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Author Benedetto, Luigi Foscolo, 1886-1966

Title The travels of Marco Polo / L.F. Benedetto ; [translated into English by Aldo Ricci ; with an introduction and index by Sir E. Denison Ross]
Published London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2005


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 439 pages, 13 unnumbered leaves of plates) : illustrations, maps
Series The Broadway travellers ; 25
Broadway travellers ; 25.
Contents Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Illustrations; Introduction; The Travels of Marco Polo; How Messer Niccolò and Messer Matteo left Conśtantinople to explore the world; Annotated Index; Index; Addeda and Corrigenda to Index
Summary First published in 1931. None of the manuscripts which have come down to us represent the original form of Marco Polo's narrative, but it is clear that certain texts are closer to the lost original than others. Entrusted with the task of preparing a new Italian edition of Marco Polo, Benedetto discovered many unknown manuscripts. He carefully edited the most famous of the manuscripts (the Geographic text) and collated it with the other best known ones. · An invaluable index has been added to Aldo Ricci's of Benedetto's text, which includes all the identifications made in the Geographic tex
Notes Facsim. of ed. published: 1931
Translated from the Italian
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 409) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Polo, Marco, 1254-1323? -- Travel -- Asia
Polo, Marco, 1254-1323?
Asia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800
Genre/Form Early works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203340647
Other Titles Travels of Marco Polo. English