Day: 9 January 2014

Marco Polo – the man who brought China to Europe

Italian explorer Marco Polo was born on 15th September 1254 and died on the 8th or 9th January 1324. We’re not sure which because in Venetian law the day ends at sunset not midnight. ‘Roma – Dettaglio del ritratto di Marco Polo – Tiziano – Gall. Doria’, Federico Zeri Foundation, public domain It was Marco […]

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