Kouloughlis
Kouloughlis, also spelled Koulouglis, Cologhlis and Qulaughlis (from Ottoman Turkish kuloğlu "children of servants", kul "servant" + oğlu "son of") was a term used during the Ottoman period to designa...
Berber Jews
Berber Jews are the Berber-speaking Jewish communities of the Atlas mountains in Morocco. Their origins are not clear as one theory builds the case for "Judeo-cized Berbers" while another defends the ...
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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...
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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...
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Sened language
Sened is an extinct Berber language that was spoken in the nearby towns of Sened and Majoura (Berber Tmagurt) in Southern Tunisia until the mid-twentieth century. In 1911, the whole town of Sened spok...
Bsisa
Bsisa, Arabic: بسيسة‎, Berber aḍemmin Hebrew: בסיסה‎ is a typical North African food, based on flour of roasted barley which dates back to Roman times. Bsisa is a variety of mixtu...
Douiret
Douiret (Berber: Eddwirat or igherman, Arabic: دويرات‎) is a ruined Berber village in the Tataouine district in southern Tunisia. Located on a hilltop near a modern village of the same name...
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Mrazig
The Mrazig are a previously nomadic people who live in and around the town of Douz, Tunisia. Numbering around 50,000, they are the descendants of the Banu Sulaym tribe who left the Arabian peninsula i...
Eli Yishai
Eliyahu "Eli" Yishai (Hebrew: אֵלִי יִשַׁי; born 26 December 1962) is an Israeli politician and former leader of the Shas party. He currently serves as a member of the Knesset for Shas, and previously...
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Ibn Battuta
Ibn Baṭūṭah (Arabic: أبو عبد الله محمد بن عبد الله اللواتي الطنجي بن بطوطة‎, ʾAbū ʿAbd al-Lāh Muḥammad ibn ʿAbd al-Lāh l-Lawātī ṭ-Ṭanǧī ibn Baṭūṭah), or simply Ibn Battuta (ابن بطوطة) (Febr...
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Haim Saban
Haim Saban (/səˈbɑːn/; Hebrew: חיים סבן‎; born 15 October 1944) is an Israeli and American media proprietor, investor, philanthropist, musician, record, film & television producer. An accom...
Bedouin
The Bedouin (/ˈbɛdʉ.ɪn/, also Bedouins; from the Arabic badw بَدْو or badawiyyīn/badawiyyūn/"Al Buainain بَدَوِيُّون, plurals of badawī بَدَوِي) are an Arab ethnocultural group, descended from nomads ...
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History of the Jews in Tunisia
The history of the Jews in Tunisia goes back to Roman times. As of 2011, 700 Jews were living in Tunis and 1,000 on the island of Djerba.
A tradition among the descendants of the first Jewish sett...
History of the Jews in Tunisia - Wikipedia
Berber kings of Roman-era Tunisia
For nearly 250 years, Berber kings of the 'House of Masinissa' ruled in Numidia, which included much of Tunisia, and later in adjacent regions, first as sovereigns allied with Rome and then eventually...
Berber kings of Roman-era Tunisia - Wikipedia
Turks in Tunisia
The Turks in Tunisia, also known as Turco-Tunisians and Tunisian Turks, (Arabic: أتراك تونس‎ French: Turcs de Tunisie Turkish: Tunus Türkleri) are the ethnic Turks who constitute a m...
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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...
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Moors
The Moors were the medieval Muslim inhabitants of the Maghreb, Iberian Peninsula, Sicily, and Malta.The Moors arrived in the Iberian Peninsula in 711 and called the territory Al-Andalus, an area which...
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Amedeo Modigliani
Amedeo Clemente Modigliani ([ameˈdɛːo modiʎˈʎaːni]; 12 July 1884 – 24 January 1920) was a Italian painter and sculptor who worked mainly in France. He is known for portraits and nudes in a modern...
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Sa`ada and Murabtin
The Saʿada (singular Saʿdawi) and Murabtin (singular Murabit) form a twofold social division within the Bedouins of western Egypt and eastern Libya.In modern times, the term Murabit contrasts with Sa...
Sa`ada and Murabtin - Wikipedia
Domari language
Domari is an Indo-Aryan language, spoken by older Dom people scattered across the Middle East. The language is reported to be spoken as far north as Azerbaijan and as far south as central Sudan, in Tu...
Pierre Mendès France
Pierre Mendès France ([pjɛʁ mɑ̃dɛs fʁɑ̃s]; 11 January 1907 – 18 October 1982) was a French politician who served as President of the Council of Ministers in 1954–55. He was from the Radical Party and...
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