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Volubilis and Meknes

February 11th 2019
Enough of relaxation, it’s time to move on. Today’s highlight is Volubilis, the remains of a Roman city just outside Meknes. It started life as a Berber town, expanded and developed when the Romans, under Claudius in 43AD, annexed the province of Mauretania Tingatana and made Volubilis its capital. The Romans left in around 286AD but the town continued to be occupied long after the Romans l ... read more
Africa » Morocco » Meknès-Tafilalet » Meknes

Moroccan Flag In 788, about a century after the Arab conquest of North Africa, successive Moorish dynasties began to rule in Morocco. In the 16th century, the Sa'adi monarchy, particularly under Ahmad AL-MANSUR (1578-1603), repelled foreign invaders and inaugurate... ... read more
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Tot: 1.638s; Tpl: 0.023s; cc: 14; qc: 74; dbt: 0.0402s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 1; ; mem: 1.5mb