Travels of Marco Polo, the Venetian(1260-1295)

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Asian Educational Services, Dec 1, 2002 - 461 pages
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Fully Illustrated With Twenty Drawings In Pen & Ink By Adrian De Friston And Eleven Photographs.
 

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Contents

BOOK I
9
CHAPTER PAG1
10
Of the Country travelled over upon leaving Ormus
69
Contents 7
73
Of a fertile Plain of six Days Journey succeeded by
77
Of the Province of Bascla lying South of the former
86
Of the City of Kashcar and of the Commerce of
92
Of the Town ot LopOf the Desert in its Vicinity
99
Of the City of Kangiu
316
Of the City and Port of Zaitun and the City of Tingui
317
BOOK III
321
Of the Island of Zipangu
323
Of the nature of the Idols worshipped in Zipangu and of the People being addicted to eating Human Flesh
327
Of the Sea of Chin between this Island and the Pro vince of Manji
329
Of the Gulf of Keinan and of its Rivers
330
Of the Country of Ziamba of the King of that Country and of his becoming tributary to the Grand Khan
331

Of six successive Emperors of the Tartars and ofthe
120
Of the Celestial and Terrestrial Deitiesof the Tartars
126
Of the Province of Egrigaia and of the City of Kalacha
139
Of the Grand Khans beautiful Palace in the City
145
BOOK II
152
Of the Return of the Grand Khan to the City of Kan
158
Of the Figure and Stature of the Grand KhanOf
162
Of the treasonable Practices employed to cause
176
Of the White Feast held on the First Day of
188
Of two Brothers who are principal Officers of
194
Of the Multitude of Persons who continually resort
201
Of the Places established on all the great Roads
207
Of the Relief afforded by the Grand Khan to all
212
CHAPTER FACE XXIII Of the kind of Wine made in the Province of Cathay And of the Stones used there for burning in the manner of Charcoal
214
Of the great and admirable Liberality exercised by the Grand Khan towards the Poor of Kanbalu and other Persons who apply for Relief at his Court
215
Of the Astrologers of the City of Kanbalu ij
217
Of the Religion of the TartarsOf the Opinions they hold respecting the SoulAnd of some of their Customs
219
Of the River named Pulisangan and of the Bridge over it
222
Of the City of Gouza
224
Of the Kingdom o Tainfu
226
Of the City of Pianfu
227
Of the very large and noble River called the Kara moran
230
Of the City of Kachanfu
231
Of the Boundaries of Cathay and Manji
233
Of the Province of Sindinfu and of the great River Kian
234
Of the Province of Thebeth
236
Oi the Province of Kaindu
240
Of the great Province of Karaian and of Yachi its principal City
243
Of the Province named Karazan
246
Of the Province of Kardandan and the City of Vochang
249
Of the Manner in which the Grand Khan effected the Conquest of the Kingdom of Mien and Bangala
252
Of an uninhabited Region and of the Kingdom of Mien
257
Of the City of Mien and of a grand Sepulchre of its King
258
Of the Province of Bangala jfio
260
Of the Province of Kangigu 6i
261
XLVlI Of the Province of Amu
262
XLVIll OfTholoman
263
Of the Cities of Chintigui Sidinfu Gingui and Pazanfu
264
Of the City of Changlu
267
Of the City of Changli
268
Of the City of Singuimatu
270
Of the great River called the Karamorau and of the Cities of Koiganzu and Kuanzu
272
Of the most noble Province of Manji and of the Manner in which it was subdued by the Grand Khan
273
Of the City of Koiganzu
277
Of the City of Kain
278
Of the City of Yangui of which Marco Polo held the Government
279
Of the Province of Nanghin
280
Of the City of Singui and of the very great River Kiang
283
Of the City of Kayngui
285
Of the City of Changhianfu
286
CHAPTER PAGE LXVI Of the City of Tingulgui
287
Of the Cities of Singui and Vagiu
288
Of the noble and magnificent City of Kinsai
290
Of the Revenues of the Grand Khan LXX Of the City of Tapinzu LXXI Of the City of Uguiu
311
Of the Kingdom or Viceroyalty of Koncha and its capital City named Fugiu
313
Of the City of Kuelinfu
314
Of the City of Unguen
315
Of the Island of Java
334
Of the Islands of Sondur and Kondur and of the Country of Lochac
335
Of the Island of lentan and of the Kingdom of Malaiur
336
Of the Island of Java Minor
337
Of the Kingdom of Felech in the Island of Java Minor
338
Of the Second Kingdom named Basman
339
Of the Third Kingdom named Samara
341
Of the Fourth Kingdom named Dragoian
343
Of the Fifth Kingdom named Lambri
344
Of the Sixth Kingdom named Fanfur where Meal is procured from a certain Tree
345
Of the Island of Nocueran
347
Of the Island of Zeilan A XX Of the Province of Maabar
350
Of the Kingdom of Murphili or Monsul
366
Of the Province of Lac Loac or Lar 168
368
Of the Island of Zeilan
372
Of the City of Kael
375
Of the Kingdom of Koulam
376
Of Komari
379
Of the Kingdom of Dely o XXVIII Of Malabar
380
Of the Kingdom of Guzzerat K
383
Of the Kingdom of Kanan j8
385
Of the Kingdom of Kambaia
386
Of the Islands of Males and of Females
388
Of the Island of Soccotera
389
Of the great Island of Madagascar 301
391
Of the Island of Zenzibar
395
Of the multitude of Islands in the Indian Sea
397
Of the Second or Middle India named Abascia or Abyssinia
398
Of the Province of Aden
401
Of the City of Escier
402
Of the City of Dulfar
404
Of the City of Kalayati
405
Of Ormus
406
Of those Countries which are termed the Region of Darkness 411
411
Of the Province of Russia
413
Of Great Turkey
414
What the Grand Khan said of the Injuries done to him by Kaidu
417
How Abaga sent Argon his Son with an Army
419
How Argon succeeded his Father in the Sovereignty
420
How Argon held Council with his Barons before en countering Acomat
421
How the Barons replied to Argon
422
How Argon sent his Messengers to Acomat
423
The Battle between Argon and Acomat
424
How Argon was liberated 42 1
425
How Argon caused his Uncle Acomat to be put to death
426
The Death of Argon
427
How Baidu seized upon the Sovereignty after the Death of Quiacatu
428
Of the War between Alau and Berca and the Battle they fought
429
Alaus Address to bis Men
430
Of the great Battle between Alau and Berca
431
How Totamangu was Lord of the Tartars of the West
432
How Toctai sent for Nogai to Court
433
How Toctai proceeded against Nogai
434
APPENDIX
435
INDEX
439
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