Almoravid



a member of a Muslim dynasty ruling in Spain and northern Africa from 1056 to 1147.
Historical Examples

Finally he retired to the Almoravid court at Fez, where he was poisoned in 1138.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1 Various

Thus was the Almoravid dynasty established, with its capital at Cordova, and which lasted until 1147.
Spain Frederick Albion Ober

The Almoravid princes who founded Marrakech came from the black desert of Senegal; themselves were leaders of wild hordes.
In Morocco Edith Wharton

It was no longer the glorious city of the days before the Almoravid conquest.
A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy Isaac Husik

Later in life he visited Cordova, already in its decline through the illiberal government of the Almoravid dynasty.
A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy Isaac Husik

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