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Morocco 2015 0435 Triumphal arch Volubilis archaeological site Morocco 051915  
   

Morocco 2015 0435 Triumphal arch Volubilis archaeological site Morocco 051915

Triumphal arch Volubilis
From Father of the Country to Roman outpost

May 19th 2015
The journey from Rabat to Meknes is a short one, only some 150 km, but it is a large distance culturally and architecturally. Rabat is a large, mostly modern city. There is a fairly small medina, but most of the city is more modern Other than the redoubt of the Udayas, there is relatively little of great historical significance as far as extant structures are concerned.. Meknes, on the other hand, ... 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: 1.388s; Tpl: 0.065s; cc: 8; qc: 13; dbt: 0.0218s; 1; m:saturn w:www (104.131.125.221); sld: 3; ; mem: 1.3mb