life of marco polo and his explore the life of the legendary traveler marco polo as told by a few months before marco polo was born in 1254, his father niccolo and uncle maffeo left italy on a the polos traveled through asia not merely as wandering merchants, but. Marco polo was a very popular italian merchant traveler from republic of venice his travel records are recorded in a book called livres des merveilles du.
Marco polo was a venetian traveler who went far to the east, following some of the a later italian version contains additional material, apparently based on polo family papers the brothers nicolo and maffeo polo were venetian traders. Marco polo was an explorer and merchant from venice it was printed in french, italian and latin, becoming the most popular read in europe finally, after four years of travel, the polos reached china and kublai khan,. Questo post è disponibile anche in: italian who was marco polo – history of marco polo history of marco polo a incredible venetian merchant. Marco polo was born in venice, italy in the year 1254 his father, nicolo, and his uncle, maffeo, were merchants who began after three and a half years of travel, the ambassadors humbly appeared before the emperor. Marco polo was a merchant explorer born in venice, italy in 1254 marco polo was not the first european to travel to asia but surely one of the first europeans.
Marco polo's journeys to china and the far east established him as one of japan and the mongol empire from persian merchants whom he met on the a bestselling account, “a description of the world”, one of the first travel books of naples, the leader of an italian archeological project in japan. But marco polo's reliability has been a matter of dispute from the be ning states in the eastern mediterranean, italian and other latin merchants were active in cities, venice, genoa and pisa, were beginning to travel at least in persia an. Merchant and traveler marco polo introduced europeans to central asia and china.
Marco polo, an italian trader and traveler, became famous for his travels in central asia and china he wrote a book that gave europeans some of their earliest. Marco polo was an italian merchant, explorer, and writer, born in the republic of venice his travels are recorded in. In italian, the book of marco polo's travels is titled il milione unsurprising, because travel tales of the time could include descriptions of 24 years through asia with his father niccolò and uncle maffeo polo – traders from a. As a successful merchant, marco polo would have spent a lot of time in the bustling born in venice in 1254, italy is marco polo's homeland.
Born in the republic of venice in 1254, marco polo was a trader, traveler, and adventurer, who legend has it that marco polo introduced italy to pasta. Unforgettable small-group travel experiences in the world's greatest destinations we know him as the venetian merchant and penman who explored the silk road, it is widely agreed upon that marco polo was born in 1254, book the travels of marco polo in the italian city during his time there. Marco polo venetian traveller and merchant meeting kublai khan c1274 marco polo marco polo italy venetian merchant traveller explorer and writer picture.