Marco polo was born in Verice Italy around 1254 in 1271when he was 17 years old he traveld to asia with his dad and uncle .he travald farther into china than any other eripian had gone before.

finaly he took a ride to percia and then back home in all he was gone for 24 years in 1298 there was a conflict between venice and genoa polo was capturd by the genoese and imprisoned by them. while in jail morco dicided the story of his travels to a writer who published the book the travals of marco polo . polo died in 1324