Human Circus: Journeys in the Medieval World

Marco and the Polos 5: The Echoes of the Wind

51:56 | Jun 9th, 2018

Marco Polo's story of "Zipangu," the secluded island kingdom, abundant with gold, and Kublai Khan's attempt to take it all, is the subject of this episode. I talk about the two Mongol invasions of Japan and how their story has reached us. Sources:The...Show More