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Almohade

(ˈælməˌheɪd; -ˌheɪdiː) or

Almohad

n, pl -hades or -hads
(Islam) a member of a group of puritanical Muslims, originally Berbers, who arose in S Morocco in the 12th century as a reaction against the corrupt Almoravides and who ruled Spain and all Maghrib from about 1147 to after 1213
[from Arabic al-muwahhid]
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In the late 12th century, Almohad ruler Abu Yusuf ordered the Jews of the Maghreb to wear dark blue garments with long sleeves and saddle-like caps.
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Ibn Khaldun was, thus, almost always part of a game of thrones, especially in North Africa, where there were persistent and indecisive struggles to reunite the Almohad Empire in the thirteenth century, as different dynasties claimed their right to authority.
As an introduction to western Islamic history between the mid-eleventh and mid-thirteenth centuries, it draws together primary sources and selected scholarship to provide an intelligent narrative history of the Almoravid and Almohad regimes, followed by more focused chapters on social organization, economy, religious practice and knowledge, and material culture.
It was commissioned by Abu Yusuf Yaqub Al Mansoor, the third Caliph of the Almohad Caliphate in 1195 and was intended to be the largest minaret in the world in the largest mosque in the world.
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Explore the 80 chapels inside and climb the Giralda, one of just three remaining Almohad minarets in the world (the other two are in Morocco).
Major landmarks include the ornate Alcazar castle complex, built during the Moorish Almohad dynasty, and the 18th-century Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza bullring.
Major landmarks include the ornate AlcAaAaAeA zar castle complex, built duri the Moorish Almohad dynasty, and the 18th-century Plaza de Toros de la Maestranza bullring.
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.
Across the same room you will find a selection of Jewish and Islamic funerary steles from Saudi Arabia, Paris and the Almohad dynasty of Tunisia - it is a complex but delightful bringing together of humanity.
The Murabitun and Muwwahidun (Almoravid and Almohad) movements from North Africa helped slow the Christian tide, but disunity among the Muslims eventually led to continued loss of land.