The Almoravids

Figure 1 Almoravid Gold Coin dated 1116 Contents Initial Conquests Origins Abdallah and Yahya Jihad against unbelievers 1040s Conquest of the Maghreb Morocco and Algeria Yusuf and Abu In Spain Muslims and Christians Almoravids invade 1086 Battle of Sagrajas or Al-Zallāqah Yusuf returns to the Maghreb Destruction of the taifas El Cid Empire at Peak … Continue reading The Almoravids