Tapestry of Travel: Contributions of Arab/Muslim Civilization to Geography and World Exploration

Contributed By: Mahbuba Hammad
Language of Presentation: English
Media Format: Downloadable File, Webpage
School Level: College/University, Middle/High School
Institution/Provider: Center for Contemporary Arab Studies
Author: Karima Alavi
Condition of Use: Fair Use for Education

This module is an excellent resource for history or other humanities teachers looking to teach about Arab travelers and the contributions of Arab and Muslim civilization; and individuals and others during the Medieval period. The module delves into the journeys of Ibn Battuta, one of the most famous 14th century Arab travelers. Other topics covered include the: early cosmology of Arabs, Baghdad and the European Renaissance, and renaissance men of the Arab Golden Age among many others. >

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