This is a generic term covering Umayyad Arab-Berber Muslims from northwest Africa who invaded Spain and for the later generations of the Almoravid and Almohad dynasties.
Related term(s): Umayyad; Almoravid
Category: Dynasties and Groups
Contributor(s): Natalie Kohout
Source information: Konstam, Angus. Historical Atlas of the Crusades. New York: Checkmark Books, 2002.