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The Travelers of Al-Andalus, Ibn al-Shaykh and the lighthouse of Alexandria


Written by Maria Jesús Viguera Molins and Louis Werner Art by Belén Esturla Yusuf Ibn al-Shaykh al-Balawi was born in Málaga, on the southern coast of what is now Spain, in 1132, during the last years of the Almoravid dynasty’s rule in what was then Al-Andalus. He is known to have made only one trip outside his homeland, a pilgrimage …

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