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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He attended the Royal High School, Edinburgh. Sex slaves were used by Ibn Battuta such as in Delhi.

Some ib have also questioned whether he really visited China. From there, they sailed to Calicut now known as Kozhikodewhere Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama would land two centuries later. Without this help many travellers would be robbed and murdered.

Ibn Battuta continued by ship south to the Swahili Coasta region then known in Arabic as the Bilad al-Zanj “Land of the Zanj “[44] with an overnight stop at the island town of Mombasa. For other uses, see Ibn Battuta disambiguation.

From the Rajput Kingdom of Sarsatti, Battuta visited Hansi in India, describing it as “among the most beautiful cities, the best constructed and the most populated; it is surrounded with a strong wall, and its founder is said to be one of the great infidel kings, called Tara”.

Marie Watt marked it as to-read Apr 15, Because ginb these in, it is not possible to determine an accurate chronology of Ibn Battuta’s travels in the region. He then learned that his father had died 15 years earlier [] and death became the dominant theme for the next year or so.

Ibn Battuta recorded that while in Bolghar he wanted to travel further north into the land of darkness. At the meeting in CE, Ibn Battuta noted that Shah Jalal was tall and lean, fair in complexion and lived by the mosque in a cave, where his only item of value was a goat he kept for milk, butter, and yogurt.


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

Psychology Press- History – pages. Such a journey would in been impossible in the allotted time and both Gibb and Hrbek have argued that Ibn Battuta conflated this journey with inb journeys that he made in the region. With a change in the monsoon winds, Ibn Battuta sailed back to Arabia, first to Oman and the Strait of Hormuz then on to Mecca for the hajj of or Selected pages Title Page.

He married Helen Jessie Stark Ella the same year, and together they had one son gobb one daughter. 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.

He then moved on to Cape Guardafui further down the Somalia seaboard, spending about a week in each location. The locations of Kaylukari and Tawalisi are disputed.

Archived from the original on 20 August In the Rihla he mentions his dismay at the local women going gjbb with no clothing above the waist, and the locals taking no notice when he complained. However, even if the Rihla is not fully based on what its author personally witnessed, it provides an important account of much of the 14th-century world. Southern merchants brought various goods and placed them in an open area on the snow in the night, then returned to their tents.

Beginning in they published a battuya of four volumes containing a critical edition of the Bqttuta text together with a translation into French. Jojo Williams marked it as to-read Oct 05, 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.


The Travels of Ibn Battuta, A.D. Volume III by H.A.R. Gibb

Includes inn text of Ibn Battuta’s account of his visit to China. Gert-Jan marked it as to-read Feb 17, 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. Bernie Brucie rated it it was amazing Mar 03, Brendan added it Apr 28, Archived from the original on 17 January Filipinos widely believe that Kaylukari was in present-day Pangasinan Province of the Philippines.

In any event, Ibn Battuta must be amongst the great travellers of battuuta time.

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

The travels of Ibn Batuta: For his details he relied exclusively on battutq memory, cultivated by the system of a theological education. Abu Sa’id’s territories had subsequently collapsed due to a fierce civil war between the Inb and Mongols. Catalogue des manuscrits arabes in French. First published in No trivia or quizzes yet. 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.

Ibn Battuta praised the craftsmen and their silk and porcelain ; as well as fruits such as plums and watermelons and the advantages of paper money. After reaching Mecca he decided to return to Morocco, nearly a quarter of a century after leaving home.

Travels in Asia and Africa —”. Che Nisak marked it as to-read Apr 21,