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. ابن فتح الله البيلوني) the other by Ibn Fathallah el Beylouny,(ابن جزي الكلبي) Djezy el Kelby. SOI printed by mistake ali i v LJI); the latter I possess.” He tells. 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.

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Translated by Newman, Daniel L. Thus as Rosenthal reckon, Ibn Battuta’s observations are not just undisputed, he also contributes considerably to our knowledge, his data being often the rihl ones we have to fill our knowledge of particular parts of the globe [17].

Ibn Battuta’s Rihla

Paris, reprint of the edition. In he left his parental home for pilgrimage in Mecca. Ibn Battuta as imagined by a present day artist.

Rumford, James, The Traveling Man: He remained in that position for several years, until he fell out of favour and was thrown into prison. The adventures of Ibn Battuta, a Muslim traveler of the fourteenth century.

A Journey in the Footnotes of Ibn Battutah. Cairo and Damascus became world-class cities due to their trade with India and China through Yemen.


Ibn Battuta’s Rihla – World Digital Library

Ibn Battuta was born in Tangier, part of modern-day Morocco, on February 25, The Odyssey of Ibn Battuta: We kept spreading felt clothes in front of the camels for them to tread on, so that they baattuta not sink in the snow. The Sultan appointed him the qazi or judge of Delhi. For Ibn Battuta, it went longer than any other. Finally, the Dover edition is aesthetically pleasing and printed on high quality paper. The Rihla travel practice originated in Middle Ages Morocco and served to connect Muslims of Morocco to the collective consciousness of the ummah across the Islamic world, thereby generating a larger sense of community.

Ibn Battuta

He depicted an unusually fine piece of psychological insight and mirrors his mixed feelings of terror and sympathy. The sultan asked Ibn Battuta: Khan Bahadur Maulvi Muhammad Bttuta translated it in Urdu and also compared its contents with the geographical battkta architectural discoveries; like that of Sir John Cunningham etc.

The vast networks of trade routes were safeguarded and protected by regional monarchs carefully. Viewing monsoon wind suitability he caught dhow again and reached Makkah through rugged lands of Oman. Ross Dunn, Ross E.

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His writing and his last years. In the Maldives, Ibn Battuta enjoyed the company of women even more than usual. Help Center Find new research papers in: He traversed Persia, Iraq and then returned to Makkah in The Travel Writer Ibn Jubayr. How Did the World Become Interconnected? The Ottoman Turks were continuing their relentless advance into Europe, while the Byzantine riha tried to contain them through treaties and marriage ties.


He mentions the grandeur Mahal hazar Satoon and also the holding of the court in it.

Mackintosh-Smith, Tim, Ihn with a Tangerine: But what staggers him is the high number of convents and nuns. To form an idea on the variety of Ibn Batuta’s observations, a few examples follow.

In following centuries, countless people emulated and even plagiarized him.

Leaving his homeland at the age of 21 to make the holy pilgrimage to Mecca, he performed a series of extraordinary journeys that spanned nearly three decades and took him as far away as India and China, but also to the Volga River valley and south to Tanzania. Each took joy in dis- covering new experiences, and each exercised amazing perseverance batguta fortitude to complete extensive travels and return to their home country.

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