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Definition of the noun almoravid
What does almoravid mean as a name of something?
- 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
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by Ronald A. Messier
Almoravid is an Anglicized version of al- Murabitun.
Encyclopedia of Islam (2009)
by Juan Eduardo Campo
See also almoravid dynasty; maliki legal school. Stephen Cory Further reading: Richard Fletcher, ...
by Kevin Shillington
The first Almoravid campaigns were aimed, therefore, at occupying the main commercial centers. Sijilmasa, the northern terminus of the caravan trade and ruled by the Maghrawa, a Zanata clan, since 970, was seized by ibn Yasin in 1053, ...
by Anthony G. Pazzanita
the same time, the Almoravid Empire was threatened from another quarter. The Lemtuna and Messufa, hitherto some of the most reliable followers of Islam, began fighting among themselves. Dismayed at this, Ibn Omar decided that while Ibn ...
by Ronald Bruce St John
The Almohads conquered the Almoravid capital of Marrakesh in 1147 and reasserted Islamic rule in a number of Spanish cities that had turned against the Almoravids, notably Seville and Cordoba, in 1149. At its height, the Almohad Empire ...
by Jennifer Lawler
Introduction The Berbers established the Almoravid Dynasty in North Africa in the eleventh and twelfth centuries. They were associated with a Muslim sect called the Hermits, who had conquered much of northwestern Africa by ¡06¡. At that time ...
by Gerhard Böwering, Patricia Crone
The Almoravid movement began among Judala and Lamtuna nomads in Southern Morocco and the Sahara who were involved in the salt, gold, and slave trade with WestAfrica. According to the accepted story, after performing the pilgrimage, ...
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Scrabble value of A1L1M3O1R1A1V4I1D2
The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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