Read and learn for free about the following article: marco polo if you're seeing this message, it means we're having trouble loading external resources on our website if you're behind a web filter, please make sure that the domains kastaticorg and kasandboxorg are unblocked. Ibn battuta's book was a text written by a muslim, centered on muslim's communities and intended for a muslim audience, and never gained the universal appeal that marco polo's book attained once back in morocco, the sultan appointed a local poet to write down in proper literary form the book of travels of ibn battuta. 1 interactions between humans and the environment demography, migrations, patterns of settlements, technology this theme applies to my topic because there was great interaction between marco polo as well as ibn battuta and the various lands they traveled to. Ibn battuta wurde in tangier in marokko geboren im jahre 1325, im alter von 21 jahren, verließ er sein heimatland in richtung des mittleren ostens.
Marco polo and ibn battuta essay marco polo and ibn battuta centuries ago the world of traveling over sea was something un known to man - marco polo and ibn battuta essay introduction it was seen as crazy because only the bravest of brave did it. Ibn battuta visited another saint who lived a quiet life of devotion near alex-andria it was summer and ibn battuta slept on the roof of the man’s cell unlike the impact of the travels of marco polo on the european world, the account of battuta’s travels had only a small impact on the muslim world at first copies were in circulation. Marco polo and ibn battuta both used different networks to travel to china marco polo had the network of his father and brother when he travelled to the court of kublai khan and used the network of the great khan when he began to work for kublai khan.
Unlike the young marco polo, he was alone this passage from his account of his wanderings, the travels ibn battuta was set to sail from calcutta with a large ship holding the goods battuta, ibn the travels of ibn battutah, abridged and annotated edited. Battuta visited far more countries than polo did, approximately 40 marco accepted different religions, and even learned different languages to communicate with different individuals batutta only gives information on mostly muslim states, and was a lover of religious truth. You learn about ibn-batuta, al-idrisi, avicena etc marco polo was earlier, in european history coincidentally, we were also taught he was from korcula permalink embed. Like marco polo, ibn battuta dictated a report of his travels he then served as the qadi of a moroccan town and disappeared from history the scribe who wrote down ibn battuta's account of his travels added these words: it is plain to any man of intelligence that this [learned man] is the traveler of the age. Marco polo and ibn battuta: the merchant and the pilgrim how did the predispositions of two famous medieval travelers color what they reported—and how they.
Marco polo intended to serve khubilai khan and to bring back and retell amazing and fascinating stories from distant lands he brought the message back from distant places ibn battuta had different motives. Ibn battuta showing top 8 worksheets in the category - ibn battuta some of the worksheets displayed are measuring the travels of two adventurers marco polo and, the wealth of africa, ibn battuta lesson plan, the wealth of africa, west african civilizations, syllabus journeys and explorations, primary source work, great explorers. Battuta and polo's travels were not necessarily harnessings of new technologies, in the way that columbus's was, but rather a spectrum of the motivations that might drive one to do so we can see. Ibn battuta muhammad ibn battuta (1304-ca 1368) was a moorish traveler whose extensive voyages as far as sumatra and china, southern russia, the maldives, the east african coast, and timbuktu made him one of the greatest medieval travelers. 100 chapter nine: marco polo and ibn battuta: the merchant and the pilgrim asian steppelands from about 1250 to 1350 the strong control ex ercised by these rulers, in an empire which stretched from persia to china, allowed the polos safe passage to china and back.
Historians value the writings of marco polo and ibn battuta because they follow 4 answers 4 marco polo and ibn battuta are best known for how were ibn battuta and marco polo similar answer questions. Marco polo was a merchant from the beginning to end ibn battuta was deeply involved with the social aspect of peoples lives due to his legal credentials battuta oversaw that all social structure was in line with the sharia (islamic law. Marco polo called china “catai, as in cathay, a name derived from karakitay, an 11th century buddhist empire in western china beijing was referred to as cambalue, a corruption of the turkish name khanbalikh, “khan's city polo wrote repeatedly about china's wealth in silk and spices and. Measuring the travels of two adventurers: marco polo and ibn battuta students learn about two medieval travelers, the effects of their writings, and use maps.
Ibn battuta's account of his journeys is a narrative of travels through three continents, 75,000 miles (121,000 km) of known and unknown cultures, and included, among other observations. Ibn battuta was one of the great geographers and explorers of the 14th century and his book “travels of ibn battuta” is a treasure trove for anyone wishing to know more about asian trading routes and hubs of this era and the people and cultures that populated and surrounded them. The prolific writings of both marco polo and ibn battuta give accounts of early world travel and exploration during the middle ages, these two explorers’ managed to travel the length of the eurasian empire, while creating written accounts of their adventure. Ibn battuta was one of the best-known muslim travelers of his time: his travels are comparable to those of marco polo he was from tangier, a moroccan port city he was born to a scholarly family, and he began his travels primarily for religious purposes - after completing the hajj, or muslim.