The Almoravid and Almohad Empires, Paperback Book


A comprehensive account of two of the most important empires in medieval North Africa whose rule fostered the emergence of the Islamic society which endured, in Morocco especially, until the early 20th century.

Amira K. Bennison focuses on these dynasties from a positive perspective, placing them in their proper context of medieval Mediterranean and Islamic history.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400 pages
  • Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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  • Category: History of religion
  • ISBN: 9780748646807

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