15 thoughts on “The Mongolian Empire and the Silk Route

  1. I have DEFINITELY learnt something new today because I saw Marco Polo was a very adventurous explore and also he found out something amazing (to them) the paper notes and ice cream 🍦!!!

  2. I have learnt something new because I have never heard of such an adventurous explorer. I now know that he is from Venice, Italy and he got things from all around Asia and Mongolia and used to sell them back in Europe

  3. Marco Polo was a Venetian merchant traveller whose travels are recorded in Livres des merveilles du monde, a book that introduced Europeans to Central Asia and China.
    Marco Polo was born on 15th September 1254, Italy and he died on 8th January 1324 at the age of (69-70)

    Mongolian Empire started as a small country as the years past it began to take over other country’s/lands which were near them and it began to grow bigger and bigger as the years past. They reigned from 1026 to 1368.

  4. The Mongolian empire was at full force starting from 1162 to 1368 when Northern China overthrew their Mongolian ruling power.The Mongolian empire started in China and soon Iraq,Korean Penisula and parts of Europe.Genghis Khan and his descendants started the gigantic empire and this way many trades like herbs and spices were introduces as Mongolia was ruling most of the world.

    Marco Polo was an explorer who was from Venice who wanted to see what countries were like outside Europe and he brought goods such as herbs and spices and silk from China and brought them back to Venice.Marco Polo also wrote about his adventures saying he saw small,hairy humans who are monkeys.Marco Polo saw paper notes used as money and this was very interesting for him because European coutries only used coins.

  5. I have learnt something new because I have never heard of such an adventurous explorer. I now know that he is from Venice, Italy and he got things from all around Asia and Mongolia and used to sell them back in Europe. He used trade things so he could get spices, silk and gems for things that he would give. He would trade with other merchants who had valuable things. He travelled throughout China, Mongolia India, UAE, Bangladesh and more.

  6. I have learnt that Marco Polo used to be an famous merchant before he began his travels down the silk lane. Also, the growth of the Mongolian Empire helped with trade as Mongolia had control over trade in the countries their empire owned and they could trade within themselves and foreign countries. The foreign countries may be closer to certain countries under Mongolia’s rule.

  7. I learnt that Marco polo thought the world was flat because of the waterfall as you can die if you go off it. Owning most of the land, makes it possible for Mongolia to trade as there is no one to stop them trading as they are so powerful.

  8. The Mongolian empire started very small but they began to take lots of land which was near them and it grew much larger. They reigned from 1026 to 1368.

    Marco Polo is an explorer who brought things from other countries and sold them in his own countrie.He learned the mercantile trade from his father and uncle, Niccolò and Maffeo, who travelled through Asia and met Kublai Khan. In 1269, they returned to Venice to meet Marco for the first time. The three of them embarked on an epic journey to Asia, returning after 24 years to find Venice at war with Genoa; Marco was imprisoned and dictated his stories to a cellmate

  9. Marco Polo was a merchant and a explorer who was born in Venice, Italy on 1254.He was the first European to travel to China through the Mongolian empire in 13 century and make a detailed chronicle of his experience.Polo was fascinated when seeing new thing’s in China.He saw quality silk, jewels, spices and pringed paper as money.

    • Rewrite:
      1.Marco Polo was a merchant and an explorer who was born on 15th September 1254 Venice, Italy and died on 8th January 1324 Venice, Italy. Polo was the first European to travel around China making his way through the Mongolian empire and make a detailed chronicle of his experience and discoveries. He crossed many seas, countries and cities while seeing many fascinating things like jewels, spices and quality silk. Also he was most fascinated when he saw people use printed paper as money.
      Polo,his father and uncle, Niccolò and Maffeo, went across places such as: Haifa, Hormuz, parts of India, Kashgar, Shangdu, Beijing and Constantinople. After his journey, Marco Polo published a book called “The Travels of Marco Polo” in 1300.

  10. Marco Polo was a Venetian merchant believed to have journeyed across Asia at the height of the Mongol Empire. He first set out at age 17 with his father and uncle, traveling overland along what later became known as the Silk Road.He died in 1324.

  11. Today i go to the ice and we go to maps to go around the contry and the contry is venice,beijing and it lots of contry we just did but i cant remember them. We save the work and we did a twitter.

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