Le Devisement du Monde (), better though inaccurately known in English as Marco Polo’s Travels, is one of only a handful of medieval texts that remain. Cambridge Core – European Studies – Marco Polo’s Le Devisement du Monde – by Simon Gaunt. Le devisement du monde has 3 ratings and 3 reviews: Published by La Découverte, pages, Paperback.
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Nouvelle edition du recit de voyage le plus celebre du Moyen Age, rendu en francais moderneLouis Hambis a ete directeur de l’Institut duu hautes etudes chinoises, professeur au College de France.
New Evidence from Currencies, Salts and Revenues”. Preview — Le devisement du monde by Marco Polo. Nada Abo dshesh marked it as to-read Oct 28, Retrieved May 8, — via Internet Archive. Madonna Agaiby rated it really liked it Jul 08, Some in the Middle Ages viewed the book simply as a romance or fable, largely because of the sharp difference of its descriptions of a sophisticated civilisation in China to other early accounts by Giovanni da Pian del Carpine and William of Rubruck who portrayed the Mongols as “barbarians” who appeared to moonde to “some other world”.
Marco Polo’s Le Devisement du Monde: Nb of pages LVI monnde Lists with This Book. Wikisource has original text related to this article: Deviisement have questioned whether Marco had actually travelled to China or was just repeating stories that he had heard from other travellers.
Book Two describes China and the court of Kublai Khan. Be the first to ask dsvisement question about Le devisement du monde.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Gwendoline marked it as to-read Feb 14, Apr 01, Charles Baril added it. Monnde helps you keep track of books you want to read. Tome 1, Le livre des merveilles by Marco Polo. The Description of the World London,p.
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The book was written in Old French by romance writer Rustichello da Pisa, who worked from accounts deviesment he had heard from Marco Polo when they were imprisoned together in Genoa.
Title Le devisement du monde. Simao rated it liked it Jun 17, Vampcruci added it Dec 19, The journey took 3 years after which they arrived in Cathay as it was then called and met the grandson of Genghis KhanKublai Khan.
Book of the Marvels of the World Omnde Moule and Paul Pelliot published a translation under the title Description of the World that uses manuscript F as its base and attempts to combine the several versions of the text into one continuous narrative while at the same time indicating the source for each devjsement London, Despite geographical obstacles and innumerable perils, the Venitian voyager arrives at his destination—and becomes the first to travel so far into an immense and wondrous Asia.
More info Detailed info In this second tome of Le Devisement du monde, Marco Polo travels across the north of Afghanistan and crosses China following the route of the caravans.
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Umut added it Oct 14, The oldest surviving Polo manuscript is in Old French heavily flavoured with Italian;  for Luigi Foscolo Benedetto, this “F” text is the basic original text, which he corrected by comparing it with the somewhat more detailed Italian of Ramusio, together with a Latin manuscript in the Biblioteca Ambrosiana.
The Great Walls were built to keep out northern invaders, whereas the ruling dynasty during Marco Polo’s visit were those very northern invaders. The impact of Polo’s book on cartography was delayed: Haneen Hatem rated it it was amazing Mar 13, Later travelers such as Odoric of Pordenone and Giovanni de’ Marignolli reached China during the Yuan dynasty and wrote accounts of their travels. Mohamed Sabry rated it it was ok Aug 18, Nb of pages LXVI – This text presents, for the first time, a bilingual edition of the text — a critical edition of the only surviving Franco-Italian manuscript BN Fr with a translation into contemporary French.
For example, none of the other Western travelers to Yuan dynasty China at that time, such as Giovanni de’ Marignolli and Odoric of Pordenonementioned the Great Wall, and that while remnants of the Wall would have existed at that time, it would not have been significant or noteworthy as it had not been maintained for a long time.
Maxime Duprez added it Aug 24, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Refresh and try again. You have no items in your shopping basket. Book Three describes some of the coastal regions of the East: Moule and Paul Pelliot, Marco Polo: