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The Travels

The Odyssey of Ibn Battuta : Uncommon Tales of a Medieval Adventurer

I.B.Tauris, 2010

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... with introduction, notes and appendices by P. Jackson with David Morgan (London: Hakluyt Society, 1990), pp 140–1.William of Rubruck, The Mission of Friar William of Rubruck: His Journey to the Court of the Great Khan Mongke, 1253–1255, trans Peter Jackson...

Tales of Sacred Places, Saints, Miracles and Marvels

The Odyssey of Ibn Battuta : Uncommon Tales of a Medieval Adventurer

I.B.Tauris, 2010

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... my sincere well wisher.’On Barani’s views, see David Waines, ‘Ibn Battuta on public violence’, in A. Vrolijk and J.P. Hogendijk (eds), O Ye Gentlemen: Arabic Studies on Science and Literary Culture (Leiden: Brill, 2007), pp 242–3. One can...

Tales of the ‘Other’

The Odyssey of Ibn Battuta : Uncommon Tales of a Medieval Adventurer

I.B.Tauris, 2010

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... collectively or separately, as believers in a revealed book sent down by God to His chosen Prophet. The books and their recipients mentioned in the Quran are the Torah revealed to Moses, the Gospels to Jesus and the Psalms to David. From...

Tales of Food and Hospitality

The Odyssey of Ibn Battuta : Uncommon Tales of a Medieval Adventurer

I.B.Tauris, 2010

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... see Anonymous, Kanz al-Fawaid fi tanwi al-mawaid, ed Manuela Marin and David Waines (Beirut/Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1993), recipe 254, p 99. First, onion is chopped fine, fried in sweet oil and set aside. Then a mixture prepared...

Travel Tales, Their Creators and Critics

The Odyssey of Ibn Battuta : Uncommon Tales of a Medieval Adventurer

I.B.Tauris, 2010

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...The medieval world was a world in motion. European or Middle Eastern, everyone risked similar dangers on land and sea, travelling in groups, large or small, but rarely alone. People set out on short or longer journeys for a variety...