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Marco Polo (c. 1254—1324) Italian traveller

 

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In The Squire's Tale (V.9, 46), the capital of Tartary. Marco Polo visited Sarai (on the Volga), which was a centre for the court of Barka Khan. Sarray has been identified with the modern Tsarev.

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