Almohad Caliphate

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Almohad dynasty
الموَحدون (Al-Muwaḥḥidūn) (Arabic)
ⵉⵎⵡⴻⵃⵃⴷⴻⵏ (Imweḥḥden) (Berber)
Rulin dynasty o Morocco an Al-Andalus
Caliphate

 

 

1121–1269
 

 

 

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The Almohad empire at its greatest extent, c. 1180-1212.[1][2]
Caipital Tinmel
(1121–1147)
Marrakesh
(1147–1269)[3]
Releegion Sunni Islam
Government Monarchy
Caliph
 − 1121–1130 Abd al-Mu'min
 − 1266–1269 Abu al-Ula al-Wathiq Idris
History
 - Established 1121
 - Almoravids owerthrown 1147
 - Marinid suzerainty 1248
 - Disestablished 1269
Aurie 1,621,393.5 km2 (626,024 sq mi)
Siller Dinar[4]
The day pairt o Banner o Algerie Algerie
Banner o Gibraltar Gibraltar
Banner o Libie Libie
Banner o Morocco Morocco
Banner o Portugal Portugal
Banner o Spain Spain
Banner o Tunisie Tunisie
 Wastren Sahara

The Almohad Dynasty (Berber: Imweḥḥden, frae Arabic الموحدون al-Muwaḥḥidun, "the monotheists" or "the unitarians") wis a Moroccan[5][6] Berber-Muslim dynasty foondit in the 12t century that established a Berber state in Tinmel in the Atlas Muntains in roughly 1120.[7]

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  1. http://www.qantara-med.org/qantara4/public/show_carte.php?carte=carte-05&lang=en
  2. http://www.qantara-med.org/qantara4/public/show_carte.php?carte=carte-06&lang=en
  3. Le Moyen Âge, XIe- XVe siècle, par Michel Kaplan & Patrick Boucheron. p.213, Ed. Breal 1994 (ISBN 2-85394-732-7)[1]
  4. (French) P. Buresi, La frontière entre chrétienté et islam dans la péninsule Ibérique, pp.101-102. Ed. Publibook 2004 (ISBN 9782748306446)
  5. B. Lugan, Histoire du Maroc, ISBN 2-262-01644-5
  6. Concise Encyclopaedia of World History, by Carlos Ramirez-Faria, pp.23&676 [2]
  7. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/16820/Almohads