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Amazigh Language and Culture (Berbers and Moors)

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The Amazigh are the indigenous people of North Africa, who have long been known by the exonyms Moor and Berber and have a number of distinct languages. They have historically been divided between those who remained in the mountains and opposed the various civilizations of North Africa (the Carthaginians, Romans, Arabs, etc.) and those who integrated into those societies, who became part and parcel of the Arab Islamic Empires in North Africa and Spain.
At one time all the continents were connected together. Later on the continents started to drift apart, shift, some of the super continents went underneath the water. Some of the Moors migrated to different parts, some stayed where they were. The Moors were a global people not continental. So the Mo…
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Answer they are black that have long flowing fins and bulging eyes simaliar to a telscopic goldfish the most not be kept with common or comet goldfish they also are visually impared ! overall they are a beautiful and playful breed of cold water fish!!!
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Moors is the Spanish name for Islamic people (mostly from northern Africa) who had invaded Spain in the 8th century. They have ruled south-eastern Spain for a few hundred years before losing their power to the kings of Aragon and Castile. They were the craftsmen of Spain and taught Europeans to nav…
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It depends on which Moors you are referring to. There were Moors of the Eastern Hemisphere and there were also Moors of the Western Hemisphere, oriental and occidental. When most people do research they hear about the Moors of the Eastern Hemisphere from Africa and Spain. What is not known is that t…
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The word Moor has many meanings. It also depends of you are referring to a group of people of not. 100 percent of the time people are referring to a group of people so I will give that definition. A Moor is any native, indigenous, autochthon, aboriginals of North, Central, South America and the …
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you would find berber people in Moroco Algeria, a little in Egypt
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The Celts were not in the Berber area of Arfica and that precludes them from every having left it.
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Gordon Moore was one of the founders of the Intel corporation (a company that makes microchips). In 1965 he noticed that the number of transistors that could be placed on a computer chip had doubled every two years. This became known as Moores law. He could see that the scale of electronics would ge…
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Most people in North Africa speak Arabic. A small minority speak Amazigh/Berber and other indigenous languages. Because of French colonization, a significant minority of people are fluent in French as a second language in the Western part of North Africa.
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Not a question but a suggestion. DNA studies are making subjective theorizing more difficult these days.
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The official language of Libya is Arabic, but many of the people speak English as a second language. Some older people still speak Italian. Some people (about 4%) also speak various Berber dialects, although Muammar al-Gaddafi, the dictator of Libya from 1969 to 2011, persecuted people who used the …
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The Moors were medieval Muslims who took up residence on the Iberian peninsula. They included Arabs, Berbers, and Africans.
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They are called the Moors and many moved back to Northern Africa after the Reconquista, but some remained in Spain.
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The Moorish conquest of Spain began in 710.
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Answer The Berbers are native to north-western Africa. Nearly all Berbers are Muslims - not Christians. Answer The first religion introduced to Berbers was Christianity, Islam came last. But Arabization came along and influenced the Islam religion. The Christian faith has made a huge comeback…
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Moors were among the Muslims who invaded Spain 711. They settled southern Spain, and maintained kingdoms there until 1492, when they were conquered, and most of them left soon after as a result of practices of the Spanish Inquisition. In the meantime, they had contributed to one of the most advanced…
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the berbers are found in north africa they are the original north africans there mostly find in morocco
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Shannon Brian Moore
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Peter Moores is the current head coach for the England national team and is a former cricket player. He is from Cheshire, England.
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The Imazighen (singular: Amazigh) also known as the Berbers, they are the ethnic group indigenous to North Africa (Canary Islands, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya and Azawad) Some of the best known of the ancient Berbers are : The king Sheshonk I who ruled Egypt in 945 BC, Carthaginian leader Han…
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Moors were Arabs from the middle east.
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the moors lived in Arabia and later they moved to Europe
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Hound of the Baskerville's by Arthur Conan Doyle, Ivan Van Sertima, David Mac Ritchie, J.A. Rogers, Sheik N. Pleasant Bey to name a few.
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By 711 a speculative raiding party of 10,000 soldiers, led by Tariq ibn-Ziyad, crossed the Straits of Gibraltar and defeated the Visigothic army of King Roderic at the Battle of Guadalete.
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They were essentially Moorish, Moslem Blacks from North Africa. to them are attributed the English-sounding Morris Dances- originally Moorish. ( Don"t say, the Jig is up!) The Moors dominated Spain up till about the time of Columbus when the dual monarchy of Fernando and Isabella drove them out. The…
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yes they eat eachother to survive but die trying
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The Moors ruled Spain for about 700 years.
