Ibn Baṭṭūṭa

URI https://medievalmideast.org/person/19773

famous traveler and author of the 1300s

Names

  • Arabic: شمس الدين = Shams al-Dīn 1
  • Arabic: أبو عبد الله محمد ابن عبد الله بن محمد بن ابراهيم اللواتي الطنجي ابن بطوطة = Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad b. ʿAbdallāh b. Muḥammad b. Ibrāhīm al-Lawātī al-Ṭanjī Ibn Baṭṭūṭa 2, 4
  • Arabic: أبو عبد الله = Abū ʿAbdallāh 3
  • Arabic: محمد بن بطوطة = Muḥammad b. Baṭṭūṭa 5
  • Arabic: أبو عبد الله محمد ابن بطوطة = Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad Ibn Baṭṭūṭa 6

Attributes

  • Male
  • Birth: 1304
  • Floruit: 1325-1354
Show table of instances where this person is mentioned
Event DescriptionDate
Event mentioned by Ibn Baṭṭūṭa.4-6 before 1354 CE1354-135613561997
Event mentioned by Ibn Baṭṭūṭa.1-3 before 1354 CE1354-1356early 1180 A.H. / 17661997

Sources

  • 1Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, Riḥlat Ibn Baṭṭūṭa: al-musammāt Tuḥfat al-niẓār fī gharāʾib al-amṣār wa-ʿajāʾib al-asfār, edited by ʿAbd al-Hādī al-Tāzī (al-Ribāṭ: Akādīmiyyat al-Mamlaka al-Maghribiyya, 1417 H [1996-97]), 1:151 [Arabic].
    • Shams al-Dīn: H. A. R. Gibb, C. F. Beckingham, and A. D. H. Bivar, trans., The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354 (London: The Hakluyt Society, 1958-2000), I, 5 [English].
  • 2Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, Riḥlat Ibn Baṭṭūṭa: al-musammāt Tuḥfat al-niẓār fī gharāʾib al-amṣār wa-ʿajāʾib al-asfār, edited by ʿAbd al-Hādī al-Tāzī (al-Ribāṭ: Akādīmiyyat al-Mamlaka al-Maghribiyya, 1417 H [1996-97]), 1:151 [Arabic].
    • Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn ʿAbdallāh ibn Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm al-Lawātī al-Ṭanjī Ibn Baṭṭūṭa: H. A. R. Gibb, C. F. Beckingham, and A. D. H. Bivar, trans., The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354 (London: The Hakluyt Society, 1958-2000), I, 5 [English].
  • 3Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, Riḥlat Ibn Baṭṭūṭa: al-musammāt Tuḥfat al-niẓār fī gharāʾib al-amṣār wa-ʿajāʾib al-asfār, edited by ʿAbd al-Hādī al-Tāzī (al-Ribāṭ: Akādīmiyyat al-Mamlaka al-Maghribiyya, 1417 H [1996-97]), 1:153 [Arabic].
    • Abū ʿAbdallāh: H. A. R. Gibb, C. F. Beckingham, and A. D. H. Bivar, trans., The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354 (London: The Hakluyt Society, 1958-2000), I, 8 [English].
  • 4Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, Riḥlat Ibn Baṭṭūṭa: al-musammāt Tuḥfat al-niẓār fī gharāʾib al-amṣār wa-ʿajāʾib al-asfār, edited by ʿAbd al-Hādī al-Tāzī (al-Ribāṭ: Akādīmiyyat al-Mamlaka al-Maghribiyya, 1417 H [1996-97]), 3:71 [Arabic].
    • Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad ibn ʿAbdallāh ibn Muḥammad ibn Ibrāhīm al-Lawātī al-Ṭanjī Ibn Baṭṭūṭa: H. A. R. Gibb, C. F. Beckingham, and A. D. H. Bivar, trans., The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354 (London: The Hakluyt Society, 1958-2000), III, 593 [English].
  • 5Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, Riḥlat Ibn Baṭṭūṭa: al-musammāt Tuḥfat al-niẓār fī gharāʾib al-amṣār wa-ʿajāʾib al-asfār, edited by ʿAbd al-Hādī al-Tāzī (al-Ribāṭ: Akādīmiyyat al-Mamlaka al-Maghribiyya, 1417 H [1996-97]), 4:269 [Arabic].
    • Muḥammad ibn Baṭṭūṭa: H. A. R. Gibb, C. F. Beckingham, and A. D. H. Bivar, trans., The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354 (London: The Hakluyt Society, 1958-2000), IV, 969 [English].
  • 6Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, Riḥlat Ibn Baṭṭūṭa: al-musammāt Tuḥfat al-niẓār fī gharāʾib al-amṣār wa-ʿajāʾib al-asfār, edited by ʿAbd al-Hādī al-Tāzī (al-Ribāṭ: Akādīmiyyat al-Mamlaka al-Maghribiyya, 1417 H [1996-97]), 4:280 [Arabic].
    • Abū ʿAbdallāh Muḥammad b. Baṭṭūṭa: H. A. R. Gibb, C. F. Beckingham, and A. D. H. Bivar, trans., The Travels of Ibn Baṭṭūṭa, A.D. 1325-1354 (London: The Hakluyt Society, 1958-2000), IV, 977 [English].

How to Cite This Entry

Thomas A. Carlson, “Ibn Baṭṭūṭa” in Thomas A. Carlson, ed. Historical Index of the Medieval Middle East, last modified September 16, 2021, https://medievalmideast.org/person/19773.

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