Marco Polo Comic Strip

Marco Polo Comic Strip

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  • Who is Marco Polo?
  • Marco Polo was a Venetian merchant, explorer, and writer who travelled through Asia along the Silk Road between 1271 and 1295.
  • When and Where Did He Set off?
  • 1271: At the age of 17, Marco Polo left Venice on a journey along the Silk Road with his father and uncle. 1271-1274: The Polos traveled through Acre (modern-day Israel), Jerusalem, Persia, Armenia, Anatola, Georgia, Baghdad, Afghanistan, and Tartary en route to the Far East.
  • His Experience and Interactions
  • He was impressed with the empire's paper money, efficient communication system, coal burning, gunpowder and porcelain, and called Xanadu "the greatest palace that ever was."
  • Quick description of who the famous Marco Polo is.
  • This is explaining just when he left for his long journey.
  • This is what happened while he was in China.
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