One view is it comes from the Polo family's use of the name Emilione to distinguish themselves from the numerous other Venetian families bearing the name Polo.
Modern assessments of the text usually consider it to be the record of an observant rather than imaginative or analytical traveller.
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Some have questioned whether Marco had actually travelled to China or was just repeating stories that he had heard from other travellers.
Highlights of Spain's own decorative art include: magnificent ceramics from Talavera, Toledo and Alcora dating from the 15th-18th centuries; the glassware collection; the textiles collection; Spanish carpets, with pieces from the 15th-17th centuries; and furniture, jewels and precious metalwork.This summer, she’ll lead all-level classes at Owens Community College.Botanical illustration depicts the form, color, and details of plants.“The object is to make it as realistic as possible but at the same time, infuse it with wonder,” she says. Kopka is a freelance editor/writer/illustrator, and at night, she works in her Perrysburg home making painstaking pencil-on-tissue paper drawings before transferring them onto thick paper and enlivening them with color.In December, 10 of her pieces were featured at the Columbus headquarters of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.Book of the Marvels of the World (French: Livre des Merveilles du Monde) or Description of the World (Devisement du Monde), in Italian Il Milione (The Million) or Oriente Poliano and in English 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 Polo's travels through Asia between 12, and his experiences at the court of Kublai Khan.From the beginning, there has been incredulity over Polo's sometimes fabulous stories, as well as a scholarly debate in recent times.La ville principale, centre administratif et deuxième zone portuaire des Philippines, est Cebu City comptant près de 700 000 habitants.Cebu City, en incluant les villes adjacentes de Mandaue et de Lapu-Lapu (Mactan), constitue le deuxième ensemble urbain du pays après celui de la capitale Manille.Elle est traversée, dans le sens de la longueur, par une épine dorsale montagneuse culminant à 1 108 mètres au mont Cabalasan. Elle est entourée par 167 îles plus petites dont celles de Mactan, Bantayan, Daanbantayan.Cebu est l'une des provinces les plus développées du pays.Deborah Kopka was in the seminary when she found religion.Its tenets: plants, vegetables, watercolors, and brushes.Marco Polo emerges as being curious and tolerant, and devoted to Kublai Khan and the dynasty that he served for two decades.