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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The fourth volume was prepared by Charles Beckingham and published in For his service, he was awarded a ‘war privilege’ MA.

Ibn Battuta went further north into Assamthen turned around and continued with his original plan. The servants rode some of the horses and we put rugs on the rest because of the cold.

Ibn Battuta

Here he spent some time bzttuta the court of the short-lived Madurai Sultanate under Ghiyas-ud-Din Muhammad Damghani, [86] from where he returned to the Maldives and boarded a Chinese junkstill intending to reach China and take up his ambassadorial post. He married Helen Jessie Stark Ella the same year, and together they had one son and one daughter.

Extracts are available on the Gib University site. Ibn Battuta disapproved of the fact that female slaves, servants and even the daughters of the sultan went about exposing parts of their bodies not befitting a Muslim. Convey my greetings to them”. Archived from the original on 16 January Series 4 in French.

Encyclopedia of Arabic language and linguistics, Volume 4. He states that he then left for India and arrived at the Indus river battta 12 September ; however, although he does not specify exact dates, the description of his complex itinerary and the clues in the text to the chronology suggest that this journey to India lasted around three years.


He set out again with a caravan in February and after 25 days arrived at the dry salt lake bed of Taghaza with its salt mines.

The text of these volumes has been used as the source for translations into other languages. After returning to Quanzhou inIbn Battuta batttua his journey back battutz Morocco. 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 Journey of Ibn Battuta — Farhad Aria marked it as to-read Feb 27, Travels in Asia and Africa, Ibn Battuta also mentions visiting Sana’abut whether he actually did so is doubtful. At the time Gao was an important commercial center. 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.

Hakluyt Society CS1 maint: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He would not see Morocco again for twenty-four years. On his journey across the desert, he received a message from battuts Sultan of Morocco commanding him to return home.

Ibn Battuta – Wikipedia

Muslim Saints battyta South Asia: There are no discussion topics on this book yet. There lived a mysterious people who were reluctant to givb themselves. This page was last edited on 27 Decemberat This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in Archived from the original on 7 December Selected pages Title Page.

The island of Sumatraaccording to Ibn Battuta, was rich in camphorareca nutclovesand tin. Beginning in they published a series of four volumes containing battjta critical edition of the Arabic text together with a translation into French. Rejaul Karim marked it as to-read Apr 20, After reaching Mecca he decided to return to Morocco, nearly a quarter of a century after leaving home.


Ibn Battuta Travels In Asia And Africa 1325-1354

Ibn Battuta was born in Tangier in 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. He then learned that his father had died 15 years earlier [] and death became the dominant theme for the next year or so.

Retrieved 13 June After his departure from al-Andalus he decided to travel through Morocco. After outlining the extensive route of Ibn Battuta’s Journey, Nehru notes: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Yasmin marked it as to-read Dec 07, Little is known about Ibn Battuta’s life after completion of his Rihla in He visited the great church of Hagia Sophia and spoke with an Eastern Orthodox priest about his travels in the city of Jerusalem.

Curt Anderson marked it as to-read Oct 06, Oxford University Press, 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.

While in Calicut, Battuta was the guest of the ruling Zamorin. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. Travels in Asia and Africa —”.