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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Mackintosh-Smith, TimTravels with a Tangerine: Uncommon Tales of a Medieval AdventurerChicago: He then moved on to Cape Guardafui further down the Somalia seaboard, spending about a week in each location. Encyclopedia of Arabic language and linguistics, Volume 4.

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Gordon, StewartWhen Asia was the World: From the Syrian port of Latakiaa Genoese ship took him and his companions to Alanya on the southern coast of modern-day Ib. Born in Alexandria, Egypt, Gibb went to Scotland the home of his ancestors for education at the age of five after the death of yibb father.

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Stranded onshore, he worked his way back to the Madurai kingdom in India. Use dmy dates from November Use British English from February Articles with hCards Articles containing Arabic-language text All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from December Articles with unsourced statements from December Articles with unsourced statements from April Articles containing simplified Chinese-language text Articles containing traditional Chinese-language text CS1 Latin-language sources la CS1 Arabic-language sources ar CS1 maint: In Najaf, he visited the mausoleum of Alithe Fourth Caliph.


Wikiquote has quotations related to: Bernie Brucie rated it it was amazing Mar 03, For his details he relied exclusively on his memory, cultivated by the system of a theological education. The opportunity for Battuta to leave Delhi finally arose in when an embassy arrived from Yuan dynasty China asking for permission to rebuild a Himalayan Buddhist temple popular with Chinese pilgrims.

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Continued from Second Serieswith continuous pagination. All of the local buildings were made from slabs of salt by the slaves of baftuta Masufa tribe, who cut the salt in thick slabs for transport by camel.

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.

Includes the text of Ibn Battuta’s account of his visit to China.

In any event, Ibn Battuta must be amongst the great travellers of all time. Abdul Battuta marked it as to-read Feb 27, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.


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Views Read Edit View history. The Travels of Ibn Battuta, A. Crowds and power Elias Canetti Snippet view – After four days in the town, he journeyed on to Mecca, where completing his pilgrimage he took the honorific status of El-Hajji.

Archived PDF from the original on 2 January My library Help Advanced Book Search. Series 4 in French. 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.

Travels in Asia and Africa: Archived from the original on 19 January Lists with This Book.

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. One was Sheikh Burhanuddin who is supposed to have foretold the destiny of Ibn Battuta as a world traveller saying “It seems to me that you are fond of foreign travel.