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European Explorers: Marco Polo __ A list of links to web pages related to Marco Polo suitable for fourth and fifth grade students. - From Gander Academy - http://www.cdli.ca/CITE/expolo.htm 

Map of Marco Polo's Travels __ You will find an interactive map. - illustrated - From hyperhistory.com - http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/maptext_n2/mongol1.html 

Marco Polo ___A lengthy encyclopedic entry about Polo's life and adventures. - Text only - From the Catholic Encyclopedia - http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/12217a.htm  


Marco Polo __ "The Polo name originally didn't belong to a family of explorers but to a family of traders. Marco Polo's father, Niccolò (also Nicolò in Venetian) and his uncle, Maffeo (also Maffio), were prosperous merchants who traded with the East. They were partners with a third brother, named Marco il vecchio (the Elder)."  You will find an encyclopedic article with links to related materials. - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marco_Polo 

Marco Polo: The Glories Of Kinsay [Hangchow] (c. 1300) __ An account of Polo's travels written soon after his return to his homeland. - From Paul Halsall - http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/polo-kinsay.html 

Marco Polo and His Travels ___Information about Polo's life, travels and contributions. - Illustrated - From the Silkroad Foundation - http://www.silk-road.com/artl/marcopolo.shtml  


Marco Polo and Korcula __ Information about the connection between Marco Polo and the Croatian city of Korcula.  You will find a wealth of resources dedicated to the topic. - From korcula.net - http://www.korcula.net/mpolo/index.html 

Marco Polo: On the Tartars ___Read some chapters about Mongol life and history from a book written by Marco Polo about his travels. - Text only - From Paul Halsall - http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/mpolo44-46.html  

Marco Polo's Asia __ An essay about Marco Polo and his adventures in Asia. - From John Hubbard - http://www.tk421.net/essays/polo.html 


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