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. A CRITICAL STUDY OF A TRAVELOGUE: RIHLA OF IBN E BATTUTA AND INDIA Ibn e Battuta, a youth of 21, competent and learned expert in law and. 22 Jul Language English. The Rehla of Ibn Battuta. Identifier TheRehlaOfIbnBattuta. Identifier-ark ark://t59c9p99t. Ocr ABBYY FineReader

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Rihla consists of three types: In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote Wikisource. Archived from the original on 17 March Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

The exterior of the burial monument of Ibn Battuta in Tangier, built on his family’s land, part of a garden. From Guangzhou he went north to Quanzhou and then proceeded to the city of Fuzhouwhere he took up residence with Zahir al-Din and was proud to meet Kawam al-Din and a fellow countryman named Al-Bushri of Ceutawho had become a wealthy merchant in China.

Lee provides valuable notes and, in his preface, provides an insightful historiography. Filipinos widely believe that Kaylukari was in present-day Pangasinan Province of the Philippines. 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.

Interspersed throughout the translation, Rev. Ibn Battuta says, he went one day to see the sultan, who had by his side a quantity of pearls which had just been fished in his kingdom. Oualata was the southern terminus of the trans-Saharan trade route and had recently become part of the Mali Empire.

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He then learned that his father had died 15 years earlier [] and death became the dominant theme for the next year or so. High quality porcelain is one such things; ibj huge size of hens and cockerels is another. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.


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. Next morning they came to the place again and found their merchandise taken by the mysterious people, but in exchange they found fur-skins which could be used for making valuable coats, jackets, and other winter garments. This area is today known as Hosapattana and lies in the Obn administrative district of Uttara Kannada.

The sultan picked the pearls by his side, and asked Ibn Battuta: Mapping the Chinese and Islamic Worlds: University of California Press. From his trip to Africa, Walckenaer, for instance, holds, he becomes the first man to have penetrated and provided the first known accounts of the interior of such continent [34]. In he left his parental home for pilgrimage in Mecca. May be of historical interest, but Ross E.

Dover Books on Travel, Adventure Paperback: A separate battua was published in The Travels of Ibn Battutah. Problems with chronology, however, lead commentators to suggest that he may have left after the hajj.


Ross Dunn, Ross E. Concerning Ibn Jubayr’s voyage to Mecca inone writer claimed that ” The people of Damascus also provided waqfs charitable endowments for schools, hospitals, and mosques in their great numbers, a city, Ibn Battuta tells, where the social spirit was at its optimum [23].

He mentioned local artists and their mastery in making portraits of newly arrived foreigners; these were for security purposes. The trade was done between merchants and the mysterious people without seeing each other.

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In medieval times, in the Muslim world, going on pilgrimage, meant visiting, and on occasions, studying with the famous scholars to be met en route; battuha study trips often extended over many years rkhla.

In the autumn of orhe set off for the Seljuk controlled territory of Anatolia with the intention of taking an overland route to India. One of the first things he noted was that Muslims referred to the city as “Zaitun” meaning batgutabut Ibn Battuta could not find any battutta anywhere. Encyclopedia of the Literature of Empire.

Interesting, but often boring.

Ibn Battuta as imagined by a present day artist. Likewise the notes are very dated and not very helpful. A Reader in Culture, History, and Representation. Battua Battuta left again for Baghdad, probably in July, but first took an excursion northwards along the river Tigris. Miller, Susan Gilson, ed.

Pages contain a translation of Ibn Battuta’s account of his visit to West Africa. He died in his country around [10]. And all these aspects help us today to understand life in all these diverse places in those times. He became embroiled in local politics and left when his strict judgments in the laissez-faire island kingdom began to chafe with its rulers.

Views Read Edit Battut history. On doing so, he got a refund for the value of a new plate [22].

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Wikimedia Commons has media related to Ibn Battuta. Amsterdam, 1st gattuta 7th SeptemberLeiden: A Journey in the Footnotes of Ibn Battutah. Damascus strikes him for the dedication of its population to all forms and manners of religious foundations, so many foundations, it is difficult for him to count them.