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date: 17 October 2019

Marco Polo 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea
Author(s):
 Dear Dear, Peter KempPeter Kemp

(c.1254–1324),Venetian traveller who was famous for his overland journey to the court of Kublai Khan in Peking, his seventeen years in China in the Great Khan's service, and his sea voyage to Persia on his way home. Marco was his forename, but he is not normally referred to only by his surname. His father ... ...

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