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The Moors invaded Spain in 711 .
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Survival in hot deserts has always posed a problem for man; Moses had to solve it in order to lead the children of Israel through the wilderness of the Sinai-a formidable hot desert. It seems likely that the present inhabitants of the Sinai, the Bedouins, would have optimised their solutions for des…
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The Moors ruled spain for about 700 years. I hope that is the answer to the question you asked :)
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Gordon Moore was one of the founders of the Intel corporation (a company that makes microchips). In 1965 he noticed that the number of transistors that could be placed on a computer chip had doubled every two years. This became known as Moores law. He could see that the scale of electronics would ge…
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The Moors arrived in 711. On January 2, 1492 the last Moors were defeated militarily and surrendered the Alhambra in Granada. Later in the same year they were forced to convert to Christianity or leave Iberia. I specifically did not say "Spain" because Spain did not exist at that time. Castile-Leon…
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They don't NEED a light. There a type of fancy goldfish, so you don't need to get them a light. However a light is helpful as it helps them grow and convert vitamin D.
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I secured the boat at the moor.
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The last of the Moorish states in Spain was Granada.
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Islam and similarities in cultures.
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Arabism isn't a real thing, but yes it seems like most modern Arabic leaders have an evil mentality. Even though the Koran forbids violence and killing, it seems to make sense to them.
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lets say an Arab had a baby with a light skin Egyptian =Berber they were a part of the Moors and helped take over Spain in 711
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its a Field of heather (a purple plant) ever heard the high way man poem it says "and the high way man came riding over the purple moors) so basically heather a purple plant but a big field of it a little bit like a shrub.
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The Moors were defeated in 1492.
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Shaeq does not know anything.
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what cities in Spain did the moores settle in
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A black moor? A black cold water fish with cute googly eyes. Not very hardy so require a good fish keeper
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The Moors were driven out of Spain in 1492.
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The Berber tribe people live in huts made out of clay. The tents are made out of goat hair. In the bigger villages the Berber tribes lived in huts made out of stone. Hope this helps!
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In making new Patapons, it counts the same as Mystery Meat, but costs less KaChing to make. That's why it's so much more rare than Mystery Meat.
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Berbers are the remaining of the ATLANTIS continent that sunk. This answer is wrong see below. Berbers are the indigenous peoples of the North African region of the Atlas Mountains.
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Traditionally, the men would take care of livestock and the women would look after the family and cooks and cleans everyday.
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In Othello, the Moors were people of dark skin from eastern Africa and were Muslim.
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the battle of marston moor was just outside york, in the north of England
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Mostly in Northern England look up the North Yorkshire moors.
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She was born in the early 7th century and died around the end of the 7th century in modern-day Algeria
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Because they are both Muslim groups.
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Moorland or moor is a type of habitat, in the temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands biome, found in upland areas, characterised by low-growing vegetation on acidic soils and heavy fog. Moorland nowadays generally means uncultivated hillland (such as Dartmoor in South West England), but the …
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A lot of the Moslem Moors of North West Africa were being driven out of spain by the Christians during the rise of the Holy Roman Empire. They moved towards East Africa Southern Asia and the now Middle East were the ottoman empire was forming with the Moslems there and the retreating Moors from the …
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No. Moor comes from Mauri, referring to a person from Mauritania, which was the Roman province that included what is now parts of Morocco and Algeria. The name Morocco comes the name of the city Marrakesh, the Almoravid Imperial Capital, which in Latin was Morroch.
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They get to about 4 inches but have been reported to grow up to 10 inches. 8-10 inches long depending on how big the tank is.For all types of fancy goldfish, (yes, black moors are classed as fancy goldfish!) 20 us gallons (75 litres) for the first fish, and 10 us gallons (about 37 litres) per addit…
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The highest summit is called Brown Willy
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It depends on which Moors you are referring to. There were Moors of the Eastern Hemisphere and there were also Moors of the Western Hemisphere, oriental and occidental. When most people do research they hear about the Moors of the Eastern Hemisphere from Africa and Spain. What is not known is that t…
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A Black Moor is a type of Goldfish so it can be put with any other goldfish. i have three gold fish and a black moor in my tank
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Berber is a type of carpet, it is natural cotton carpet not synthetic therefore it is usually more expensive
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Prince Rupert had been sent by the King to end the siege of York. York was the most important royalist city in the North and was surrounded by a Parliamentarian army commanded by the Earls of Leven and Manchester.Prince Rupert had orders from the King to free York and then march South to join him in…
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Many people considered the moor a bleak and inhospitable place. Boats are allowed to moor at the rear of the seaside restaurant. Shakespeare's character Othello was a Moor who became a general in Venice. (* Capitalized, the Moors were essentially black Islamic people - from Morocco - who occupied…
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They were in part, absorbed into the Spanish population, and were referred to as Moros by the Spanish. Some were forcibly re-settled in Spanish colonies such as the Philippines- where they caused trouble- for the Spanish and later US officials. Tghere are plenty of Spanish-Speaking people of Moorish…
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besides Spain all over Europe
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What happened to the Moors? After being forced out of Spain, most were driven back into West Africa, but many would later be recaptured and sold into America and the Caribbean as slaves. Some of these slaves (multilingual and erudite scholars) came on ships of Christopher Columbus who was commission…
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Yes. After the fall of Rome, the Moors took over Spain.
