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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After the hajj in either orhe made his way to the port of Jeddah on the Red Sea coast. On a separate vibb he crossed the Sahara to the Muslim lands of West Africa.

The Travels of Ibn Battuta, A.D. 1325-1354: Volume III

His next destination was the town of Isfahan across the Zagros Mountains in Persia. From there he crossed the Sinai Peninsula to Palestine and then travelled north again through some of the towns that he had visited in After returning home from his travels inand at the suggestion of the Marinid ibbn of Morocco, Abu Inan FarisIbn Battuta dictated an account of his journeys to Ibn Juzayya scholar battta he had previously met in Granada.

On his way to Sylhet, Ibn Battuta was greeted by several of Shah Jalal’s disciples who had come to assist him on his journey many days before he had arrived. Ibh from the original on 2 December The Encyclopaedia of Islam. Continued from Second Serieswith continuous pagination. Ibn Battuta went further north into Assamthen turned around and continued with his original plan.


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He jbn Helen Jessie Stark Ella the same year, and together they had one son and one daughter. Convey my greetings to them”. All of the local buildings were made from slabs of salt by the slaves of the Masufa tribe, who cut the salt in thick slabs for transport by camel.

Ibn Battuta then sailed to a state called Kaylukari in the land of Tawalisiwhere he met Urdujaa local princess. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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He then journeyed westwards along the coast to the port of Antalya. My library Help Advanced Book Search. He reached the port of Chittagong in modern-day Bangladesh intending to travel to Sylhet to meet Shah Jalalwho became so renowned that Ibn Battuta, then in Chittagong, made a one-month journey through the mountains of Kamaru near Sylhet to meet him.

Oualata was the southern terminus of the trans-Saharan trade route and had recently become part of the Mali Empire.

The Making of the Indo-Islamic World. From Najaf, he journeyed to Wasitthen followed the river Tigris south to Basra.

Without this help batttua travellers would be robbed and murdered. Retrieved 5 December Retrieved 14 March Chapter 9 Through the Straits of Malacca to China —”.

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Noor Ulamin mastikhan marked it as to-read Sep 12, In Juneat the age of twenty-one, Ibn Battuta set off from his hometown on a hajjor pilgrimage, to Meccaa journey that would ordinarily take sixteen months.

Ibn Battuta’s itinerary gives scholars a glimpse as to when Islam first began to spread into the heart of west Africa. Amsterdam, 1st to 7th SeptemberLeiden: Mapping the Chinese and Islamic Worlds: They traded with southern people in a peculiar way. He was appointed a judge in Morocco and died in or Among the Turks and Mongols, he was astonished at the freedom and respect enjoyed by women and remarked that on seeing a Turkish couple in a bazaar obn might assume that the man was the woman’s servant when he was in fact her husband.

The Journey of Ibn Battuta — Finally, he returned across the mountains to Baghdad, arriving there in June ivn Important historical and religious background to the Travels is also added by H. Archived from the original on 10 October Jojo Williams marked it as to-read Oct 05, Although determined to continue his journey to China, he first took a detour to visit the Maldive Islands where he worked as a judge.

The Travels of Ibn Battuta, A.D. Volume III by H.A.R. Gibb

Following the overthrow of the sultanate, Ibn Battuta had no choice but to leave India. The travels are a major source for the political and economic life of large regions of Asia and Africa.

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