1304 - 1377
Ibn Battuta was the greatest medieval Arab traveller and author of one of the most famous travel books in history, the 'Rihlah'.
Ibn Battuta lived for a time in Mecca and Medina, visited the last Mongol Khan of Iran and the Khan of the Golden Horde in Russia. He served for several years as a judge in Delhi.
His many voyages, covering over
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The Medieval Sourcebook:
Travels of Batuta