Ibn Battuta

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Muhammad Ibn Battuta
أبو عبد الله محمد بن عبد الله اللواتي الطنجي بن بطوطة
Handmade oil painting reproduction of Ibn Battuta in Egypt, a painting by Hippolyte Leon Benett..jpg
Beuk illustration bi Léon Benett published in 1878 shawin Ibn Baṭṭūṭah (richt) in Egyp
Native nameأبو عبد الله محمد بن عبد الله اللواتي الطنجي بن بطوطة
Born25 Februar 1304(1304-02-25)
Tangier, Morocco
Died1369 (aged 64–65)
ThriftIslamic scholar, jurist, judge, explorer, geografer

Ibn Baṭūṭah (/ˌɪbənbætˈttɑː/ Arabic: أبو عبد الله محمد بن عبد الله اللواتي الطنجي بن بطوطة‎, ʾAbū ʿAbd al-Lāh Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Lāh l-Lawātī ṭ-Ṭanǧī ibn Baṭūṭah), or simply Muhammad Ibn Battuta (ابن بطوطة) (Februar 25, 1304 – 1368 or 1369), wis a Moroccan explorer o Berber strynd, who is widely recognised as ane o the greatest travelers o aw time.[1][2] He is kent for his extensive travels, accoonts o which war published in the Rihla (lit. "Journey"). Ower a period o thirty years, Ibn Battuta veesitit maist o the kent Islamic warld as well as mony non-Muslim launds. His journeys includit trips tae North Africae, the Horn o Africae, Wast Africae an Eastren Europe, an tae the Middle East, Sooth Asie, Central Asie, Sootheast Asie an Cheenae.

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  1. Nehru, Jawaharlal (1989). Glimpses of World History. Oxford University Press. p. 752. ISBN 0-19-561323-6. After outlining the extensive route of Ibn Battuta's Journey, Nehru notes: "This is a record of travel which is rare enough today with our many conveniences.... In any event, Ibn Battuta must be amongst the great travellers of all time."
  2. Dunn 2005, p. 20.