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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The rampart was built by Almoravide around the years 1126-1127.Mellakh was frustrated that the historical sites, part of the city's history and cultural legacy, were being demolished to make some more space for private houses."Built around the years 1126-1127 by the Almoravid dynasty, and especially under the orders of Ali Ben Youssef, the ramparts of Marrakech, in the form of a quadrilateral, formed a wall to protect the city from external attacks," she explained.
Mauritania is a vast land, mostly flat and parched dry, yet ancient in that its rulers between the 12th and 15th centuries controlled the powerful Almoravid dynasty that spread Islam across North Africa and held swathes of Muslim Spain.
982/1574), the Al al-Shaykhi family that dominates the Wahhabi movement and the three Su'udi states, the Almoravid dynasty descended from Saharan Sanhaji nomads, angels, archaeology, astronomy, and the influential theorist of jihad 'Abdallah 'Azzam (1941-89).
The Mauritanian national team is nicknamed "Almoravid", referring to Almoravid dynasty which was an imperial Berber Muslim dynasty emerged in the 5 th and 6 th AH in the Islamic Maghreb region.
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.
1600 AD) Aztec Empire (1428-1521) Spanish colony (1521-1821) Morocco Berber Morocco Dynasties: Idrisid Dynasty (788-974) Almoravid Dynasty (1040-1147) Almohad Dynasty (1121-1269) Mozambique Portuguese Colony (1498-1975) Namibia German colony (1884-1915) Nepal Licchavi Kingdom (c.
Known as "The Red City" and "The Joyful City" since the time of the Almoravid leader Yusuf bin Tashfin, Adnan says in his introduction that Marrakech does not necessarily associate with noir: "Marrakechis can invent colorful stories to avoid the darkness of reality."
Since Ancient Egypt, Carthage, the Almoravid Empire, Ashanti, Baganda and Abyssinia, the strongest empires in Africa have been variations of African matriarchy wherein the king rules with the female triad of the Queen Mother who can depose him, the Queen Sister who manages the economy and owns title to the nation's land, and the Queen-Wife who is consort and advisor.
(85) The Chronica's nobility goes on pilgrimage to Jerusalem to redeem their sins, (86) the presence of Christian captives in the Maghreb is the result of raids led by the Almoravid fleet whose route encompassed the entire Christian shores of the Mediterranean and beyond, with the English Channel mentioned as well, (87) while the collaboration of the Genoese and Spaniards to besiege Almeria was justified as necessary to destroy a pirate base (marinorum latronum sedes) established in the port-city, because
There were ceramic tiles sculpted from clays from the Ourika region of Morocco by Sara Ouhaddou; Oil Bonzanigo's sound work narrating the migrations of the Almoravid dynasty back and forth across the Maghreb and southern Spain, accompanied by fragmented silhouettes of the two regions' landscapes painted on to strips of cotton in vivid Majorelle Blue (Fig.
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.