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1,468 words, approx. 5 pages
Rabban Bar Sauma, the "Reverse Marco Polo," Travels from Beijing to Bourdeaux Overview One could call Rabban Bar Sauma a "reverse Marco Polo": whereas Polo traveled from We... Read more
636 words, approx. 3 pages
Rabban Bar Sauma c.1220-1294 Chinese Nestorian Monk and Explorer In the late 1280s, a Nestorian Christian monk named Rabban Bar Sauma took the opposite route of many of his contemporary explorers by v... Read more
1,068 words, approx. 4 pages
Rabban Bar Sauma Born c. 1220, Peking, China Died c. 1294, Baghdad, present-day Iraq Much is known about medieval travelers, such as Venetian Marco Polo (see entry), who journeyed from Europe to Asia... Read more
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