Almoravide


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Almoravide

(ælˈmɔːrəˌvaɪd) or

Almoravid

n
(Peoples) a member of a fanatical people of Berber origin and Islamic faith, who founded an empire in N Africa that spread over much of Spain in the 11th century ad
[from Arabic al-murābitūn the holy ones]
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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.
Un peu plus vers le bas , on voit les dallages des voies romaines et d'une basilique byzantine et une tres belle fontaine.Les colonnes de marbre a chapiteaux decores de motifs floraux, ont ete reemployes dans la construction de la galerie exterieure de la Grande Mosquee almoravide en 1836.
(87.) Vincent Lagardere, "La haute judicature a Pepoque Almoravide en al-Andalus," al-Qantara 7 (1986): 207.
They worked with the leaders of the Almoravide Berbers, who were Caliphs of African descent.