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    • Mohammed Al_shehhi 2790154 Zayed University
    •  Abu Abdullah Mohammad Ibn Battuta, the famous Muslim traveler, writer & explorer  He attended a small school in his village and took deep interest in studying .  Ibn Battuta made a successful journey across Afghanistan to India  Ibn has written a very interesting book about life in the Sultan’s Court and customs about the people of India.  The Sultan liked Ibn Battuta so much  He died in 1377.
    •  Ibn Battuta traveled total were approximately (120,701) km.  list of places that he visited: Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt ,Iraq ,Libya and Asia ...
    •  Ibn Battuta's first trip was a hajj to the Islamic holy city of Mecca, in what is now Saudi Arabia.  He stayed in Mecca for a few weeks, visiting holy sites and studying with Islamic scholars.  Ibn Battuta decided to continue traveling.
    •  Beginning in 1326, Ibn Battuta journeyed through what are today Iraq and Iran.  He traveled not only to study Islam but also to learn about other cultures.  In 1334, Ibn Battuta arrived in Delhi, India, where he sought a high-paying job in the government of the sultan.
    •  Ibn Battuta worked for the sultan as a qadi, or judge. In this government position, Ibn Battuta became quite wealthy.  In 1342, the sultan appointed Ibn Battuta as an ambassador to China.  Ibn Battuta decided to continue his journey he visited what are now the Maldive Islands.  In 1346, Battuta began his return trip home to Morocco. Battuta arrived in Tangier in 1350.
    •  He left Morocco at the age of 21 and returned at the age of 45—a 24-year adventure! Once back, Battuta did not stay in Morocco for long.  Battuta sailed across the Mediterranean Sea to southern Spain.  In 1354, Ibn Battuta returned to Morocco.  Ibn Battuta told his many adventures to a writer, who turned the events into a travel book.  How Ibn Battuta spent the remaining years of his life is unknown. He died in Fez around 1369.
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