Marco Polo Ids

Marco Polo Ids - Kublai Khan king of the Mongols...

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Marco Polo – Italian explorer. Appointed as emissary of Kublai Khan, leader of the Mongols. Traveled across Asia. Niccolo and Maffeo Polo – Marco Polo’s father and uncle, respectively. Venetian businessmen. Traveled to Mongolian Empire and made promise to Kublai Khan to come back with 100 wise men and oil from Holy sepulcher.
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Unformatted text preview: Kublai Khan king of the Mongols Rustichello writer imprisoned with Polo after being captured during battle between Venice and Genoa. Recorded Polos account of his journeys Quinsai city in China. Polo claims to have aided in the Mongolian invasion of the city by coming up with the plan of using catapults....
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course 1 101 taught by Professor Larrydavid during the Spring '11 term at South Carolina.

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