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moor ponies are wild horses or ponies that live on the moorland.
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Were the Moors useful for Agriculture? The Moors brought millenniums of agricultural and hydrology expertise from Syria and the Fertile Crescent area, during the expansion of the Islamic Empire. They knew how to harness water: both rivers and snow-melt waters. Roman installations: Dams, public …
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The Moors, who were Berbers, Arabs, and Black Africans, had converted to Islam and were intent on spreading their religion across the known world.
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the moors in spain were unitarian visigoths that had allied themselves with the vandals of northen africa to fight their counterpart trinitarian visigoths in spain.There was no arabian or moorish invasion or conquest of spain, It was a civil war between feuding trinitarian visigoths and unitarian vi…
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No one knows, but if we imagine... If the Amazigh (Berbers) had opposed the Arab Muslim military advance over the Maghreb, it is likely that they eventually would have been subdued due to the immense number of Muslims in Egypt that would feed into the expansion (similar to how the vast population …
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There are several Berber languages. The six major varieties are spoken by nine-tenths of the Berber-speaking population (not all people of Berber origin speak Berber). The major languages are: Tashelhit (Tacelḥit), Kabylian (Taqbaylit), Central Atlas (Tamazight), Rifian (Tamazight/ Tarifit), Shawi…
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Hello in Algerian berber or simply in berber is AZUL . And if you're interested in knowing how to say HOW ARE YOU then it is " AMEK THETSILITH" with the first "th" pronounced as in earTH and the second one as in gaTHer (stressed). Good luck.
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Muslims in Spain used to be called MOORS, although in modern times, the term is considered somewhat derogatory. The current term for them is Berbers or Amazigh.
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The first Amazigh (Berbers or Moors) to invade Spain came onto the continent in 711. A second army of Amazigh called Almoravid dynasty invaded Spain in 1086.
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Isabella and Ferdinand, the same ones of sponsored Columbus.
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The Reconquista. Jews and Muslims alike were driven out of Spain. The Reconquista ended in 1492 when Moorish Granada surrendered. The Muslims were allowed to remain in Spain. The Jews and the Muslims were expelled later.
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Green because of the grass but often from far away look purple \'cause of all the heather growing on it. So basically purple and green.
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The Moors ruled Spain for hundreds of years.
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they look like indian/arabic clothes and many of them wear turbins around there heads to protect them from the scorching sun
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Most Amazigh, often incorrectly called Berbers, live in homes just like everyone else. They are a largely sedentary society in the Atlas Mountains of Morocco and Algeria an live in smaller towns in those countries as well as small towns in Tunisia and Libya. There are nomadic Amazigh called Touareg …
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The Moors Occupied, and stayed in spain for about 700 Years
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A Muslim of mixed Berber and Arab descent live in northwest Africa.
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The Spanish Moors were Berbers, Arabs, and black Muslims from Africa.
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The Moors invaded Spain in the year 711. They officially left in 1492 as per a treaty signed with Ferdinand and Isabella. (This freed up money that had been supporting the military to be used for exploration. That's why Columbus was able to sail in 1492.)
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Sort of, but ultimately not really. Empires invade other lands and spread influence; its what they do. Muslim incursion into Spain certainly didn't help European views of the middle east, but the crusades would probably have happened anyway even if there were no incursions into Europe.
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Spain enjoyed a Golden Age under the Moors because the Moors brought advanced education, architecture, technology, and healthcare to Spain.
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North Africa (Canary Islands, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Libya)
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'fleets of the desert"
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carpet stain remover. They have this new carpet thing where it comes with a blacklight so you can see where hidden urine is, and where it seems to be, you spray the stuff on it and it goes bye,bye. :)
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The moors were treated badly they were treated like dogs instead of humans.
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Ahna ah hibo kachinie ( for a boy ) Ahna an hiba kaminie (for a girl ) (sounded the way I spelled it )
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