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Marco Polo Season 2 DVD Special Features
Language: English Boxed Set: Yes Discs: 3 pcs
Release date:2016 Condition: New Weight: 0.4 kg
Format: Support both NTSC & PAL No. of Season: 2
Region: Region Free – You can enjoy it wherever you are
Leading Role: Benedict Wong, Olivia Cheng, Joan Chen, Zhu Zhu
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Marco Polo Season 2 DVD Overview
The popular translation published by Penguin Books in 1958 by R.E. Latham works several texts together to make a readable whole.Polo related his memoirs orally to Rustichello da Pisa while both were prisoners of the Genova Republic.The published editions of his book either rely on single manuscripts, blend multiple versions together,Marco Polo Season 2 DVD or add notes to clarify, for example in the English translation by Henry Yule. The 1938 English translation by A.C. Moule and Paul Pelliot is based on a Latin manuscript found in the library of the Cathedral of Toledo in 1932, and is 50% longer than other versions.Approximately 150 manuscript copies in various languages are known to exist,Marco Polo Season 2 and before availability of the printing press discrepancies were inevitably introduced during copying and translation. Rustichello wrote Devisement du Monde in Langues d'Oil, a lingua franca of crusaders and western merchants in the Orient.The idea probably was to create a handbook for merchants, essentially a text on weights, measures and distances.An authoritative version of Marco Polo's book does not and cannot exist, for the early manuscripts differ significantly.
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