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Marco Polo's book and more

Posted by Sphinx on August 27, 2003

Did you know this book of Macro, "The book of Marco Polo, Citizen of Venice, Called Million, Wherein is Recounted the Wonders of the World"?

The title is so long! And could you know how to explain "Called Million, Wherein is Recounted the Wonders of the World"?

Another question:
"Marco Polo made progress in the Khan Kublai's favor; he studied Mongol language and was entrusted by the emperor with various missions to parts of the realm."

why we cannot use "was charged by the emperor with" here?