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Mystery of the Marco Polo ring

by Robin Gottlieb

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Published by Funk & Wagnalls in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mystery and detective stories

  • About the Edition

    A girl travels with her aunt, uncle and cousin to Venice, where they hope to find a missing great uncle. Following a tip received from an old woman known as the Oracle, the girls find themselves in a mystery involving a ring with a curse.

    Edition Notes

    StatementIllustrated by Mimi Korach
    ContributionsKorach, Mimi, illus
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.G697 Mym
    The Physical Object
    Pagination128 p.
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24748436M
    LC Control Number68011904

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      Marco Tabilio’s dreamy depiction of Marco Polo recording his famous narrative Il Milione, also referred to as The Travels of Marco Polo and The Book of the Marvels of the World, begins with Marco Polo relating his many adventures to fellow prisoner Rustichello while imprisoned in Genoa after the defeat of his o’s drawings transport the reader into this absorbing tale of world.   Based upon historical analyses, it is unlikely that a person named Marco Polo who visited China in the ’s existed. Before presenting this argument, here is an analogy: if people do not know that Stephen King is an author of fictitious works, they could pick up the book Misery and believe the events actually occurred. In it, a psychologically deranged woman, Annie Wilkes, holds author.


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Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Hardcover $ 7 Author: Robin Gottlieb. Get this from a library. Mystery of the Marco Polo ring. [Robin Gottlieb; Mimi Korach] -- A girl travels with her aunt, uncle and cousin to Venice, where they hope to find a missing great uncle.

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Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software An illustration of two photographs. Mystery of the Marco Polo ring Item Preview remove-circlePages:   This is a fascinating book. If you like history, foreign cultures, and maps; this is a fun book.

The travels of Marco Polo seems to have had a significant effect on Medieval Europe. Most people could not believe it's published versions, but a few had their world view change forever.

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Marco Polo is famous for being the first Westerner in China, but experts question not only his explorations but also his sheer existence. In the thirteenth century, Italian merchant and explorer Marco Polo traveled from Venice to the far reaches of Asia, a journey he chronicled in a narrative titled Il Milione, later known as The Travels of Marco Polo.

While Polo’s writings would go on to inspire the likes of Christopher Columbus, scholars have long debated their veracity. Some have argued that Polo never even reached China.

By the time they were released ina book was completed, and Marco Polo soon became a household name. Khan's Empire, the largest the world had ever seen, had largely been a mystery to those living within the borders of the Holy Roman Empire, and Marco was the first westerner to gain such an in-depth look at their culture and customs, so.

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Marco Polo ( CE) was a Venetian merchant and explorer who travelled to China and served the Mongol ruler Kublai Khan (l. CE) between c. and CE. Polo’s adventures are recounted in his own writings, The Travels, where he describes the peoples, places, and customs of the East, including the fabulous court of the work caused a sensation and was.

Described by Marco Polo. The Venetian explorer Marco Polo ( CE) travelled across Asia and served at Kublai Khan’s court between c. and CE. On his return to Europe, Marco wrote of his experiences in his book The Travels of Marco Polo or Travels (Description of the World), first circulated c.

In Book 1, chapter 57 of. The newest volume in Sterling Signature's successful Illustrated Edition series takes readers on a fascinating journey into a world once unknown. Marco Polo almost single-handedly introduced fourteenth-century Europe to the civilizations of Central Asia and s: This book is what I assume to be a slightly fictionalized account of the thrilling voyages and great events in the life of Marco Polo ( – ), an Italian merchant, explorer, and citizen of the Venice Republic, whose travels are recorded in a book that described to Europeans the wealth and great size of China, its capital Peking, and other Asian cities and s: 2.

Marco Polo claimed to travel from Italy to China across central Asia, returning over the South China Sea and Indian Ocean. To Kaplan, this journey encompassed the great Eurasian land mass whose faded empires (Turkey, Iran), rising imperial powers (Russia, China), and failed states (Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, etc.) have replaced Europe.

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About The Travels. A sparkling new translation of the most famous travel book ever written Marco Polo’s voyages began in with a visit to China. Afterward, he served Kublai Khan on numerous diplomatic missions in the Far East.

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