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Alaouite

(ˈæləˌwiːt) or

Alawite

n
(Islam) a member of a Shiite sect of Syrian Muslims
adj
(Islam) of or relating to this sect
[via French from Arabic, from `alaoui upper, celestial, from `ala (vb) to excel, surpass]
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The coin, cast in silver, features the face of King Mohammed VI Below the portrait, the coin bears the dates 1440-2019, marking the start of the Alaouite dynasty's rule in Morocco.On the reverse, the coin is inscribed with the words "20th anniversary of the enthronement of HM King Mohammed VI".
When the Alaouite Dynasty returned in 1956 once Morocco regained its independence from France, it provided a stable monarchy that has wisely guided the country since then.
Far away in the Maghreb, the Alaouite dynasty established a centralised state by the 17th century, long before the advent of French rule.
This is based upon the position of the monarch as a strong and rightly guided commander of their faithful Muslim subjects with ancestry from the Prophet Muhammad through the Alaouite Dynasty , in the case of Morocco, or from the prestige of holding direct descent from the bloodline and tribal lineage of al-Sharif -- descendants of the venerated Quraysh tribe, which the prophet was a member of -- in the case of Jordan.
This exhibition gives an overview of the civilizational, aesthetic and artistic aspects of these religious buildings, dating from the Idrisids dynasty to the Alaouite dynasty, a fact which has endowed Morocco with a large number of religious monuments, notably the Hassan II Mosque.
The Alaouite dynasty he belongs to has called the shots in Morocco since the 17th century and is directly descended from the Prophet Mohammed.