Marco Polo was an Italian merchant, explorer, and writer, born in the Republic of Venice. His travels are recorded in Livre des merveilles du monde (Book of the Marvels of the World, also known as The Travels …
Corte del Milion is still named after the nickname of Polo, "Il Milione".
Mosaic of Marco Polo displayed in the Palazzo Doria-Tursi, in Genoa, Italy
A page from Il Milione, from a manuscript believed to date between 1298–1299.