Marco polo is a famous historic figure who even has a tv show dedicated to his adventures but what did he do to become this famous find out in this short. Despite his enduring fame, very little was known about the personal life of marco polo it is known that he was born into a leading venetian family of merchants he also lived during a propitious time in world history, when the height of venice s influence as a city-state coincided with the greatest extent of. Explore the life of the legendary traveler marco polo as told by musician and artist jeffrey lewis.
The game marco polo was inspired by the travels of the real life marco polo marco polo was an explorer who traveled the silk road the exact origin of the game is uncertain, but, according to the smithsonian institution, it almost certainly comes from the travels of marco polo. Marco polo, the first european to travel to china and return to write about his adventures, was born in venice in 1254 marco's father had left on a journey to asia before the boy was born marco did not see his father and uncle, niccolo and maffeo polo, until fifteen years later. Marco polo biography the story and biography of marco polo which contains interesting information, facts & the history about the life of this medieval person of historical importance marco polo travels to cathay (china) marco polo lived from 1254-1324.
Marco polo, often referred to as the latin, is the main protagonist of marco polo marco polo is a slender, muscular man he has medium length hair with his usual short shaved beard marco is a clever man he's been useful to kublai in scouting, due to his ability to spot what so many others cannot. Marco polo: biography of marco polo, including an account of his travels and his stay in china polo's way was paved by the pioneering efforts of his ancestors, especially his father, niccolò, and his polo was soon freed and returned to venice the remainder of his life can be reconstructed, in. Powerpoint slideshow about 'the life of marco polo' - frisco marco polo was favored by khan because ofthis marco was appointed to a high post he was sent to a number of special missions while serving in khan's court such as to china, burma, and india. Life of marco polo (back to section famous italians) marco polo (1254-1324), is probably the most famous westerner traveled ever his name inspired all explorer in history including cristoforo colombo he excelled all the other travelers in his determination, his writing, and his influence. Marco polo served many government jobs in the mongol empire in asia and he helped kublai khan learn about the european ways of life and culture impact on world history polo's information about china helped challenge europe by going out farther for new trade and exploration.
Marco polo (1254-1324) was an italian adventurer best remembered for his extended stay in china at the court of kublai khan upon returning to italy, he dictated the story of his adventures, and the book inspired generations of explorers marco polo was born in venice his father was a wealthy merchant. Marco polo, an italian traveler and author, wrote one of the most influential books of all time this book was no mere travel account, as it was able to with the wealth of vivid detail that this book contains, it was the only existing source in europe for information on the geography and the life of the far east. Life of marco polo no posts. Marco polo (/ˈmɑːrkoʊ ˈpoʊloʊ/ ( listen) italian: [ˈmarko ˈpɔːlo] venetian: [ˈmaɾko ˈpolo] 1254 - january 8-9, 1324) was an italian merchant, explorer, and writer, born in the republic of venice.
Marco polo was the legendary italian merchant, explorer and traveler, who travelled to china and worked under emperor, kublai khan read this biography to learn more about his profile, childhood, life and timeline. Marco polo's father and uncle were well received in china by the mongol prince kublai khan in 1266 the polos impressed kublai khan with their intelligence and their knowledge of the world for these reasons he kept them around for several years. Adventurer marco polo travels to china, where he finds the emperor kublai khan, court intrigue, danger, and unexpected love this is the sort of film that usually makes history teachers cringe--after all, this film bears about as much of a resemblance to the life of marco polo as it does to ferdinand. Marco polo was an explorer and merchant from venice he was hosted by kublai khan at his palace, xanadu, and traveled throughout much of asia when marco polo finally returned with his father and brother to venice, the three men had a hard time speaking in their native tongue. The incredible life of marco polo essay - how good of a book could be written in prison of course it's possible, but would it be good - marco polo is one of the most well-known heroic travelers and traders around the world in my paper i will discuss with you marco polo's life, his travels, and his.
In 1298, marco polo dictated an account of his travels through asia to a writer from pisa (a city in italy) when they were both imprisoned together marco polo's adventures began when he was 17 years old, when he left with his father and uncle for china. Marco polo was born in c1254 in venice he was a venetian explorer and merchant whose account of his travels in asia was the primary source for the european image of the far east until the late 19th century despite his enduring fame, very little was known about the personal life of marco polo. Marco polo is born on this day in venice marco polo, his dad, and his uncle leaves venice and heads to china. Marco polo and his family were italian merchants in 1261, marco's two older brothers, niccolo and matteo, left their home town of after hearing about marco's adventures, rustichello talked marco into letting him write them down the book of marco polo, wherein is recounted the wonders of the world.
Early life marco polo was born around 1254 into a wealthy venetian merchant family, though the actual date and location of his birth are unknown his father, niccolo, and his uncle maffeo were successful jewel merchants who spent much of marco's childhood in asia. Marco polo is a present for historical genre devotees this project would be more appropriate to call a show because it takes us to the xiii century and gives opportunity to merge with that epoch's atmosphere marco polo, italian traveler and merchant, was in many countries series will focus on.