Who was Ibn Battuta and why was he important?

Research Question: Who was Ibn Battuta and why was he important?

Thesis: Ibn Battuta was a Muslim scholar and traveler who was important because he had an impact on historians and geographers, and contributed to the movement of Dar Al Islam

  • Topic Sentence #1: Ibn Battuta was a Muslim scholar that wanted to fulfill his dream by completing the hajj and to travel the world.
  • Topic Sentence #2: Ibn Battuta had an impact of historians and geographers through his Rihlah, and his other writings.
  • Topic Sentence #3: He contributed to the movement of Dar Al Islam by completing the hajj, and spreading islam throughout his long journey.

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