Almohade



a member of a Muslim dynasty ruling in Spain and northern Africa during the 12th and 13th centuries.
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Spain was now formed into a province of the almohade empire, the capital of which was in Africa.
A History of Spain Charles E. Chapman

Seville and Crdova each had a different governor; the almohade unity was ruptured, and the empire was crumbling.
The Story of Seville Walter M. Gallichan

The ajimez windows, the cusped arches, and the decorations of this doorway are fine examples of almohade art.
The Story of Seville Walter M. Gallichan

The authority of the almohade khalifas was nominally recognized in the city sixteen years longer.
Southern Spain A.F. Calvert

The portal is very fine, but the Moorish features are the work of Mudejar and not almohade artisans.
Southern Spain A.F. Calvert

Mosaic tile-work, such as appears in Seville at the time of the almohade invasion.
The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume II (of 3) Leonard Williams

noun (pl) -hades, -hads
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

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