Almoravid

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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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I was transported to the Islamic Almoravid dynasty of the 11th century while peering up at the Koutoubia mosque and tower in Marrakech, Morocco.
Ibn Tumart, the founder of the Almoravid dynasty, encouraged Ibn Bajjah to discuss religious matters with him, given the latter's love of knowledge.
The Berber Almoravid dynasty engaged in military conquest and by 1106 had conquered Morocco, the Maghrib as far east as Algiers, and large parts of Spain.