The Travels of Ibn Battuta (Gibb)

By: Ibn Battuta / Translated by H.A.R. Gibb (1895-1971)


Language: English


In English, Ibn Battuta'a Rihla, 'Tuhfat al-'Anzar fi Ghara'ib al-Amsar' (A gift to those who contemplate the wonders of cities and the marvels of traveling), translated by the Scottish historian Sir H.A.R. Gibb (1895-1971). Of the multitude of histories and and biographies of Medieval Islam there is no book more instinct with life than that of Ibn Battuta. This book provides a descriptive account of Muslim society in the second quarter of the 14th century.

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Product Details
Language: English
Format: Softcover
Pages: 400 pp
Publisher: Goodword Books, India
Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.5 in
ISBN: 8187570563
ISBN-13: 9788187570561
Topic: Early Work - Ibn Battuta Travels - Descriptive

Description from World Digital Library, ( Library of Congress Record:

Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Battuta, better known simply as Ibn Battuta (1304–circa 1377 AD) was a Berber Muslim scholar and traveler, who was born in Tangier, Morocco. He is considered one of the greatest travelers of all time, and is well known for the account of his travels and excursions. The full title of the book of his journeys is Tuhfat al-anzar fi gharaaib al-amsar wa ajaaib al-asfar (A gift to those who contemplate the wonders of cities and the marvels of traveling), but it is commonly referred to as Ibn Battuta’s Rihla (rihla means journey).

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