EXPLORATIONS The travels of Marco Polo (1254 - 8 January 1324) ambassador, writer, traveler and Italian merchant of the Republic of Venice. Starring with Father Niccolò and Uncle Matteo of a prodigious ten-year journey along the silk road that led them to Catai, present China, and then to the coasts of India and through Persia. The story of travel from one part of Asia to Asia was transcribed by Rustichello from Pisa during Marco's imprisonment in Genoa, copied into many richly illuminated manuscripts and finally published as "the Million." Christopher Columbus took inspiration for his travels, where he sought the way from the west to reach the Catai. Map of didactic atlas, Italy 1956

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caption: EXPLORATIONS The travels of Marco Polo (1254 - 8 January 1324) ambassador, writer, traveler and Italian merchant of the Republic of Venice. Starring with Father Niccolò and Uncle Matteo of a prodigious ten-year journey along the silk road that led them to Catai, present China, and then to the coasts of India and through Persia. The story of travel from one part of Asia to Asia was transcribed by Rustichello from Pisa during Marco's imprisonment in Genoa, copied into many richly illuminated manuscripts and finally published as "the Million." Christopher Columbus took inspiration for his travels, where he sought the way from the west to reach the Catai. Map of didactic atlas, Italy 1956

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