Ibn Battuta Explores the Non-Western World
Over the space of a quarter-century, the Moroccan journeyer Ibn Battuta (1304-1368) traveled to every civilized portion of the known non-Western wor...
In spite of the fact that Marco Polo (1254-1324) is much better known outside the Arab world, in fact Ibn Battuta traveled much more widely. Over the space of 29 ye...
Muhammad ibn Battuta (1304-ca. 1368) was a Moorish traveler whose extensive voyages as far as Sumatra and China, southern Russia, the Maldives, the East African coast, and Timbuktu made him one of the...