Abu-l-Hasan al-Tamgruti
Abu-l-Hasan Ali ibn Mohammed al-Tamgruti (born in Tamegroute ca. 1560, died in 1594/5) was a Moroccan author, ambassador, fqih and one of the most important officials of the Saadian court during the ...
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Mohammed al-Abdari al-Hihi
Abu Abdallah Mohammed ibn Mohammed ibn Ali ibn Ahmed ibn Masoud ibn Hajj al-Abdari al-Hihi (fl. ca. 1289) was a Moroccan travel writer. He was born in the Haha tribe or region in the south of Morocco....
Leo Africanus
Joannes Leo Africanus, (c. 1494 – c. 1554?) (or al-Hasan ibn Muhammad al-Wazzan al-Fasi, Arabic:حسن ابن محمد الوزان الفاسي) was an Andalusian Berber Moorish diplomat and author who is best know...
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Mohammed ibn al-Tayyib
Mohammed ibn Mohammed ibn Musa ibn Mohammed al-Sharqi al-Sumayli ibn Tayyib al-Fasi al-Alami (1698-1756) was a famous Moroccan linguist, historian and scholar of fikh (law) and hadith. He is the autho...
Abu Salim al-Ayyashi
Abu Salim Abdallah Ibn Mohammed al-Ayyashi (1628–1679) was a well-known travel writer, poet and scholar from Morocco. He was born in a small village in Tafilalt. His father was the head of a zawiyya. ...
Kilakarai
Kilakarai, Kilakkarai or Keelakarai (Tamil: கீழக்கரை) is a municipality in Ramanathapuram district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. As of 2011, the town had a population of 38,355.
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Abu Ali al-Hassan al-Yusi
Abu Ali al-Hassan ibn Masud al-Yusi (1631–1691) was a Moroccan Sufi writer. He is considered to be the greatest Moroccan scholar of the seventeenth century and was a close associate of the first Alaou...
Rihla
Ar-Rihla, or, Riḥlah (الرحلة, literally "Journey") is a Classical Arabic term of a quest, with connotations of a voyage undertaken for the sake of divine knowledge of Islam. It is also a form of trave...
Abu Abdallah Mohammed al-Murabit al-Dila'i
Abu Abdallah Mohammed al-Hajj ibn Mohammed ibn Mohammed ibn Abd-al-Rahman ibn Abu Bakr al-Dilai (born in Fez, died 1678), also known as Al-Murabit, was a renowned linguist and scholar of Arabic gramma...
Ahmed ibn Abi Mahalli
Ahmed ibn Abi Mahalli (1559–1613), born in Sijilmasa, was an imam and the (Sufi) leader of a revolt (1610–13) against the reigning Saadi dynasty in the south of Morocco in which he proclaimed himself ...
Ahmed Skirej
Ahmed Skirej (also transcribed Skiredj) or Abu-l-Abbas Ahmed ibn al-Iyyashi Sukayrij al-Khazraji Al-Ansari al-Fasi (1878-1944) was a well known Moroccan Sufi scholar and judge. He wrote a great number...
Mohammed ibn Rushayd
Mohammed Ibn Rushayd or Muhibb al-Din Abu Abdallah Mohammed ibn Umar ibn Rushayd al-Fihri al-Sabti (1259–1321)(Ar:ابن رشيد الفهري، أبو عبد الله محمد بن عمر ) was a judge, writer and scholar of Hadith...
Ahmad Zarruq
Ahmad Zarruq also known as Imam az-Zarruq (Ahmad ibn Ahmad ibn Muhammad ibn ‘Isa) (1442–1493 CE) was a Muslim scholar and Sufi sheikh from Fes, Morocco. He is considered one of the most prominent and ...
Ahmed ibn Nasir
For the 19th-century historian see Ahmad ibn Khalid al-Nasiri.Ahmed ibn Nasir (sometimes spelled Bennacer) (1647–1717) was a Moroccan Sufi writer and teacher of the Nasiriyya zawiyya of Tamegroute, so...
Mohammed ibn Qasim ibn Zakur
Abu Abdallah Mohammed ibn Qasim ibn Zakur (died 1708) was a Moroccan poet, historian and travel writer from Fes. He was a pupil of the school of Abu Ali al-Hassan al-Yusi. He wrote poetry, history, bi...
Youssouf Amine Elalamy
Youssouf Amine Elalamy (born 20 November 1961 in Larache) is a Moroccan writer. He received the prize of best travel account from the British Council International for his book Un Morocain à New York ...
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Mohammed ibn Nasir
Sidi Mohammed ibn Nasir or Mohammed ibn Mohammed ibn Ahmed ibn Mohammed ibn al-Hussayn ibn Nasir ibn Amr abu Bakr al-Drawi al-Aghlabi (1603–1674) was a Moroccan Sufi and founder of the Nasiriyya zawiy...
Mohammed ibn Abdessalam ibn Nasir
Abu Abdallah Mohammed ibn Abdessalam ibn Nasir (–1824) was a Moroccan writer. He was a leading scholar at the beginning of the 19th century belonging to the sufi order of the Nasiris. He is the author...
Ahmed al-Ghazzal
Ahmed al-Ghazzal or, in full, Abu l-Abbas Ahmed ibn Al-Mahdi al-Ghazzal al-Andalusi al-Maliqi (died in Fes, 1777) was the secretary of the Moroccan Sultan Mohammed ibn Abdallah (1757-89). Al-Ghazzal i...
Idriss al-Amraoui
Idriss ibn Muhammad ibn al-Amraoui, son of the poet Mohammed ibn Idris al-Amrawi was a Moroccan emissary who, in the service of sultan Mohammed IV (1859–1873), visited Paris in 1860 and Spain in 1861...
Mohammed ibn abd al-Wahab al-Ghassani
Mohammed ibn Abd al-Wahhab al-Wazir al-Ghassani (died 1707) was an ambassador for the Moroccan Sultan Moulay Ismail. He is especially well-known because of the account of his journey to Spain in 1690–...
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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