a member of a Muslim dynasty ruling in Spain and northern Africa during the 12th and 13th centuries.
Historical Examples

To escape the persecutions of the almohades, Maimonides, then thirteen years old, removed to Fez with his family.
Jewish Literature and Other Essays Gustav Karpeles

Conquest by the almohades came as a redemption from the tyranny of the Almoravides.
The Story of Seville Walter M. Gallichan

After this success, the almohades endeavoured to pacify the unruly among their neighbours.
Southern Spain A.F. Calvert

If this is true, only a few almohades remained in the place.
The Story of Seville Walter M. Gallichan

Ramrez de Arellano declares that no enamelling at all was done in Spain before the invasion of the almohades.
The Arts and Crafts of Older Spain, Volume I (of 3) Leonard Williams

He was, beyond doubt, the greatest and best of the almohades.
The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 5 Various

When the almohades ruled in Seville a great iron chain was drawn across the river, and a tower built on either side to support it.
Southern Spain A.F. Calvert

Fifty-five years later all Andalusia was annexed to the empire of the almohades.
Southern Spain A.F. Calvert

My master was a renegade knight who had forsworn the Cross and risen to some preferment among the almohades.
Masters of the Guild L. Lamprey

The almohades did much to embellish and to improve the city during their century of sovereignty.
Southern Spain A.F. Calvert

12c. Muslim religious power that ruled Spain and North Africa, founded by Mohammed ibn Abdullah, the name is literally “the Unitarians,” short for Arabic al-muwahhidun “they who profess the unity (of God),” so called for their absolutist monotheism.


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