Konar tree, Marco Polo's apples of Paradise.
Korano, epithet on Indo-Scythic coins.
Korea, History of.
Kornish, or K'o-tow (Khen-theu).
Kosakio, a general against Japan.
Kotcheres, Kurds of Mosul.
Kotlogh, or Kutlugh, Sultan of Kerman.
Kotlogh Shah, the Chaghataian prince.
Kouyunjik, sculptures at.
Kozlov, Lieutenant K.P., on the Lob-nor.
Kubenan (Cobinan), a Kuh-banan "Hill of the Terebinths or Wild Pistachios".
Kublai (Cublay), Kaan, the Great Khan,
his envoys meet the two elder Polos;
receives and questions the Polos;
sends them as envoys to the Pope;
his desire for Christian teachers, and for oil from the lamp in the
gives them a Golden Tablet;
his reception of the three Polos;
sends Marco on an embassy;
Marco grows in favour;
allows the Polos to depart with Tablets of Authority;
rumour of his death;
sends a napkin of asbestos to the Pope;
his greatness and power;
his milk libations;
his inscription at Shangtu;
his lineage, age, and accession;
Nayan's defeat and death;
rebukes anti-Christian gibes;
returns to Cambaluc;
treats four religions with equal respect;
his views on Christianity;
how he rewards his captains;
his personal appearance;
his wives and ladies-in-waiting;
his palace at Cambaluc;
builds Cambaluc city;
order of his feasts;
celebration of his birthday;
his distribution of robes;
his New Year's feast;
adopts Chinese ancestor-worship;
his game laws;
his hunting establishment;
his masters of hounds;
how he goes a-hunting;
how his year is spent;
Ahmad's influence, oppression, and death;
his treatment of Mahomedans;
his mint and paper-money;
his purchase of valuables;
his twelve great Barons;
his posts and runners;
remission of taxes;
a tree planter;
his store of corn;
charity to the poor;
gaol deliveries, and prohibition of gambling;
his early campaign in Yun-nan;
and the king of Mien and Bangala;
sends Bayan to invade Manzi;
his dealings with Bayan;
satisfied with the Polo's mangonels;
appoints Mar Sarghis governor of Chinghian-fu;
the city of Kinsay;
his revenue from Kinsay;
his expedition against Chipangu (Japan);
sends force against Chamba;
attempts to gain Java;
sends to buy Ceylon ruby;
sends for religions of Sakya;
testifies to miraculous powers of Sakya's dish;
intercourse with Ma'bar;
missions to Madagascar;
Kaidu's wars with him.
- - Khan, territories and people subject to (Turkistan),
(Tangut and Mongolia);
(Tibetan frontier and Yun-nan);
(N. Eastern China);
Kudatku Bilik, an Uighur poem.
Kuhistan, or Hill country of Persia.
Kukachin, see Cocachin.
Kukju (Genkju), Kublai's son.
Kuku-Khotan (Blue Town), depot for Mongolian trade with China.
Ku-kwan, Customs' Barrier.
Kulab, lions in,
Kulan, Asinus Onager, the Gor Khar of Persia.
Kumar, see Komar.
Kumhari, Kumari, see Comari.
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