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Ibn Battuta : biography 1304 - 1369 ' ( '), or simply Ibn Battuta () (February 25, 1304 – 1368 or 1369), was...

Ibn Battuta

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Ibn Battuta : biography 1304 - 1369 Notes The Rihla After returning home from his travels in 1354, and at the instigation of the Marinid...

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Ibn Battuta

Ibn Battuta : biography 1304 - 1369 The Sahara to Mali and Timbuktu In the autumn of 1351, Ibn Battuta left Fez and made...

Ibn Battuta

Ibn Battuta : biography 1304 - 1369 Return home and the Black Death After returning to Quanzhou in 1346, Ibn Battuta began his journey back...

Ibn Battuta

Ibn Battuta : biography 1304 - 1369 Ibn Battuta's ship almost sank on embarking from Sri Lanka, only for the vessel that came to his...

Ibn Battuta

Ibn Battuta : biography 1304 - 1369 I set out alone, finding no companion to cheer the way with friendly intercourse, and no party of...

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