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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This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Uncommon Tales of a Medieval AdventurerChicago: The battita is discussed by Gibbpp. Intwo years before his first visit to Cairo, the Battuts African Malian Mansaor king of kings, Musa had passed through the same city on his own hajj and caused a sensation with a display of extravagant riches brought from his gold-rich homeland.

While in Calicut, Battuta was the guest of the ruling Zamorin. The servants rode some of the horses and we put rugs on the rest because of the cold. Mapping the Chinese and Islamic Worlds: After spending a month in Gao, Ibn Battuta set off with a large caravan for the oasis of Takedda.

In the Rihla he mentions his dismay at the local women going about with no clothing above the waist, and the locals taking no notice when he complained. The Travels of Ibn Battutah.

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. Volume III by H. Ibn Juzayy did not acknowledge his sources and presented some of the earlier descriptions as Ibn Battuta’s own observations.


He went to the port town of Azovwhere he met with the emir of the Khan, then to the large and rich city of Majar. When describing Damascus, Mecca, Medina and some other places in the Middle East, he clearly copied passages from the account by the Andalusian Ibn Jubayr which had been written more than years earlier.

Rather than returning home, Vattuta Battuta decided to continue on, choosing as his next destination the Ilkhanatea Mongol Khanateto the northeast. Continuing Perspectives on the Black Diaspora. Gert-Jan marked it as to-read Feb 17, He ubn Ramadan June or May in the city. Archived from the original on 17 March Ill with diarrhoea, he arrived in the city weak and exhausted for his second hajj.

The locations of Kaylukari and Tawalisi are disputed. Later he attended a banquet of the Yuan Mongol administrator of the city named Qurtai, who according to Ibn Battuta, was very fond of the skills of local Chinese conjurers.

Archived from the original on 1 January The Encyclopaedia of Islam.

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Convey my greetings to them”. Ibn Battuta’s ship almost sank on embarking from Sri Lanka, only for the vessel that came to his rescue to suffer an attack by pirates. Following the overthrow of the sultanate, Ibn Battuta had no choice but to leave India. She was described as an “idolater”, but could write the phrase Bismillah in Islamic calligraphy. He then travelled south along the Chinese coast to Guangzhouwhere he lodged for two weeks with one of the city’s wealthy merchants.

Journal des Savants 15— From there he made a journey to Bolgharwhich became the northernmost point he reached, and noted its unusually for battutaa subtropics dweller short nights in summer.


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

Mwaseem marked it as to-read Jan 18, Ibn Battuta was very impressed with the hospitality that he received and would later stay in their hospices in more than 25 towns in Anatolia. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in The Making of the Indo-Islamic World. In the autumn ofIbn Battuta left Fez and made his way to the town of Sijilmasa on the northern edge of the Sahara in present-day Morocco.

Mackintosh-Smith, TimTravels with a Tangerine: There is no indication that Ibn Battuta made any notes or had any journal during his twenty-nine years of travelling.

Keresztes added it Mar 06, He visited the great church of Hagia Sophia and spoke with an Eastern Orthodox priest about his travels in the city of Jerusalem.

TangierMarinid Morocco. Muslim Saints of South Asia: Princeton University Press, pp. Yasmin marked it as to-read Dec 07, Hindustan to Malabar with Ibn BattutahLondon: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ibn Battuta. Che Nisak marked it as to-read Apr 21, 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.

On 17 Novemberfollowing a month spent in Mecca, Ibn Battuta joined a large caravan of pilgrims returning to Iraq across the Arabian Peninsula. First published in Here he stayed for about two weeks in the wooden walled town as a guest of the sultan, and then the sultan provided him with supplies and sent him on his way on one of his own junks to China.