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Marco Polo was a Venetian merchant traveller. His travels are recorded in Livres des ... Marco Polo was not the first European to reach China (see Europeans in .... An authoritative version of Marco Polo's book does not and cannot exist, for ... Kublai Khan requested that an envoy bring him back oil of the lamp in Jerusalem.

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 ... makes it very unlikely that Marco Polo was the first to introduce pasta to Italy. Noodles existed in Asia long before Polo's trip to China. ... that nomadic Arabs are responsible for bringing early forms of pasta westward. ..... Back to Top ...

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 ...

www.history.com/news/history-lists/11-things-you-may-not-know-about-marco-polo

Mar 12, 2013 ... Discover fascinating facts about the life of Marco Polo and his ... del Carpini reached China in the 1240s—over 20 years before Polo left ... A few months before Marco Polo was born in 1254, his father Niccolo and uncle Maffeo left Italy ... Even on his deathbed he is said to have remarked, “I did not tell half ...

www.livescience.com/27513-marco-polo.html

Feb 27, 2013 ... The travels of Marco Polo from Venice to Asia opened up a whole new world to Europeans. ... Brothers Niccolo and Maffeo had gone as far as China, then called Cathay, ... Khan wanted the pope to send the Polo brothers back to Beijing with ... Though the pope did not grant their request, the Polo brothers ...