Almohads

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Throwing Spears - Middle Ages - Muslim World - Almohads
... In the 11th and 12th century AD, the Almohads would sometimes fight (particularly, but not exclusively, the Spanish) with the first rank armed with pikes and the second line armed with javelins ...
History Of Medieval Tunisia - Almohads (al-Muwahiddin) - Religion and Culture
... Idris al-Ma'mun broke with the narrow ideology of the Almohad regimes (first articulated by the mahdi Ibn Tumart) circa 1230, he affirmed the reinstitution of the then-reviving Malikite rite, perennially popular in ... who was also appointed a Maliki judge, were dignitaries known to the Almohad court, whose capital became fixed at Marrakech ... Under the Almohads architecture flourished, the Giralda being built in Seville and the pointed arch being introduced ...
Abd Al-Haqq I - History
... Around 1215, the new Almohad caliph, Yusuf II Al-Mustansir was still young and the Almohad dynasty had just received a severe defeat against Christian kingdoms of Iberia ... Marinids) took advantage of the situation and attacked the Almohads who sent 10,000 men to fight ... The Almohads are defeated ...
History Of The Jews In Morocco - History - Under The Almohads (1146-15th Century)
... to have been written at the commencement of the period of the Almohads, and which is found in a Yemen siddur among the kinot prescribed for the Ninth of Ab, the Moroccan cities Ceuta ... Moreover, the later Almohads were no longer content with the repetition of a mere formula of belief in the unity of God and in the prophetic calling of Muhammad ... Abu Yusuf Ya'qub al-Mansur, the third Almohad prince, suspecting the sincerity of the supposedly converted Jews, compelled them to wear distinguishing garments, with a very noticeable yellow cloth for a head-covering ...
Almoravid Dynasty - Decline
... Under the combined action of his Christian foes in Iberia and the agitation of Almohads (the Muwahhids) in Morocco ... death in 1143, his son Tashfin ibn Ali lost ground rapidly before the Almohads, and in 1146 he was killed by a fall from a precipice while attempting to escape after a ... The conquest of the city of Marrakech by the Almohads in 1147 marked the fall of the dynasty, though fragments of the Almoravids (the Banu Ghaniya), continued to struggle in the Balearic ...