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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marco_Polo

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 ..... Kublai Khan requested that an envoy bring him back oil of the lamp in .... Wood who claimed in her 1995 book Did Marco Polo Go to China? that at best Polo ...

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

Jan 9, 2014 ... Although he was not the first European to travel to China, he was. ... 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 Asia with mythical creatures? It's not ... tags: Asia China 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 ...

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

So, did Marco Polo write about or bring back fireworks from his travels, ... e.g. that page depicts Marco Polo bringing gunpowder to the Chinese, ...

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 ... A few months before Marco Polo was born in 1254, his father Niccolo and uncle Maffeo left Italy on a ... China and Southeast Asia as a tax collector and special messenger. ... Even on his deathbed he is said to have remarked, “I did not tell half ...

www.travelchinaguide.com/silk-road/history/traveler-marco-polo.htm

Marco Polo, a traveler and explorer, visited China in the Yuan Dynasty. His book, The Travels of Marco Polo, depicts Chinese politics, economy & culture in detail. ... The information about China and some Asian states they brought back, aroused great ... How did the travels of Marco Polo affect other Europoen travelers?