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Title Voyages d'Ibn Batoutah
Subtitle texte arabe, accompagné d'une traduction
Description The Voyages of Ibn Battuta is the account of the traveler’s 30 year journey, starting in 1325. Ordered by the Sultan of Morocco to write down the account of his travels, Ibn Battuta recounted everything to the scribe, Ibn Juzayy. Ibn Juzayy compiled and edited the tales into a manuscript which was given the title, Gift to Those Who Contemplate the Wonders of Cities and the Marvels of Travelling. Beginning in Mecca, Ibn Battuta traveled to Yemen and into East Africa. He also visited what is present day Turkey and to various parts of India before traveling as far east as China. In Africa, he crossed the Sahara to travel to many of the African kingdoms in sub-Saharan Africa. This particular version of the book was compiled using five manuscripts (including Ibn Juzayy’s original manuscript) held in the National Library in France. In order to have the most reliable version, a direct translation was made of the work into French with extensive notes. It is the most widely used version of the manuscript by scholars of Ibn Battuta.
Year of Publication 1877
Location of Publication France / Paris
Volume Information 4 Volumes
ISO639-1 FrenchArabic
ISO639-3 fra/arb
Title Voyages d'Ibn Batoutah
Subtitle texte arabe, accompagné d'une traduction
Volume vol.1
Author C. DefrémeryB. R. Sanguinetti
Description From Ibn Battuta’s departure in Tangiers to his arrival in Egypt, the narrative includes descriptions of Alexandria and Cairo. It also includes his journey to Syria, where he visited Gaza and Jerusalem, Aleppo, and Damascus; as well as his pilgrimage to Mecca, including his visit to the Kaaba.
Year of Publication 1877
Measurements (cm) 14x22
Title Voyages d'Ibn Batoutah
Subtitle texte arabe, accompagné d'une traduction
Volume vol.2
Author C. DefrémeryB. R. Sanguinetti
Description This volume records Ibn Battuta’s journey to Basra and then onward to Persia; from Kufa to Baghdad; and then on his second pilgrimage to Mecca. It also includes his journey to Anatolia and the Crimea; his journey to Constantinople by way of the Kipchak Highlands; and to Uzbek Khan (Ozbeg Khan ) capital of Sarai.
Year of Publication 1877
Measurements (cm) 14x22
Title Voyages d'Ibn Batoutah
Subtitle texte arabe, accompagné d'une traduction
Volume vol.3
Author C. DefrémeryB. R. Sanguinetti
Description Ibn Battuta’s travels to Turkestan by way of Transoxiana and Khorasan, the narrative follows Ibn Battuta’s travels all the way to Delhi and includes descriptions street life in Delhi and the founding of the Tughluq dynasty, Sultan Mohammed’s rule, etc.
Year of Publication 1877
Measurements (cm) 14x22
Title Voyages d'Ibn Batoutah
Subtitle texte arabe, accompagné d'une traduction
Volume vol.4
Author C. DefrémeryB. R. Sanguinetti
Description Ibn Battuta’s travels from the Tughluq dynasty capital of Delhi to the Maldives, Sri Lanka, and the Yuan dynasty capital of Khanbaliq (modern day Beijing). Returning to Cairo by sea, Ibn Battuta departed Asia from the port at Zaitun (Quanzhou) but eventually had to take refuge in southern Spain (Granada) due the Holy Wars. The volume ends with his travels into sub-Saharan Africa where he traveled all the way to the Sudan.
Year of Publication 1877
Measurements (cm) 14x22