What Are The Travels Of Ibn Battuta During The Post-Classical Period?

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The article of the “ Medieval Traveller Ibn Battuta was a Guest of the Jaffna King” and the passage of “The Sultan Of Ceylon” both illustrate the many travels of Ibn Battuta during the post classical period. These travels, illustrated throughout the article relate culturally, geographically and historically to the post classical period.
The article begins by comparing Ibn Battuta to Marco Polo. Similar to Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta traveled throughout all through Europe as well as to Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka also known as Ceylon, is located in India harbouring the Indian Ocean. According to Encyclopedia Britannica Sri Lanka was heavily influenced culturally by Asian civilizations during the post classical period. One of the main cultural influences is religion. During this period the most dominant religion in this civilization was Buddhism, specifically Theravada Buddhism. Theravada Buddhism is the orthodox form of Buddhism that
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He traveled throughout Europe, including China, Egypt, Africa, Russia, India and Ceylon. In order for Ibn to travel all over Europe, he used a dhow which is a sailing vessel that was used to travel across the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean. In addition to creating ships for traveling, many other civilizations during the post classical period created ships to use as a form of an attack. One civilization that was known for using ships as a form of attack where the Vikings. The Vikings, whom are from Scandinavia often besiege other civilizations for their own benefit. They built ships that contained shallow droughts which let them be able to sail on rivers and streams. Since the Vikings were able to sail further inland, they often raided, stole and drove people out of their homes. In comparison, the Vikings created and used ships to cause chaos and destruction to many other civilizations whereas Ibn used the dhow to travel over Europe and record his

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