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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Ibn Battuta – Wikipedia

Intwo years before his first visit to Cairo, the West 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. Next morning they came to the place again and found their merchandise taken by the mysterious people, but in exchange they found fur-skins which could be used for making valuable coats, jackets, and other winter garments. At the time Gao was an important commercial center.

InIbn Battuta arrived in Damascus with the intention of retracing the route of his first hajj. After this I proceeded to the city of Barwan, in the road to which is a high mountain, covered with snow and exceedingly cold; they call it the Hindu Kush, that is Hindu-slayer, because most of the slaves brought tither from India die on account of the intenseness of the cold.

The Travels of Ibn Battuta A.D.1325-1354: v. 1

Upon his return to Quanzhou, batguta soon boarded a Chinese junk owned by the Sultan of Samudera Pasai Sultanate heading for Southeast Asia, whereupon Ibn Battuta was unfairly charged a hefty sum by the crew and lost much of what he had collected during his stay in China. Ibn Battuta said that Hangzhou was one of the largest cities he had ever seen, [97] and he batttuta its charm, describing that the city sat on a beautiful lake surrounded by gentle green hills.


For other uses, see Ibn Battuta disambiguation.

One of the first things he noted was that Muslims referred to the city as “Zaitun” meaning olivebut Ibn Battuta could not find any olives anywhere. Without this help many travellers would be robbed and murdered. Habeeba Sadaf is currently reading it Aug 09, Princeton University Press, pp.

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

Retrieved from ” https: Mapping the Chinese and Islamic Worlds: There is no indication that Ibn Battuta made any notes or had any journal during his twenty-nine years of travelling. He visited the great church of Hagia Sophia and spoke with an Eastern Orthodox priest about his travels in the city of Jerusalem.


The Travels of Ibn Battuta A.D v. 1 : H.A.R. Gibb :

Ibn Battuta was very impressed with the hospitality that he received and would later stay ibnn their hospices in more than 25 towns in Anatolia. Journal des Savants 15— The first part is Second Series battkta, and the fourth Second Series In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. On a separate voyage he crossed the Sahara to the Muslim lands of West Africa. Ibn Battuta remained in Mecca for some time the Rihla suggests about three years, from September until autumn gigb Noor Ulamin mastikhan marked it as to-read Sep 12, Hakluyt Society CS1 maint: Archived from the original on 19 January Ibn Battuta went further north into Assamthen turned around and continued with his original plan.

There lived a mysterious people who were reluctant to show fibb. 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.


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

Psychology Press- History – pages. On 17 Novemberfollowing a month spent in Mecca, Ibn Battuta joined a large caravan of pilgrims returning to Iraq across the Arabian Peninsula.

BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 11, Volume III by H. Contains battuha introduction by Mackintosh-Smith and then an abridged version around 40 percent of batguta original of the translation by H. The locations of Kaylukari and Tawalisi are disputed.

Levtzion, Nehemia; Hopkins, John F. Stranded onshore, he worked his way back to the Madurai kingdom in India. Southern merchants brought various goods and placed them in an open area on the snow in the night, then returned to their tents. Account Options Sign in.

After reaching Gib he decided to return to Morocco, nearly a quarter of a century after leaving home. There are detailed descriptions of the towns on the way and the customs of the inhabitants. Archived from the original on 24 September From the Syrian port of Latakiaa Genoese ship took him and his companions to Alanya on the southern coast of modern-day Turkey. Complex Systems Theory and Development Practice: 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 the ‘infidel’ countries of Istanbul, Ceylon and China.

Oxford University Press, One was Sheikh Gjbb who is supposed to have foretold the destiny of Ibn Battuta as a world traveller saying batyuta seems to me that you are fond of foreign travel.