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why are there so few surviving Almoravid buildings?
I'm puzzled as to why there should be so little in the way of Almoravid architecture and why it is repeatedly said that until they went to Spain they had no building tradition of their own.
Cleo Cantone
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why are there so few surviving Almoravid buildings?
I think a clue could be gleaned from Ibn Khaldun's 14th century account of history - the Muqaddimah - wherein he distinguishes the Desert and Sedentary civilisations.
It is obvious that nomadic peoples have left few traces of their existence, whereas sedentary peoples on the other hand, have accrued much evidence.
Saait Samodien
why are there so few surviving Almoravid buildings?
dear: cleo cantone
maybe no one have an idea exectly about almoravids architecture and where it was located in North of Africa I ll give un example about some of their architecture in Monts ksour (Montagnes Ksours) Algeria
Abdelghani Yahiaoui
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