Phra Rama, Siamese kings so-called.
Phungan, Phungan-lu (Fungul?).
Pianfu (P'ing-yang fu).
Pilgrimage, to Adam's Sepulchre in Ceylon,
to Shrine of St. Thomas.
Pinati, king of Kaulam.
Pine woods in Mongolian desert.
- - in South China.
P'ing-chang, Fanchan, or second class Minister.
P'ing-yang fu (Pianfu).
Pipino, Friar Francesco.
Pirabandi or Bir Pandi (Vira Pandi).
Pirates of Malabar,
Piratical customs at Eli.
Plane, Oriental or Chinar.
Pog, or Fiag River.
Poison, antidote to.
Poisoning guests, custom of.
Poland, Mongol invasion of.
Pole, or Jackdaw on Polo's scutcheon.
Pole-star, invisible in Java the Less,
visible again in India.
Politeness of Chinese.
Polo, Andrea, grandfather of Marco.
- - Antonio, illegitimate son of Elder Marco.
- - Bellela, second daughter,
died before 1333.
- - Donata, wife of Traveller,
sale of property to her husband;
death between 1333-1336;
may have been Loredano.
- - or Bragadino, Fantina, eldest daughter of Traveller.
- - Felice, a cousin.
- - Fiordelisa, wife of last.
Polo, Fiordelisa, daughter of Maffeo the Younger.
- - Maffeo, brother of Nicolo,
time of death between 1309 and 1318.
- - Maffeo, brother of Traveller,
probabilities as to birth;
- - Marco, the elder son of Andrea, Uncle of the Traveller,
- - Marco, the Traveller,
perplexities in his biography;
Ramusio's notices, extracts from;
recognition of his names of places, paralleled with Columbus;
story of his capture at Curzola;
writes his book in prison at Genoa;
release and marriage;
claim to nobility;
his birth, circumstances of;
is taken to East;
employed by Kublai, mentioned in Chinese Records;
mission to Yun-nan;
governor of Yang-chau;
employed at Kan-chau, Kara Korum, Champa and Indian Seas;
mentioned in his Uncle Marco's will;
commands a galley at Curzola;
taken prisoner and carried to Genoa;
his imprisonment there;
dictates his book to Rusticiano;
release and return to Venice;
evidence as to story of capture;
dying vindication of his book;
executor to his brother Maffeo;
record of exemption from municipal penalty;
gives copy of book to T. de Cepoy;
marriage and daughters;
lawsuit with Paulo Girardo, proceeding regarding house property;
illness and last will;
probable date of death;
place of burial;
professed portraits of;
estimate of him and of his book;
true claims to glory;
faint indications of personality;
rare indications of humour;
absence of scientific notions;
geographical data in book;
his acquisition of languages, ignorance of Chinese, deficiencies in
allusions to Alexander;
incredulity about his stories;
by T. de Cepoy, Friar Pipino;
J. d'Acqui, Giov.
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