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Noun1.Almoravid - a member of a Muslim dynasty of Berber warriors that flourished from 1049 to 1145 and that established political dominance over northwestern Africa and Spain
Berber - a member of an indigenous people of northern Africa
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It was originally a fortified castle built by Almoravid dynasty during the era of Yusuf Ibn Tashfin and became an important place during the Almohad Caliphate.
It was founded by the Almoravid dynasty in 1072 and was so powerful a city that until the 20th century all of Morocco was known as the Kingdom of Marrakesh.
I was transported to the Islamic Almoravid dynasty of the 11th century while peering up at the Koutoubia mosque and tower in Marrakech, Morocco.