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The Adventures of Ibn Battuta. Part 1 __ "The fantastic journeys of the medieval Moroccan Muslim traveller who, fifty years before Marco Polo, visited the equivalent of 44 modern countries from West Africa to India."  You will find a detailed study. - illustrated - From islamfortoday.com - http://www.islamfortoday.com/ibnbattuta01.htm 

Ibn Battuta___A very brief overview of this early explorer's travels. - Text only - From Enchanted Learning - http://www.enchantedlearning.com/explorers/indexi.shtml

Ibn Battuta __ Lengthy article including many quotes from Ibn Battuta's own writings. - From ummah.net - http://www.ummah.net/history/scholars/ibn_battuta/

Ibn Battuta __ You will find an encyclopedic article along with links to related materials. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ibn_Battuta


Ibn Battuta, Traveler from Tangier __ "In the days when a man who traveled overnight from city to city was likely to be called a "world traveler, one man's itinerary lasted 24 years and covered 75,000 miles!"  Read about this fantastic journey. - From saudiaramcoworld.com - http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/196107/ibn.battuta.traveler.from.tangier.htm 

Ibn Battuta on the Web __ "This site collects, sorts and annotates more than 125 resources about Ibn Battuta and his travels. This is nearly everything on the web, including many hard-to-find sites." - From Tim Spalding - http://www.isidore-of-seville.com/ibn-battuta/

Lesson Plans - The Travels of Ibn Battuta __ "In this lesson, students will work in groups to research the different areas that the 14th century Islamic traveler Ibn Battuta visited. They will review some of the basics of Islam, and create posters illustrating what they have learned about Ibn Battuta."  Goals, procedure and materials needed. - From nationalgeographic.com - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/xpeditions/lessons/10/g35/tgbattuta.html

MuslimHeritage.com - Muslim Scholars __ An excellent look at the life and accomplishments of Ibn Battuta. - illustrated - From muslimheritage.com - http://www.muslimheritage.com/day_life/default.cfm?yearlist=1&Oldpage=3&ArticleID=688    


On ibn Batuta's trail __ A photographic adventure based around Ibn Batuta's travels. - From Sandeeps Travels - http://homepage.mac.com/sandeep/travels.html 

To Timbuktu -- A Journey with Ibn Battuta __ Actually, this is a lesson plan.  You will find goals, procedure and materials needed. - From score.rims.k12.ca.us - http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/a_journey_battuta/ 

Travels in Asia and Africa 1325-1354 __ His story in his own words:  "I left Tangier, my birthplace, on Thursday, 2nd Rajab 725 [June 14, 1325], being at that time twenty-two years of age [22 lunar years; 21 and 4 months by solar reckoning], with the intention of making the Pilgrimage to the Holy House [at Mecca] and the Tomb of the Prophet [at Medina]." - From Paul Halsall - http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/1354-ibnbattuta.html 


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