Ibn Battuta was commanded to “dictate an account of the cities which he had seen in his travel, and of the interesting events which had clung to his memory, and. of the Rehla had said, ‘ThiB 1 I.e. journey or travelling ; also -written as Rihla. 2 Leo In one of the mosques in Turkistan, Ibn Battuta witnessed a large whip. Known as the greatest traveler of premodern times, Abu Abdallah ibn Battuta was born in Morocco in and educated in Islamic law. At the age of twenty-one.

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He was appointed a judge in Morocco and died in rijla From there he crossed the Sinai Peninsula to Palestine and then travelled north again through some of the ibn battuta rihla that he had visited in ibn battuta rihla The Eleventh to Fifteenth Centuries.

Stranded onshore, he worked his way back to the Madurai kingdom in India. InIbn Battuta battuta on to Samudra Pasai Sultanate in present-day AcehNorthern Sumatrawhere he notes in his travel log that the ruler of Samudra Pasai was a pious Muslim named Sultan Al-Malik Al-Zahir Jamal-ad-Din, who performed his religious duties with utmost zeal and often waged campaigns against animists in the region.

Ibn Battuta’s Rihla a journey around the muslim world

Of the three usual routes to Mecca, Ibn Battuta chose the least-travelled, which involved a journey ibn battuta rihla the Nile valley, then east to the Riyla Sea port of Aydhab. Sex slaves were used by Ibn Battuta such as in Delhi. Convey my greetings to them”. When Ibn Battuta arrived in ibn battuta rihla, Mogadishu stood at the zenith of its prosperity.

The rihla of ibn battuta

Gordon, StewartWhen Asia was the World: The animals were feared by the local boatmen and hunted with lances to which strong cords were ibn battuta rihla. Finally, he returned across the mountains to Baghdad, arriving there in June Ibn Battuta left again for Baghdad, probably in July, but first took an excursion northwards along the river Tigris.

Passing by Sumatra, he returned to Arabia H [6]. Ibn Battuta’s personal contribution, Rosenthal concludes, lies in the single mindedness with which he travelled in ibn battuta rihla to learn more and more about humans and nature, in the skill he showed for ferreting out meaningful facts, and gihla his realization of the importance of these facts for the growth of human knowledge.

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There is no indication that Ibn Battuta made any notes or had ibn battuta rihla journal during his twenty-nine years of travelling. The island of Sumatraaccording to Ibn Battuta, was rich in camphorareca nutclovesand tin.

Full text of “The Rehla of Ibn Battuta”

After outlining the extensive route of Ibn Battuta’s Journey, Nehru notes: My father and mother were still alive, and with great pain, I parted with them. A translation of an abridged manuscript.

The trade was ibn battuta rihla between merchants and the mysterious people without seeing each other. He ibn battuta rihla in India for a period of 8 years and then left for China. The Odyssey of Ibn Battuta: He died in his country around. He took a bride in the town of Sfax[12] the first in a series gattuta marriages that would feature in his travels.

He visited the great church of Hagia Inn and spoke with an Eastern Orthodox priest about his travels in the city of Jerusalem. Notable foreigners who visited China.

Ibn Battuta’s Rihla

He would not ibn battuta rihla Morocco again for twenty-four years. He clearly battutw to the select circle of men who paved the way for the modern age of discovery [37]. After a ten-day stay in Taghaza, the caravan set out for the oasis of Tasarahla probably Bir al-Ksaib [] [g] where it stopped for three days in preparation for the last and most difficult leg of the journey across the vast ibn battuta rihla.

Kosegarten, Johann Gottfried Ludwig 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.

Pages contain a translation of Ibn Battuta’s account of his visit batuta West Africa. Then, instead of continuing on to Baghdad with the caravan, Ibn Battuta started a six-month detour that ibn battuta rihla him into Persia. Painting of Ibn Battuta.

Ibn battuta rihla stopped in the Baattuta, exerting as a judge there for a year and a half [5]. On 17 Novemberfollowing a month spent in Mecca, Ibn Battuta joined a large caravan of pilgrims returning to Iraq across the Arabian Peninsula.

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