Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3929
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Kruk , Remke.
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  • Title: Ibn Battuta: Travel, Family Life, and Chronology: How Seriously Do We Take a Father? [the author analyzes Ibn Battuta's mentions of women and children in his text, finding that he enjoys the company of women, both his wives and his slaves; although he leaves his wives behind on his travels, he appears to have an interest in his wives and children since he sometimes returns to visit or sends them money].
  • Source: Al-Qantara 16, 2 ( 1995): Pages 369 - 384.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Arabic Literature Children Family Fathers Ibn Battuta, Travel Writer Maldives Muslims Slaves Wives Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Asia;Eastern Mediterranean
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  • Author's Affiliation: Leiden University
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 02113589
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