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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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Three extracts were published in by the German orientalist Johann Kosegarten.

At a hermitage on a mountain near Sinjarhe met a Kurdish mystic who gave him some silver coins. Muslim Saints of South Asia: While in Calicut, Battuta was the guest of the ruling Zamorin. Eromsted added it Dec 21, 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.

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Jojo Williams marked it as to-read Oct 05, When Asia was the World. Ibn Battuta recorded that while in Bolghar he wanted to travel further north into the land of darkness. Burckhardt, John Lewis Oriental Translation Committee, and sold. 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.


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. Mackintosh-Smith, TimTravels with a Tangerine: Archived from the original on 10 October Ibn Battuta’s interest in places was subordinate to his interest in people and his geographical knowledge was gained entirely from personal experience.

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

No trivia or quizzes yet. In this volume he visits Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.

Gordon, StewartWhen Asia was the World: Catalogue des manuscrits arabes in French. This first complete and scholarly edition in English has proved essential to orientalists and illuminating to medievalists. This area is today known as Hosapattana and lies in the Honavar administrative district of Uttara Kannada.

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. Three copies of another abridged manuscript were acquired by the Swiss traveller Johann Burckhardt and bequeathed to the University of Cambridge.

Glimpses of World History. Scholars do not believe that Ibn Battuta visited all the places he described and argue that in order to provide a comprehensive description of places in the Muslim world, he relied on bzttuta evidence and made use of accounts by earlier travellers.

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

Ibn Battuta said that Hangzhou was one of the largest cities he had ever seen, [97] and he batyuta its charm, describing that the city bxttuta on a beautiful lake surrounded by gentle green hills. Crowds and power Elias Canetti Snippet view – Many Ways of Speaking about the Self: The Travels of Ibn Battuta, A. 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.


Problems with chronology, however, lead commentators to suggest that he may have left after the hajj. With a change in the jbn winds, Ibn Battuta sailed back to Arabia, first to Oman and the Strait of Hormuz then on to Mecca for the hajj of or Wikiquote has quotations related to: WH added it Sep 12, Hindustan to Malabar with Ibn BattutahLondon: He spent Ramadan June or May in the city.

On 17 Novemberfollowing a gobb spent in Mecca, Ibn Battuta joined a large caravan of pilgrims returning to Iraq across the Arabian Peninsula. Mwaseem marked it as to-read Jan 18, Samir Rihani Limited preview – Ibn Battuta’s work was unknown outside the Muslim world until the beginning batttuta the 19th century, gubb the German traveller-explorer Ulrich Jasper Seetzen — acquired a collection of manuscripts in the Middle East, among which was a page volume containing an abridged version of Ibn Juzayy’s text.

Ibn Battuta left again for Baghdad, probably in July, but first took an excursion northwards along the river Tigris.