Marco Polo Paper Outline

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Marco Polo Paper Outline The Beginnings (In this section, I will talk about where he cam from and his family background) Born in Venice in 1254 o Came from a family of aristocrats Father and uncles were merchants who went around the world trading o Able to establish good relationships with the Mongols o Took Marco on his first trip when he was 17 (after his mother died) Trip with father and uncle (In this section, I am going to talk about Marco Polo’s time traveling across Asia with his father and uncle) Goal was to go back to meet the Khan who they promised to bring Christians and oil from the Holy Sepulcher First stop was in Jerusalem o Got the oil from Mount Olive as promised o Pope was not yet elected, so they were not able to get the 100 Christians that Khan wanted Instead they just got a letter explaining what was going on Layas o Uprising closed off roads and kept them there Was a good thing because while they were there, the new pope (Gregory III) was elected
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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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