Book Of Ser Marco Polo, The Venetian (volume 1); Concerning The Kingdoms And Marvels Of The East

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1903. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... probable, though perhaps an illegitimate one), he is the only male descendant of old Andrea of San Felice whom we can indicate as having survived Marco himself; and from a study of the links in the professed genealogies I think it not unlikely that both Marco the Castellano of Verona and Maria Trevisan belonged to the branch of S. Geremia.* [See vol. ii., App. C, p. 510.] [49. bis.--It is interesting to note some of the reliques left by our traveller. 1. The unfortunate Doge of Venice, Marino Faliero, seems to have possessed many souvenirs of Marco Polo, and among them two manuscripts, one in the handwriting of his celebrated fellowcitizen (?), and one adorned with miniatures. M. Julius von Schlosser has reprinted {Die altcstcn Mcdaillcn und die Atitike, Bd. XVIII., Jahrb. d. Kunsthist. Samml. d. Allerhochsten Kaiserhauses, Vienna, 1897, pp. 42-43) from the Bulletino di arti, industriee curiosita veneziatie, III., 1880-81, p. ioi,t the inventory of the curiosities kept in the " Red Chamber " of Marino Faliero's palace in the Parish of the SS. Apostles; we give the following abstract of it:-- Anno ab incarnacione domini nostri Jesu Christi 13510 indictionc sexta * In Appendix B will be found tubulated all the facts that seem to be positively ascertained as to the Polo genealogies. In the Venetian archives occurs a procuration executed by the Doge in favour of the Nobilis Vir Ser Marco Paulo that he may present himself before the king of Sicily; under date, Venice 9th November, 1342. And some years later we have in the Sicilian Archives an order by King Lewis of Sicily, directed to the Maestri Procuratori of Messina, which grants to Marco Poi.o of Venice, on account of services rendered to the king's court, the privilege of free import and export at the p...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1903. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... probable, though perhaps an illegitimate one), he is the only male descendant of old Andrea of San Felice whom we can indica...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:324 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.68 inPublished:January 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021737946X

ISBN - 13:9780217379465

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