What Is Marco Polo's Influence On American Culture

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In the 13th century, Marco Polo is one of the most famous traveller in the world. In 1271, he has a travel to China from Italy with his father and uncle, Nicolo and Maffeo Polo. They bring culture of European to China, and realized the way of life in Chinese.

In 1254 , Marco Polo was born in Venice . He lived in a business family and has a good education basis. He had received a good geography education, learning a lot of business subjects such as foreign currency, valuation, cargo management. His father and uncle both were businessman and he affected of his family. When he was six years old, Maffeo Polo and Nicolo had the first travel to China. In 1265, they arrived at the country of Kublai Khan. Khan wrote a letter to Nicolo and
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They through Armenia , Persia ,through the Gobi Desert, finally they arrived at China . In 1275 , they arrived at Yangzhou and subsequently arrived in Beijing. Kublai Khan liked Marco Polo, He appointed Marco Polo for ambassador and also send his ambassador to visited the rest of the Yuan Dynasty. Marco Polo visited many places in China and learn many cultural achievements that better than in Europe. In 1292, Marco Polo and his father by Kublai commissioned to departure from Quanzhou to Persia. Khan promised them that after completing their missions may return home. In 1295 Polo family returned to Europe, when Europe had happened wars. currently at war. He was prisoner of war in the Genoese and meet a writer . He decided to recount his journey and interesting things in China, named The Travels Of Marco Polo.

In 1299, he was released and left prison ,and returns his home. Marco Polo was married ,and then they have three children. In 1324, he died in Venice.

Marco Polo’s family is not the most famours European traveler, but Marco Polo’s travels is successful, his travel record was also the best information about Asia. In Marco Polo's travels, also affected European map maker. His travels made Europeans to understand Central of Asia and China, it is a great contribution to development Cultural

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