Ibn Battuta (Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn Battuta) 1304-1368

Background Information

Born in Tangier, Morocco

Came from a wealthy and scholarly family

Traveled to many places in Africa and Asia

Learned about different cultures and religion customs while traveling

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Political/cultural Aspects

Was a judge for a decade

His travels brought a great insights on the culture of others

Became impressed in the way women were treated

Legacy

Death became known as one of histories greatest explorers

His books

Bibliography

http://famous-explorers.org/ibn-battuta/

https://www.famousscientists.org/ibn-battuta/

http://orias.berkeley.edu/resources-teachers/travels-ibn-battuta

http://www.muslimheritage.com/article/ibn-battuta

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