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The Travels of Ibn Jubayr Translation by R.J.C. Broadhurst)
[#0624 2C1,978-8187570554,rans by R.J.C. Broadhurst, PB, 430pp, Publisher: Goodword Books]

The Travels of Ibn Jubayr Translation by R.J.C. Broadhurst)
The Travels of Ibn Jubayr
Abu Al-husayn Muhammad Ibn Ahmad Ibn Jubayr
Translation from the original Arabic by R.J.C. Broadhurst.
Paperback 430 Pages
ISBN-10: 8187570555
ISBN-13: 978-8187570554
Publisher: Goodword Books, Delhi

Written more than eight hundred years ago and now translated into English. This is the first hand account of a wise and scholarly Spanish Muslim's pilgrimage to Makka and Madina, the two holy cities of Islam, and his travels to Baghdad, the city of the Caliphs, to the first onslaught of Salah al-din. Greatly detailed is his journey through Egypt anf the many towns and villages to the Hijaz, Arabia and beyond. A predecessor to Ibn Batuta. Translated by Ronald Broadhurst.

The reader is kept closely en rapport with the original author, the translation being as exact as English syntax and style will permit, abiding faithfully by the words, arrangement and imagery, and following the rigorous canons of oriental scholarship. Ronald Broadhurst has worked under the guidance of Professor Arberry, Professor of Arabic at the University of Cambridge.

The book is provided with full notes that include not only those of a specialist character that a scholarly work of this type requires but also those that will help and even entertain the general reader.
Abu Al-husayn Muhammad Ibn Ahmad Ibn Jubayr born 1145, Valencia, Emirate of Balansiya [Valencia]
died Nov. 29, 1217, Alexandria
The son of a civil servant, Ibn Jubayr became secretary to the Almohad governor of Granada, but he left that post for his pilgrimage, which was begun in 1183 and ended with his return to Granada in 1185.

Ibn Jubayrs Journey was well before the Well known travels of Ibn Batuta


Imported from Abroad so it is possible that the Cover could be slightly bruised due to transportation etc

Weight: 465

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