Sites and pages devoted to Marco Polo (1254–1323?). Venetian trader who claimed to have explored China as an emissary of Kublai Khan.
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F. Wood's Did Marco Polo Go To China?
A critical appraisal with notes by Dr. Igor de Rachewiltz of the Australian National University.
The Glories Of Kinsay
An account of Polo's travels written soon after his return to his homeland. From the Medieval Sourcebook.
Biographical article from the Catholic Encyclopedia.
Marco Polo's Asia
An essay on Marco Polo and his adventures in Asia.
Marco Polo: On the Tartars
Some excerpts from the diary of Marco Polo and his Chinese expeditions. From the Medieval Sourcebook.
An online summary of National Geographic's feature article tracing Polo's expedition, with images and bibliography. (May 01, 2001)