Ibn Battuta

1878 illustration by [[Léon Benett]] showing Ibn Battuta (center) and his guide (left) in Egypt Abū Abd Allāh Muḥammad ibn Abd Allāh Al-Lawātī (; 24 February 13041368/1369),; fully: ; Arabic: }} commonly known as Ibn Battuta, was a Maghrebi traveller, explorer and scholar.}} Over a period of thirty years from 1325 to 1354, Ibn Battuta visited most of North Africa, the Middle East, East Africa, Central Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, China, the Iberian Peninsula, and West Africa. Near the end of his life, he dictated an account of his journeys, titled ''A Gift to Those Who Contemplate the Wonders of Cities and the Marvels of Travelling'', but commonly known as ''The Rihla''.

Ibn Battuta travelled more than any other explorer in pre-modern history, totalling around , surpassing Zheng He with about and Marco Polo with . There have been doubts over the historicity of some of Ibn Battuta's travels, particularly as they reach farther East. Provided by Wikipedia
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The travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D.1325-1354.

: x, 153 pages ; 22 cm. : 0904180670

Published 1928
Riḥlat Ibn Baṭūṭah, al-musammāh Tuḥfat al-naẓẓār fī gharāʼib al-amṣār wa-ʻajāʼib al-asfār.

: v. <1> : maps ; 24 cm.

Voyages d'Ibn Batoutah : texte arabe, accompagné d'une traduction /

: At head of title : Société asiatique.
Title vignettes.
Translation of : Tuḥfat al-nuẓẓār fī gharāʾib al-amṣār wa-ʻajāʾib al-asfār. : 4 volumes ; 22 cm.

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