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The Travels of Marco Polo Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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Topics for Discussion

Identify, compare and contrast at least one characteristic that differentiates Christians, Jews, idolaters and Saracens from each other.

Explain and discuss the significance of the experience that changed Marco Polo from being called "the seventeen year-old Marco" to Messer Marco Polo.

Identify, list and comment on the four languages that Marco Polo learns while at the court of the Great Khan.

Identify, list and describe the characteristics of five peoples that inhabit Lesser and Greater Armenia.

Identify and describe the test and results that the sage recommends the king use to determine the difference between the people of Kerman and Persia.

Describe and discuss the story of the Sheik of the Mountain and its significance to modern day worshipers of Mahomet.

Describe and discuss the place of young women as wives and concubines in the social structure of the Great Khan and Cathay.

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