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Marco Polo : The Adventures Of Marco Polo

- The Adventures of Marco Polo Marco... Polo… or Marco Polo. Is it just a game or an important figure in world history. The world has evolved from famous explorers such as the famous Marco Polo. All starting with the birth of a curious and adventurous boy on September 15, 1254 in Venice, Italy (Alchin). Marco Polo was a merchant who went on an adventure on the Silk Road, discovering information about the unknown which created others to explore, shaping our history. Marco Polo’s discoveries gave other people the insight of the Far East (Funk & Wagnalls L.P....   [tags: Marco Polo, Kublai Khan, Mongol Empire, China]

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The Legend Of The Polo

- Marco Polo began his travels in 1271 with his father and uncle from Venice on a journey east. What was it that made Polo such a known and remembered traveler. Was it because he worked alongside Kublai Klan for 17 years, or because the stories that he brought back after his years of travel. He traveled for 24 years throughout Asia, beginning alongside his father and sometimes traveling alone. Polo had a tough early childhood but the rest of his travels made up for his loss of his mother at an early age....   [tags: Mongol Empire, Marco Polo, Genghis Khan]

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The Ultimate Polo

- Less dressy than a button-up, but more formal than a graphic tee, polo shirts are possibly the most versatile clothing option for women. Because of the high demand, many different retailers produce polo shirts. A retailer’s aspiration is to create a polo with appealing characteristics to make their polo shirt look better than their competition’s. Creating an appealing, simple color scheme, as well as a colorful tag containing all the great features their polo has makes a good impression on their target audience....   [tags: graphic tees, polo shirts, clothing brand]

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The Life Of Marco Polo

- Will Dunn Mr. Leite Western Civilization 19 November 2017 Marco Polo The name Marco Polo isn’t just famous for the child's water game. Marco Polo is one of the most famous travelers and traders in history. In my paper, I will discuss his historic travels and his life. Marco Polo was born around 1254, most likely in Venice, Italy. He died at about 70 years of age in 1324 after a full life, well lived. Marco Polo was a Venetian explorer well-known for his merchant travels and the famous book Description of the World, which tells the story of his travels, experiences and adventures in Asia....   [tags: Marco Polo, Mongol Empire, Kublai Khan, Mongolia]

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The Life and Accomplishments of Marco Polo

- One of the world’s greatest explorers was Marco Polo. Known for his travels to China, the book he wrote about his expeditions, The Travels of Marco Polo, and his sharing of Asian spices, marked him as a great influence in the 13th century and beyond. Italy was not tranquil in the 13th century. Famine spread across Europe because of poor harvests. Crops failed because of seasonal floods. In the winter of 1315-1316, the peasants ate the seeds before they could sell them because they were so hungry....   [tags: marco polo, crop failure, 13th century]

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The Marist College Water Polo Team

- Job/Team: I play for the Marist College water polo team. I practice five days a week, for about four hours a day (6:45 am to 11:00 am). We are a spring sport and dedicate the entire fall semester to getting ready for spring season. We even cut our winter break down two weeks shorter to get in extra practice. Winter break practice is a lot harder because there are no rules and regulations on the amount of time we are allowed to practice. If the coaches so please, they can keep us in the water the entire time without a break....   [tags: Game, Play, Goalkeeper, Water polo]

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The Impact of Expectations Upon Marco Polo and Hernan Cortes

- Human history is filled with the names of bold explorers who ventured into the great unknown, only to come out basked in glory as some of the great heroes of their day. Among the grandest are Marco Polo, who provided little known information about the Far East to Europeans, and Hernan Cortes, the great Spanish conquistador who is given credit for the defeat of the Mexica Empire. These two famous explorers are also ideal case studies to analyze the influence of expectations, interests, and of reality on the accounts of the places and people that these men encountered during their voyages....   [tags: Hernan Cortes, Marco Polo]

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The Incredible Journey of Marco Polo

- Success in a journey can be defined by the combination of gaining experience, the completion of goals, and in specific cases, improving foreign and domestic relationships. By following this definition, it is obvious that Marco Polo had a successful journey. Not only was he able to document his journey to China, but he was also able to spread his experience throughout Europe, thereby immortalizing his name. Marco Polo took the long journey to China with his father and his uncle which changed his life forever....   [tags: History ]

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Marco Polo and William of Rubruck

- The wide spread writings of Marco Polo and William of Rubruck provide an early account of world travel during the 13th Century. These dual accounts give readers a different perspective of the Mongol’s way of life, their social hierarchy, and their method of commerce. The Mongols, whether beheld as barbaric conquerors or as an Empire for its multiplicity, were transcribed in the writings of Polo and Rubruck. Details are important to establish a sense of place and their surrounding peoples as well as a personal view of foreign people....   [tags: early accounts of world travelinf]

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The Incredible Life of Marco Polo

- How good of a book could be written in prison. Of course it’s possible, but would it be good enough to become famous and be a huge inspiration to people. Well this is exactly what Marco Polo did. He wrote a book in prison, and it was great enough to become famous. Marco had a very adventurous life and has an amazing story to tell. He did everybody a huge favor and put it pen to paper. He had his substantial times and heavy times, but the substantial times reign over the heavy tremendously. Marco Polo didn’t have both parents around when he was growing up....   [tags: biography, prison, venice italy, ]

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