Organized Council at Lyons to address Tartar Invasion
Described Don River and Parts of Russia.
Dispatched to Great Khan, Kuyuk Khan . Provided a detailed report of his 2 year journey to Mongolia and the Great Khan.
Travels to Asia with Father and Uncle. Spends 17 years in Khans Court.
Meets Rustichello of Pisa who records Polo's travels.
Writes "A Description of the World" chronicling Polo's Adventures.
Dispatched by Pope Nicholas IV to China. Arrived in Peking, 1295. Appointed Archbishop of Peking in 1307.
The last of the Mongol emperors. Palace of Deep Clarity.
Gave new details of life in China.
Arrived in China
Defeated the Mongols. Interrupted safe passage from Europe to the East.
Mongol Empire begins