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Book of Ser Marco Polo, the Venetian, concerning the kingdoms and marvels of the East, volume 2

Rustichello da Pisa

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Books of the Marvels of the World or "Description of the World" (Divisament dou monde), also nicknamed "Il Milione" ("The Million") or "Oriente Poliano", but commonly called "The Travels of Marco Polo", is a 13th-century travelogue written down by Rustichello da Pisa from stories told by Marco Polo, describing the travels of the latter through Asia, Persia, China, and Indonesia between 1271 and 1291.It's been a very famous and popular book since the 14th century, creating the image of Marco Polo as the icon of the bold traveller. Presenting Marco Polo as an important figure at the court of the Mongol leader Kublai Khan, the book was written in Old French by Rustichello da Pisa, a romance author of the time, who was reportedly working from accounts which he had heard from Marco Polo when they were imprisoned in Genoa, having been captured while on a ship. This audiobook in two volumes uses the 1903 third edition of Sir Henry Yule's translation, revised by Henri Cordier. (Summary adapted from Wikipedia by Leni)

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

5h 49m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

09:26


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

12:48


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

15:06


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

21:53


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

16:35


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

17:16


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

14:20


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

23:52


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

29:18


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

21:23


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

13:23


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

17:12


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

22:36


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

17:32


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

16:26


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

21:57


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

11:57


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

18:40


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

18:12


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

09:30