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    Ibn Battuta was a Muslim scholar who travelled the known world in the fourteenth century. The son of a qadi, or Muslim judge, he was born in Tangier, Morocco, to a wealthy family of scholars. At the age of 22, having finished his education, Ibn Battuta went on a pilgrimage to Mecca in the year 1325. After reaching Mecca, he decided to continue travelling, which he did for the next 29 years of his life. During these years, Ibn Battuta met many rulers and held important positions in foreign lands. His travels spanned from West Africa all the way to China in the Far East. He covered approximately 75,000 miles by land and sea, which is three times the distance Venetian explorer Marco Polo covered. in 1354 Ibn Battuta returned to Morocco and dictated an account of his travels to Ibn Juzayy, who…

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    close the protagonist comes to death, but how the protagonist handles their suffering. This essay will compare Ibn Ibn Battuta and Joinville in how they handle the physical suffering of their protagonists, from Ibn Ibn Battuta pushing through multiple fevers to make it to Mecca, to Joinville holding his sickened priest upright to finish his Mass. Ibn Ibn Battuta was a known, famous…

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    The Adventures of Ibn Battuta follow the travels of Ibn Battuta from Morocco through much of Africa, Arabia, Anatolia, Central and Southeast Asia, India, and China as he searches for an Islamic judicial position. Based on his accounts in the Rihla, each city he goes to and each person he meets is highlighted in the book. I think that Ross Dunn’s goal is to give a clear picture of the Islamic world through Ibn Battuta’s journey. I agree with almost everything of what Danny Yee says in his book…

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    Which shows that the Islamic faith did indeed spread into various regions, along with the trade of merchandise. Ibn Battuta travels mid-thirteenth century as a religious seeker with the company of merchants’ journeying to Mali, an Islamic powered country governed by Mansa Sulayman. Being in Walata, Battuta is shocked to see that men and women can have affairs without anyone getting jealous, and are shameless of this practice. The women are more respectable than men, and do not veil themselves.…

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    I am now writing this letter to one of the world’s most famous explorers of all time, the late Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Battuta, which is also just known as “Ibn Battuta”. Ibn Battuta was born on 25 February 1304 into a Muslim Berber family, in the city of Tangier in Morocco. ibn Battuta made a journey that is said to be the longest journey made, that lasted about three decades, where he visited many regions in Africa, Europe and Asia, where he managed to cover an area three times as great as…

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    Being one of the greatest cities of West Africa, Mali made a lasting on the Silk Road with their history, geography and trade. There were more differences than similarities between the two. Things such as geography are obviously different but there is more to it like history and trading. The Silk Road started at 200 bc while Mali was founded before 1000 ad. The Silk Road traded slaves, spices, cloth, and other goods. Mali traded gold mainly but other goods as well. A clear difference is, the…

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    Mansa Musa, the man with the famous legend of his haji to Mecca. He had lived from 1280 to 1337, and was the fourteenth century Mali Empire emperor. In 1312 Musa became emperor following the death of the previous ruler of Mali, Abu-Bakr II. Mali was an empire in West Africa that lasted from 1230 to 1600 and under Mansa Musa’s rule it became the largest and richest area of Africa. As Ruler of Mali he had captured the kingdom of Songhai and made its most major city, Timbuktu, a very vital and…

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    Ibn Battuta’s travels and their impact on history In 1325, after the Crusades, a young Moroccan Muslim called Ibn Battuta, set out on the necessary pilgrimage to Makka. It was to become an odyssey from one unknown world to another. Shams Al-Din Abou Abdallah Muhammed Ibn Abdallah Ibn Muhammed Ibn Ibrahim Ibn Yusuf Al-Alawati Al-Tanji Ibn Battuta Ibn Hamid Al-Ghazi (Ibn Battuta) was born in Tangier in the north of Morocco in 1304, during the ruling time of the…

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    Marco Polo and Ibn Battuta are two very famous explores who are known for traveling great distances during a time when such a thing was unheard of, and who kept detailed logs of their journeys. Ibn Battuta’s journey was based off of his religion, and his desire to visit all of the major religious sites and meet important religious leaders. He traveled a total of 75,000 miles over the course of 29 years. Marco Polo was an Italian traveler who claims to have met and become close to Kublai Khan,…

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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.…

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