Asian Art and History
Marco Polo: Myth and Reality
Morris Rossabi, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor of History, Queens College, The City University of New York
A presentation, with illustrations, of the epic journey of Marco Polo to the Middle East and China. Marco’s colorful anecdotes and his reports about porcelain, paper money, Beijing and Hangzhou are recounted. Some critics have questioned whether Marco reached China, but this presentation offers evidence that he did.
This lecture will be presented virtually using an online video platform.
This presentation is part of the Asian Art and History series.
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