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blog.europeana.eu/2014/01/marco-polo-the-man-who-brought-china-to-europe

Jan 9, 2014 ... It was Marco Polo's book of his travels that introduced Europeans to China and Central Asia. ... For example, Marco Polo brought back the idea of paper money and some think his ... Did you know that Marco Polo sometimes confused the animals he encountered in ... tags: Asia China geography Italy maps ...

www.reference.com/history/did-marco-polo-bring-back-china-fb192cb0f6b6daf8

The most significant and enduring things Marco Polo brought back from China were information and inspiration. During his travels in the East, Polo saw many ...

www.reference.com/history/did-marco-polo-bring-back-italy-china-4e23e514874990a0

Marco Polo and his family returned to Venice from China with an abundance of gold and precious gems. However, they also lost a good portion of it when the ...

recipes.howstuffworks.com/marco-polo-pasta.htm

Some believe that Marco Polo brought pasta from China to Italy. Learn if Marco Polo was the pasta pioneer and where these dry noodles really originated.

www.culinarylore.com/food-history:marco-polo-and-chinese-pasta

Mar 28, 2012 ... Did Marco Polo Really Bring Noodles back to Italy from China? So the story goes. Marco Polo, the great Venetian explorer/merchant is said to ...

www.pbs.org/food/the-history-kitchen/uncover-the-history-of-pasta

Jul 26, 2012 ... In his book, “The Travels of Marco Polo,” there is a passage that briefly ... Noodles existed in Asia long before Polo's trip to China. ... believe that nomadic Arabs are responsible for bringing early forms of pasta westward. .... semolina wheat pasta made in the Italian method before Italy did. .... Back to Top ...

history.stackexchange.com/questions/15020/did-marco-polo-write-about-or-bring-back-fireworks-from-his-travels

Aug 22, 2014 ... Apparently, Europe was exposed to gunpowder prior to Marco Polo: the ... that page depicts Marco Polo bringing gunpowder to the Chinese, ...

sites.google.com/a/umn.edu/historpedia/home/interaction-exchange/marco-polo-s-effects-on-the-east-and-the-west-fall-2012

Although Polo was not able to bring much westernization to China himself, he invoked ... Marco Polo, in fact, did not bring tea back with him from his expedition.

www.nytimes.com/1988/12/07/garden/l-the-polo-pasta-myth-906888.html

Dec 7, 1988 ... 7 ] thoughtlessly repeats the myth that Marco Polo introduced pasta to ... It is not impossible that the Chinese invented it, as they did so many other things. If so, however, it would have come to Italy centuries earlier as part of ...