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When the next day came another tribe appeared, freeing them and informing them that between them and their lands was a journey of two months.
” This astonishing historical report not only describes contact between Muslim seamen and the Native people of the Americas, but it also describes travel between islands, probably the Bahamas chain or the Lesser Antilles.
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He translated for the King and asked them about their mission.
In Meso-American art, we see Africans and Semites in positions of power and prestige, especially in trading communities of Mexico.
When the westerly wind began to blow they were put in a canoe blindfolded, and brought to land after three days sailing.
They were left on the shore with their hands tied behind their backs.
He was a young man of Cordoba who gathered a group of young men and went on a voyage on this ocean.
After a long time, he returned with a fabulous booty. 17” A narration by Abu Bakr ibn Umar al-Qutiyya (not to be confused with the author of Tarikh Iftitah al-Andalus, Ibn al-Qutiyya) relates the story of Ibn Farrukh who landed in February 999 CE in Gando (Great Canary), visited King Guanariga and continued his journey westwards till he found islands he called Capraria and Pluitana. Abu Abd Allah Muhammad al-Idrisi (1090-1180), the famous Arab physician and geographer who established himself in the Arabicised court of King Roger II of Sicily, reported in his extensive work Kitab al-Mamalik wa-l-Masalik, in the 12 century on the journey of a group of seamen who reached the isles of the Americas.