Ibn Battuta

The longest Haj – The Journeys of Ibn Battuta

Written by Douglas Bullis http://www.saudiaramcoworld.com/issue/200004/the.longest.hajj.the.journeys.of.ibn.battuta-editor.s.note.htm Despite his travels and his book, Ibn Battuta was not a travel writer in the modern sense. Four things can help us today understand what we read about his experiences between 1325 and 1354. First, though the book is commonly referred to as “the Rihla,” […]