Ibn Battuta

Ibn Battuta

By: tarek mahfouz (author)Paperback

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Ibn Battuta was a Moroccan traveler, geographer, botanist and man of the law. At times he was a Qadi or judge; however, he is best known as a traveler and explorer, whose account documents his travels and excursions over a period of almost thirty years, covering some 73,000 miles (117,000 km). These journeys covered almost the entirety of the known Islamic world, extending from present-day North and West Africa to Pakistan, India, the Maldives, Sri Lanka, Southeast Asia and China, a distance readily surpassing that of his predecessor and near-contemporary Marco Polo. This is his account of traveling written in Arabic

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  • publication date: 14/07/2011
  • ISBN13: 9781257913480
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 476
  • ID: 9781257913480
  • weight: 1062
  • ISBN10: 1257913484
  • language of text: Arabic

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