History of Morocco in the Moorish Time

The History of Morocco goes up to the caveman era over 120 000 years ago. Remnants of this era is yet to be explored as these caves exist basically in every valley along the Atlantic shore and in the Atlas Mountains and Valleys. Even the Neanderthal has his contribution in the blessed land called Morocco. later on in time the Berbers, natives of North Africa brought this part of the ancient world to uncountable encounters with biblical history. The Neolithic era is known to be the most documented in Morocco and North Africa in general. Judaism is first monotheistic religion to be introduced by the Jews who came first as merchants in Phoenician vessels later on as the last tribe who came via the Sahara wondering to settle in the Southeast of Morocco after the destruction of the Solomon temple. Romans brought Christianity and the Arabs sealed the deal with Islam. All the three religions have significantly contributed to the development of human intellect in this part of the world. Later to be recognized by its unsurpassed reality that shaped the world today, namely the Moorish Civilization…

by Hamid Mernissi.

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  1. Open says:

    Grant, I was in Marrakech in October of last year. Having researched many Riads I came acsros one that stood out. I ended up staying there, and from the moment I arrived I knew I had selected well. It was built in the 17th century as a small palace. It has all the layers of craftsmanship for which the Moroccan culture is renowned . It’s called Riad Sebban. I was so inspired I’ve started a series of small paintings from this last trip. Best Regards,Wayne

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