Ibn Ḥawqal, Abū l-Qāsim b. ʿAlī l-Naṣībī (d. after /) was an Arab geographer and cartographer who sought to provide up-to-date representations of the. Called Abu al-Qasim, he is Muhammad b. Hawqal, originally from al-Jazira region in Turkey, north of Mardin. He is also referred to as al-Nusaybini, after. Kitab Surat al-Ardh (كتاب صورة الأرض) The Shape of the Earth. by Ibn Hawqal and M.J. De Goeje. Currently unavailable.

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Its capital was the city of Soba, located near modern-day Khartoum at the confluence of the Blue and White Nile rivers.

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It is his book, Surat al-Ardfrom which we can derive some information about him while to the effect that he was fond of reading especially books by Khurdadhebah, Qudadamah and al-Jihani, which might have been the reason behind his keenness to travel and see the places he read about. A modern scholar describes the bulk of his works as “more than sixty books and manuscripts, meticulously researching disciplines as varied in scope as geography, medicine, theology, politics, philosophy, poetry, literature, Arabic grammar, astrology, astronomy, mathematics, biography, ethics, sociology The highest dome of the temple would be seen at long distance from the sea.

When Ghana’s ruling dynasty began remains uncertain; it is mentioned for the first time in written recor AdamecHistorical Dictionary of Islam, p. Ahmed Siraj, L’Image de la Tingitane.