The Travels of Ibn Battuta [H.A.R. GIBB] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. No other medieval traveler is known to have journeyed so. Ibn Battuta (/ˌɪbənbætˈtuːtɑː/; Arabic: محمد ابن بطوطة ; fully ʾAbū ʿAbd al- Lāh Muḥammad Gibb still admits that he found it difficult to believe that Ibn Battuta actually travelled as far east as Erzurum. ^ In the Rihla the date of Ibn Battuta’s. Ibn Battuta’s interest in places was subordinate to his interest in people and his historical and religious background to the Travels is also added by H. A. R. Gibb.

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From there he followed the coast in a series of boats making slow progress against the prevailing south-easterly winds. This edition, translated afresh from the Arabic text, provides extensive notes which enable the journeys to be followed in detail. Battuta claimed that the Mongol Khan Gbib had interned with him in his grave, six slave soldiers and four girl slaves.

The animals were feared by the local boatmen and hunted with lances to which strong cords were attached. Urduja was a brave warrior, and her people are opponents of the Yuan dynasty. He spent nine months on the islands, much longer than he had intended. With a change in the monsoon winds, Ibn Battuta sailed back to Arabia, first to Oman and the Strait of Hormuz then on to Mecca for the hajj of or A Year in Delhi.

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Muhammad Tahir marked it as to-read Mar 02, Numerous other locations have been proposed, ranging from Java to somewhere in Guangdong ProvinceChina. The observations of this intelligent representative of Islamic culture on almost all the known inhabited world beyond Europe provide fruitful comparisons with the life and geographical knowledge of the West. Afraid to return to Delhi and be seen as a failure, he stayed for a time in southern India under the protection of Jamal-ud-Din, ruler of the small but powerful Nawayath sultanate on the banks of the Sharavathi river next to the Arabian Sea.

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Contains an introduction by Mackintosh-Smith and then an abridged version around 40 percent of the original of the translation by H. When Ibn Battuta arrived inMogadishu stood at the zenith of its prosperity.

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He then headed south to Shiraza large, flourishing city spared the destruction wrought by Mongol invaders on many more northerly towns. After returning home from his travels inand at the suggestion of the Marinid ruler of Morocco, Abu Inan FarisIbn Battuta dictated an account of his journeys to Ibn Juzayya scholar whom he had previously met in Granada.

battutz BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 11, He met the ruler of Malacca and stayed as a guest for three days.

Gibb”, was a Scottish Orientalist. InIbn Battuta arrived in Damascus with the intention of retracing the route of his first hajj.

Archived from the original on 16 January Chapter 9 Through the Straits of Malacca to China —”. The first volume was not published until Nation in Search of a StateWestview Press: Travels in Asia and Africa: His journeys are estimated to have covered over 75, miles and he is the only medieval traveller known to have visited every Muslim state of the time, besides th Ibn Battuta was born in Tangier in Yasmin marked it as to-read Dec 07, While in Calicut, Battuta was the guest of the ruling Zamorin.


Filipinos widely believe that Kaylukari was in present-day Pangasinan Province of the Philippines. He would not see Morocco again for twenty-four years. Travels in Asia and Africa, Volume 18 of Broadway travellers.

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Burckhardt, John Lewis Series 4 in French. Views Read Edit View history. However, even if the Rihla is not fully based on what its author personally witnessed, it provides an important account of much of the 14th-century world.

During this period, he described the construction of the Palace of Husuni Kubwa and a significant extension to the Great Mosque of Kilwawhich was made of coral stones ign was the largest Mosque of battyta kind.

Oxford University Press, De Mohamedde ebn Batuta Arabe Tingitano”. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ibn Battuta. Battutta my greetings to them”.

Archived from the original on 19 January She was described as an “idolater”, but could write the phrase Bismillah in Islamic calligraphy. Ibn Battuta’s itinerary gives scholars a glimpse as to when Islam first began to spread into the heart of west Africa.

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