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Noun1.Marini - Italian poet (1569-1625)
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Secondly, it was governed by the Muslim Marinid dynasty which ruled what is now Morocco; and in common with most European Christian rulers, Henry was motivated by the desire to win his God's favour by the chivalrous duty to crusade against Islam.
Born in western Algeria; chief of the Zenata tribe (which claimed descent from Ali, son-in-law of Mohammed); campaigned against the Almohads (1236-1248) and captured the city of Tlemcen (1248), founding the Ziyanid dynasty; captured Fez (1269) during a series of wars against his neighbors; involved in conflict with the rival Marinid dynasty from 1270 until his death in 1282.