Morisco
Moriscos ([moˈɾiskos], [muˈɾiskus], [moˈɾiskos]; Portuguese: mouriscos [mo(w)ˈɾiʃkuʃ], [mo(w)ˈɾiskus]; meaning "Moorish") were former Muslims who were forced to convert to Christianity rather tha...
Morisco - Wikipedia
Islam and Protestantism
Protestantism and Islam entered into contact during the 16th century, at a time when Protestant movements in northern Europe coincided with the expansion of the Ottoman Empire in southern Europe. As b...
Islam and Protestantism - Wikipedia
Northern Berber languages
The Northern Berber languages form a dialect continuum across the Maghreb that constitute a branch of the Berber language subgroup of the Afroasiatic family. Their continuity has been broken by the s...
Ait Seghrouchen
The Ait Seghrouchen (Berber: Ayt Seɣruccen) are a Berber tribe of east-central Morocco. They are divided into two geographically separated groups, one on the south side of the Middle Atlas and one on...
Aben Humeya
Aben Humeya (1520–1569), also known as Muhammad ibn Umayyah, was a Spanish leader who commanded the Morisco Revolt against Philip II of Spain in the Alpujarras region, near Granada.
Aben Humeya wa...
Shilha language
Shilha /ˈʃɪlhə/, also known as Tashelhit (Tashelhit Berber), Chelha or Chleuh (native Tacelḥiyt or Tamazirt n Suss, Moroccan Arabic: الشلحة Shelha), is the most populous variety of Berber, with some 8...
Shilha language - Wikipedia
Roza Eskenazi
Roza Eskenazi (mid-1890s – 2 December 1980, Greek: Ρόζα Εσκενάζυ) was a famous Jewish-Greek singer of rebetiko and Greek folk music born in Constantinople, whose recording and stage career extended fr...
Roza Eskenazi - Wikipedia
Ifranid dynasty
The Ifranids, also called Banu Ifran, Ifran, or the children of the Ifran (Arabic: بنو يفرن‎, Banu Yifran), were a Zenata Berber tribe prominent in the history of pre-Islamic and early Islam...
Ifranid dynasty - Wikipedia
Berber people
The Berbers or the Amazighs (Berber: ⵉⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖⴻⵏ, plural: Imazighen / Imaziɣen, singular: Amazigh) are a people ethnically indigenous to North Africa west of the Nile Valley. They are distributed from th...
Berber people - Wikipedia
Ghawazi
The Ghawazi (also ghawazee) dancers of Egypt were a group of female traveling dancers of the Nawar people, a subgroup of the Dom people.The ghawazi style gave rise to the Egyptian raqs sharqi by the f...
Ghawazi - Wikipedia
Operation Mural
Operation Mural was a clandestine effort headed by Mossad, Israel's intelligence agency, to facilitate the emigration of Jewish Moroccan children to Israel.
After gaining independence from France ...
Ait Yafelman
The Ait Yafelman (Tamazight: ayt yaf-lman) are a large Berber tribal confederation of the eastern High Atlas of Morocco, with their capital at Imilchil. They consist of four tribes: Ait Morghad, Ait H...
Ait Atta
The Ait Atta (Tamazight ayt ɛaṭṭa) are a large Berber tribal confederation of South eastern Morocco, estimated to number about 130,000 as of 1960. They are divided into "five fifths" (khams khmas), a...
Khalid ibn Hamid al-Zanati
Khalid ibn Hamid al-Zanati (?-?) was a Zenata Berber chieftain and military commander during the Berber Revolt of the 740s against the Umayyads in the Maghreb. For reasons which are still obscure, Ma...
Khalid ibn Hamid al-Zanati - Wikipedia
Shah Qabool Aulia
Shah Qabool Aulia (1689-1767) was a Moroccan Muslim Sufi Pir who traveled through the Indian subcontinent preaching Islam.
Born in the fort town of Teenjah in 1101 anno Hegirae, corresponding to 1...
Joseph of Spain
Jewish merchant of the ninth and tenth centuries CE and may have been a Radhanite. It is unknown if he was the "Joseph of Spain" who authored numerous mathematical treatises in use in Europe in mediev...
Joseph of Spain - Wikipedia