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Marco Polo Museum Exhibition – Scene : Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa

Marco Polo Museum Exhibition - Scene : Marco Polo and Rustichello of Pisa

Marco was sitting on the straw in his cell, occasionally a rat would run across the floor. Marco was not bored since everybody knew he had spent twenty-four years travelling, of which seventeen were lived on the court of Kublai Khan. The cell door opened regularly to let guards, captains, …

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Marco Polo Museum Exhibition Scene: Love Story of Marco Polo and Princess Cocacine

Marco Polo Museum Exhibition Scene: Love Story of Marco Polo and Princess Cocacine

Nicholas, Matthew and Marco Polo once again stepped before the Khan, nine time touching the floor by theirforeheads asking him to give them permission to return to beloved Venice and Korcula. Prior to their speech,Kublai Khan explained that Persian ruler’s wife, his niece, had died. Her last will was that …

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Marco Polo Museum Exhibition Scene: At Kublai Khan’s Court

Marco Polo Museum Exhibition Scene: At Kublai Khan's Court

Returning from inspection into eastern provinces of the Empire, Marco Polo entered with his guards Cambala, the headquarters of the ruler above all rulers- Kublai Khan. The town had twelve gates and Marco was given a cordial welcome with drums and flutes at one of them. The ruler was waiting …

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Marco Polo Museum Exhibition Scene: Through the Desert

Marco Polo Museum Exhibition Scene: Through the Desert

From Acra our travellers reached Sis and Layasa by sea. In Sis they purchased horses, passed Mosul and entered Baghdad. There they boarded a ship and sailed down the Tigris River to Hormuz. In the port of Hormuz Marco Polo spotted vessels full of valuable spices, gold embroidered cloths, ivory …

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Marco Polo Museum Exhibition Scene: Beginning of the dream

Marco Polo Museum Exhibition Scene: Beginning of the dream

The ship is rolling on the waves of the Adriatic, ready to set off. The isle of Korčula is clearly visible in front of her, its streets, its church towers, houses. Marco Polo, his father Nicholas, and his uncle Matthew are on board. Marco Polo is looking at Korčula, his …

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Marco Polo Museum

Marco Polo Museum

Museum about Marco Polo – the greatest traveller of all times @ 33, Plokata Square (14.Travnja 1921), 20260 Korcula // opening times: every day 9:00 – 24:00 – tel: +385 98 970 5334 Exhibition Scenes in the Museum: Beginning of the dream scene Through the Desert scene At Kublai Khan’s …

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Summary: Ethnic Origin Of The Explorers POLs (alias POLO-s) by Andjelko Nedo Paveškovic, Montecarlo

Summary: Ethnic Origin Of The Explorers POLs (alias POLO-s) by Andjelko Nedo Paveškovic, Montecarlo

Can the explorers POL-s (alias Polo and Pollo) be called “The Venetian Polos”? Contrary to the Venetian documents, which say that they “came from Dalmatia”, a Croatian maritime province. CHRONICON IUSTINIANI, 1358 (annotation) in the Venetian Bibliotheca Marciana. The Venetian manuscripts from: 1423., 1446., 1450/60., and the two documents from …

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About Marco Polo, Invisible Cities and Visual Art

Essay on theme of Italo Calvino’s book “Invisible Cities” applied to work of some contemporary artists as well as to work of Edita Pecotic Trying to find the right framework around which to build my essay for the module ‘Themes and Concepts 2’of my Fine art Degree, I visited the …

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Marco Polo and Korcula

Marco Polo and Korcula

About Marco Polo and Korcula Marco Polo (1254 – 1324) was a medieval Venetian merchant, though he is more prominent as a world renowned writer and traveller.Together with his father Nicolas and his uncle Maffeo, Marco Polo was amongst the first Europeans to travel the famous Silk Road trade route, …

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House of Marco Polo (Marco Polo Birth House)

House of Marco Polo (Marco Polo Birth House)

House of Marco Polo – believed to be house in which Marco Polo, the famous world traveller and writer was born. It’s recently bought by Korcula’s Town Authority which is currently planning to reconstruct and redone it into the Museum of Marco Polo… At the present, just the part of …

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