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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El retroceso territorial de al-Andalus: Almoravides y Almohades, siglos XI al XIII (vol.
Du cote de la terre, Tit avait subi les contre- coups des luttes contre les Almoravides et les Almohades qui bloquerent son developpement.
La ville de Rabat dispose de nombreux sites et monuments historiques, souligne le journal, citant a cet egard la celebre Tour Hassan, minaret d'une hauteur de 44,3 m d'une mosquee inachevee datant de l'epoque du Sultan Yacoub El Mansour, le mausolee Mohammed V, l'ancienne medina, le souk des tapis et la Kasbah des Oudayas, une forteresse erigee par les Almoravides au XIIe siecle.
18) The Almoravides, a fundamentalist group from northern Africa that came to Spain in 1086, considered ribat an important act of worship.
These Green spaces accompanied the historical evolution of Rabat, he underlined, saying that the Chellah gardens date back to the Roman era, the Kasbah Oudaya was built by the Almoravides and flourished during the Almohade reign.
Depuis l'Est avec les invasions hilaliennes du 5e/XIe siecle et l'Ouest sous la houlette des Almoravides, le Hodna connait egalement un renouvellement sensible de son peuplement.
The latter category includes the N'Fis hotel (with 290 beds) and the Almoravides hotel (with 105 beds) in Marrakech.