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Volubilis

April 29th 2007
27 April Just outside Meknes, and certainly a factor in the selection of the location for Meknes, is the old Roman city of Volubilis that sits out in a wide valley. It was one of the most remote outposts of the Roman Empire and was a flourishing capitol of North Africa between 40-280 AD before being overrun by the local Berber tribes. For nearly 250 years the Romans maintained this city of 20, ... read more
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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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