This is a storyboard about Ibn Battuta, a Muslim explorer from Morocco. While completing this storyboard please be sure to include the following;
-What he Learned
-Where he Traveled
-Impact on Culture
WHO IS IBN BATTUTA?
Ibn Battuta was a Muslim explorer who traveled over 40 modern countries in 29 years. While traveling he became a judge and Muslim scholar, along with marrying and divorcing many wives and having children.
Battuta traveled in caravans to places throughout Africa, Asia and Europe. They would move quickly, without stopping through harsh conditions from places from the Horn of Africa to India. Sometimes, raiders would steal their supplies and rob them so they had to be careful.
Battuta's caravan would also travel by sea on ships. He traveled by ship to many different locations in Asia.
Ibn Battuta with a camel in the town of Morocco, his birthplace.
CITIES AND COUNTRIES
Battuta traveled to many different cities and countries including India, Egypt, China, Yemen, Delhi, Persia, Iraq, Constantine and many others. While traveling however, he became very homesick.
Ibn Battuta's caravan traveling through the Sahara Desert.
While he was traveling, Battuta did schooling and became a Muslim scholar and judge and memorized the Quran (Koran). He would influence the Muslim culture by helping teach and spread his faith throughout the continents. He also held some government postions.
Ibn Battuta on a ship, sailing to Asia.
STORIES TO TELL
After finishing his travels, Battuta recorded his travels and experiences in many books, such as the Rihla. He wrote about things he learned such as Muslim teachings and the cultures of the places he visited.
Ibn Battuta in a city crying because he is homesick.
Ibn Battuta teaching another Muslim scholar as a Muslim judge.
Ibn Buttuta writing down his travels in the Rihla.