Le Devisement du Monde (), better though inaccurately known in English as Marco Polo’s Travels, is one of only a handful of medieval texts that remain. Cambridge Core – European Studies – Marco Polo’s Le Devisement du Monde – by Simon Gaunt. Le devisement du monde has 3 ratings and 3 reviews: Published by La Découverte, pages, Paperback.
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The Travels of Marco Polo. Haneen Hatem rated it it was amazing Mar 13, For example, Odoric of Pordenone said that the Yangtze river flows through the land of pygmies only three spans devisemenh and gave other fanciful tales, while Giovanni da Pian del Carpine spoke of “wild men, who do not speak at all and have no joints in their legs”, monsters who looked like women but whose menfolk were dogs, and other equally fantastic accounts.
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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Il milione. Economic historian Mark Elvin concludes that recent work “demonstrates by specific example the ultimately overwhelming probability of the broad authenticity” of Polo’s account, and that the book is, “in essence, authentic, and, when used with care, in broad terms to be trusted as a serious though obviously not always final, witness.
Vampcruci added it Dec 19, The Description of the World London,p. Abeer marked it as to-read Feb 16, Dimensions x cm. The cities that dot the Xinjang and Gansu provinces are the traditional stops of what would later be called the Silk Road.
University of California ; it had its origins in the celebrations of the seven hundredth anniversary of Marco Polo’s birth.
To ask other readers questions about Le devisement du mondeplease sign up. Nada Abo dshesh marked it as to-read Oct 28, Marco Polo was accompanied on his trips by his father and uncle both of whom had been to China previouslythough neither of them published any known works about their journeys.
Tome 1, Le livre des merveilles by Marco Polo. Open Preview See a Problem? Les grandeurs du grand Kubilai Khan. Illustrations 6 illustrations Illustrations, black and white. It is also largely free of the gross errors in other accounts such as those given by the Moroccan traveler Ibn Battuta who had confused the Yellow River with the Grand Canal and other waterways, and believed that porcelain was made from coal.
Maxime Duprez added it Aug 24, Ashraf rated it it was ok Dec 17, Details Le Devisement du Mondebetter though inaccurately known in English as Dvisement Polo’s Travels, is one of only a handful of medieval texts that remain iconic today for European cultural history, and Marco Polo is one of only a handful of devisrment writers who still enjoys instant name-recognition. Narrative Voice, Language and Diversity. The cities that dot the Xinjang and Gansu provinces are the traditional stops of what would later No trivia or quizzes yet.
Write your review Le Devisement du monde In this second tome of Le Devisement du monde, Marco Polo travels across the north of Afghanistan and crosses China following the route of the caravans. Return to Book Page. Lists with This Book. The Millionderiving from Polo’s nickname “Emilione” or ” Oriente Poliano ” “Polian East” and in English commonly called ” The Travels of Marco Polo “, is a 13th-century travelogue written down by Rustichello da Pisa from stories told by Italian explorer Marco Polodescribing Polo’s travels through Asia between andand his experiences at the court of Kublai Khan.
Book Two describes China and the court of Kublai Khan.
The book was translated into many European languages in Marco Polo’s own lifetime, but the original manuscripts are now lost.
The journey took 3 years after which they arrived in Cathay as it was then called and met the grandson of Genghis KhanKublai Khan. This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat Product Tags Add Your Tags: This book examines the text from a fresh, literary viewpoint, drawing upon a range of different disciplines and approaches: Retrieved from ” https: Not something I would read twice. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
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Send to a friend Le Devisement du monde In this second tome of Le Devisement du monde, Marco Polo travels across the north of Afghanistan and crosses China vevisement the route of the caravans. To see what dy friends thought of this book, please sign up. The Mongol rulers whom Polo served also controlled territories both north and south of today’s wall, and would have no reasons to maintain any fortifications that may have remained there from the earlier dynasties.
To accept cookies from this dj, please click the Allow Cookies button below. Nb of pages LXVI – He recorded his adventures in a book published as “The Travels of Marco Polo”. Cambridge University Press, pp In this second tome of Le Devisement du monde, Marco Polo travels across the north of Afghanistan and crosses China following the route of the caravans. Women and the Family in Chinese History.
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