Marco-Polo's Explorations: The Voyage Of Marco Polo

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Marco polo was an important person for many reasons. Marco Polo explored across Asia through China visiting the Kublai Khan in Beijing. Marco Polo was gone for twenty four years, thinking he would come home in three. He encountered many harsh difficulties throughout his voyage and exchanged many ideas with the people he met. Marco Polo’s exploration was groundbreaking in many ways. According to EDSITEment.gov, Marco Polo was one of the first Europeans to visit the Chinese capital (modern Beijing). Following along with his Father, Niccolo Polo and his Uncle, Maffeo Polo. Kublai Khan was so impressed with the young merchant Marco Polo, he appointed him to the Privy Council. Marco Polo at one point became the tax inspector…show more content…
Marco Polo wouldn’t relent “I have not told you half of what I saw, for I knew I would not be believed” (Marco Polo 1324) Those are all points on how Marco Polo encountered many Harsh difficulties during his voyage, even though he overcame them. Marco Polo exchanged many ideas with the people he met during his very long journey. According to Jeffery Lewis, Marco Polo was completely shocked when he discovered that the Mongols used paper as money and coal he thought was a rock for burning. Secondly, according to Paulette Cohn, it is believed that Marco Polo used other people’s stories in his book. On his death bed, he eventually admitted that part of his story is fiction. Lastly, according to Cynthia Stokes Brown, even though Marco Polo forgot his native language, he did however gain four more (though not Chinese). He also had mastered four more written alphabets. These are all points on how Marco Polo exchanged ideas with the people he had met during his very long journey. As you can see, Marco Polo explored many new places, encountered many,

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