The Travels of Marco Polo The Venetian Author:William Marsden(Translated & Edited by) Section 1: The greatest and most marvellous Characteristics of the peoples, especially of Armenia, Persia, India, and Tartary, as they are severelly related in the present work of Marco Polo, a wise and learned citizen of Venice, who states distinctly what things he saw and what things he heard from other. — Section 2: The great and admirable ach... more »ievements of the grand Khan now reigning, who is styled Kublai-Khan. The peoples of Cathay, Manji, and Thebet and their customs and characteristics. The Nature of the countries and peoples comprising the empire of the Tartars.
Section 3: A description of the sea of Chin and the great island of Zipangu, which lies to the east of Cathay, and of the islands of Java, Angaman, and Zeilan, all of which are in Lesser India, the noblest and rechest country in the world. Of the islands of the Males and the Females, Soccotera, Madagascar, and Zenzibar, and the provinces of Abyssinia and Aden, which comprise Middle India. Of the Region of Darkness, the Rovince of Russia, Great Turkey, and the war between the Tartars of the East and the Tartars of the West.« less