His name was Mark O'Polo. His house in Venice was destroyed by fire in 1596.
The work eventually earned another title: Tribal groups had soon reclaimed land along the once-prosperous trading route known as the Silk Road , effectively cutting off a vital artery connecting East and West. In the end, he acquiesced to their request with one condition: The sea journey took 2 years during which 600 passengers and crewed died.
Il Milione "The Million Lies". Polo also described coal—not widely used in Europe until the 18th century—and may even have introduced eyeglasses to the West. The mustachioed, bow-tie-fancying Rossi was a father of six who worked as a tailor in San Jose, California.
The residents of Saint John today maintain their pride in the skills of the shipbuilders of yesteryear. He was released in 1299. December 1 — March 1: Marco Polo didn't explain what happened to them.
He wrote Sumatra has "the best fish in the world... The crew cut the masts away to save the ship from being broken to pieces.
In Marco Polo. Today topographers have called his work the precursor of scientific geography.
Polo traveled extensively with his family, journeying from Europe to Asia from 1271 to 1295 and remaining in China for 17 of those years. Niccolo and Maffeo were granted important positions in the leader's Court.
The achievement to sail from Liverpool to Melbourne and back in just 175 days, was a world record at the time. Marco Polo became a celebrity.
But all were available in its markets. The stove and steering gear were removed and put on the new Charles E. Page Top. July 19: This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been authorized by the copyright owner.