Originally a Berber reform movement, influenced by Kharijism. Removed the Almoravids from power, first in the Maghreb, then in Spain. Driven from Spain in 1212, and their last Moroccan stronghold of Marrakesh was captured in 1269.
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Profile and timeline of the Muslim Berber movement who replaced the Almoravids, and became the leading political power in North Africa and Spain in the 12th and 13th century. From Encyclopedia of the Orient.
Profile of the Berber dynasty that ousted the Almoravids, and ruled Morocco and Spain in the 12th and 13th centuries; includes their origins, and links to rulers.
Part of an extended article on the history of Islam covers the Muwahid (Almohad) Dynasty in Spain.
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