in Grove Music Online
January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 85 words.
A battuta, like a tempo, means a return to the strict beat. In the scherzo of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony ritmo di tre battute and ritmo di quattro battute designate that the...
in The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Thought
January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: African History. 1127 words.
Abu Abdullah Muhammad ibn Battuta was one of the greatest travelers of the premodern era. Toward the end of his
in Islamic Studies
P ublished online May 2011 .
Article. Subjects: Islam. 2432 words.
Ibn Baṭṭūṭa was a Maghribi Amazighi (Berber) traveler, Mālikī scholar, judge, and ṣūfī from Tangier (in present-day Morocco). He went on a journey that lasted twenty-four years to undertake...
in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History
January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Maritime History. 2396 words.
. Ibn Battuta, the most distinguished of all medieval travelers, was born in Tangier in 1304; the date of
in Concubines and Courtesans
December 2017; p ublished online October 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 13724 words.
The chapter considers the enslaved women belonging to Abu Abdallah Muhammad ibn Battuta (1304–1368 CE). Ibn Battuta was a serial slave owner, master of numerous concubines, and author of...
in The Biographical Encyclopaedia of Islamic Philosophy
January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Non-Western Philosophy. 284 words.
Abu ‘Abd Allah Muhammad ibn ‘Abd Allah ibn Battuta was a North African traveller whose account of the Islamic world