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  Where do I find Mzab information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The M'zab or Mzab, (Tumzabt Aghlan), مزاب, isa section of the northern Sahara, in the Ghardaïa wilaya "province" of Algeria, bygone 500km south of Algiers.
The Mzab isa limestone plateau, centred bygone the Wad Mzab (Oued Mzab).
The legendary brogue of the Mzab is Tumzabt, a branch of the Zenati cartel of Berber languages.
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L'oued M'zab traverse ce plateau du nord-ouest vers le sud-est.
M´zab est aussi une région du Maroc, qui se trouve au milieu du plateau du Chaouia à une soixantaine de kilomètres de Casablanaca, dont la capitale est la ville de Ben Ahmed.
En tout, le Mzab a vu naître 25 cités aujourd'hui disparues.
www.all2know.com /fr/wikipedia/m/mz/mzab.html   (239 words)

 Algeria, Mzab people of | www.30-days.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ghardaia is the capital of the Mzab region at the edge of the Sahara, the largest desert on earth.
The character and attitudes of the Mzab people have been formed by the harsh environment of the desert: they are tough, practical, tolerant, dialogue-orientated, and modest, and rely on the support of the community.
The Mzab are a Berber people and part of the so-called Ibdites, an Islamic sect, which was founded by Abdullah ibn Ibd and is a splinter group of the Kharijites.
www.30-days.net /ebook7/day10.htm   (783 words)

 YWAM Sahara - Mozabites / Mzab Berbers
In the oasis area 500 km south of the city of Algiers five Mzab cities rise out of the desolate Sahara, of which Ghardaia is a major town.
The climate of the Mzab area of Algeria has immense heat during the summer, making it one of the hottest areas of the world.
He is brought home to the Mzab between the age of fourteen and sixteen to marry, then returns to the north and pays periodical visits to home.
www.gosahara.org /mb.html   (2348 words)

 The changing world of Mzab
Of all the Ibadite cities of the Mzab, Beni Isguen has been least touched by assimilation with the wider Algerian society.
But if the power of the tabriya was absolute when the Ibadites lived in virtual isolation, things have changed dramatically since oil was discovered in Hassi Messaoud in 1958 and gas in Hassi R’mel in 1980.
These small cities of the Mzab have now become commercial centres at the crossroads of southern Algeria.
www.chris-kutschera.com /A/Mzab.htm   (1055 words)

 Mzab - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
MZAB [Mzab], stony, barren valley, Algeria, in the N Sahara.
It was settled c.1000 by members of an austere Muslim sect, the Kharijites.
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "Mzab" at HighBeam.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-mzab.html   (176 words)

 Mzab   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Der Mzab, auch M'zzb genannt, ist eine Oasen-Region in Zentral-Algerien, 600 km südlich von Algier, die vor allem von den Mozabiten bewohnt wird.
Der Mzab ist ein felsiges Plateau auf einer Höhe zwischen 300 und 800 Metern.
Der Wadi Mzab durchquert das Plateau von Nordwest nach Südost.
www.jenskleemann.de /wissen.php4?p=m/mz/mzab.html   (132 words)

Small communities are still found on Djerba Island and in a few mainland villages in Tunisia, in the Jebel Nafusah mountain and the Ghudamis and Ghat oases of Libya, and in the Siwa oasis in Egypt.
The Mzabis number 150,000 living mainly in the Mzab oases in the Sahara, some 560 kilometers south of Algiers.
The Mzab oasis is a large palm grove irrigated by over 4000 wells.
www.angelfire.com /az/rescon/mgcberbr.html   (7170 words)

 Paradox Interactive Forums - Lurken and Rythin in the land of sand - The wacky Mzab adventures.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mzab, a four-provinced sand country giving an annual tax of twenty-five ducats a year.
Mzab joined, mostly to keep her alliance alive and kicking.
In the end, Mzab is poor, a little bigger, a little more centralized and +1 in LT, TT and IT.
forum.paradoxplaza.com /forum/showthread.php?t=235732   (3012 words)

 Mzabites - LoveToKnow 1911
After the capture of El-Aghuat by the French,, the Mzabites concluded with the Algerian government, in 1853, a convention by which they engaged to pay an annual contribution of 1800 in return for their independence.
In November 1882 the Mzab country was definitely annexed to Algeria.
This page was last modified 17:48, 6 Oct 2006.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Mzabites   (429 words)

 30 Days - Day 10   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Ghardaia is the capital of the Mzab region at the edge of the
Ben Isguen was founded in the 14th century and is considered the holy city of the Mzab region: it is a most orthodox town — smoking, open clothing, and photography are not allowed.
Pray for the Mzab to hunger and thirst for the righteousness of God and a longing for forgiveness and for the Prince of Peace (Matt 5:6).
www.eagleslanding.org /templates/cuseagleslanding/Details.asp?id=27720&PID=295956   (573 words)

 what is mzab   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Mzab is a limestone plateau, centred around the Wəd Mzab (Oued Mzab).
Geology= The Mzab is a limestone plateau, centred around the Wad Mzab ('Oued...
This page is a preview of the Mzab RSS feed.
answerbus.coli.uni-sb.de /cgi-bin/answerbus/answer.cgi?what+is+mzab   (160 words)

 Mzab - Wikipédia
A l'origine le Mzab était un ensemble de 5 oasis de 72 km² à 600 km au sud d'Alger :
 siècle, le Mzab, jusque-là peu peuplé, devient le refuge des Ibadites berbères appelé Mozabites.
M´zab est aussi une région du Maroc, qui se trouve au milieu du plateau du Chaouia à une soixantaine de kilomètres de Casablanca, dont la capitale est la ville de Ben Ahmed.
fr.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mzab   (357 words)

 STUDIES IN IBADHISM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The earlier paper on Ibadhi bibliography was presented by Motylinski in his article on "Bibliographe du Mzab"* in which he listed the Ibadhi works given by al-Barradi, adding his own notes and findings.
in the private collections of Mzab, arranged according to their subjects, giving the names of the collections and the numbers of the Mss.
This is much in evidence in his magazine, al-Minhaj; in his notes on the works he edited and in his notes on the parts of E.I. translated into Arabic, in which he tried to correct euphonious views on the Ibadhiyah.
www.islamfact.com /books-htm/amribadhism/amribadhismstudies.htm   (4639 words)

 AllRefer.com - Mzab, Africa (African Physical Geography) - Encyclopedia
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As traders, they made the area a caravan junction.
France occupied the Mzab in 1853 and annexed it formally in 1882.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/M/Mzab.html   (176 words)

 islamfact.com - Studies in ibadhism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Among the leading Ibadhi personalities who played an important part in Tunisia were the late Muhammad al-Thamini, originally from Mzab, who established a Bookshop in Tunis, and participated in publishing and circulating Ibadhi literature, and the late Sheikh Sulaiman al-Jadawi of Jerba, who was the editor of the well-known paper, Murshid al-'Ummah.
The leading figures of the parallel activities in Algeria were Abu al-Yaqzan Ibrahim, who issued about eight different newspaper during the French rule, and Sheikh Baiyud Ibrahim B. 'Umar who is responsible for the modern reformist movement in Mzab, and it schools and institutions.
The other scholar is Muhammad 'Ali Dabbuz of al-Qararah, Mzab, who undertook to rewrite the history of the Maghrib from the Ibadhi point of view.
www.islamfact.com /books-htm/ibadi/4.htm   (933 words)

 The Amazigh Voice, December 1995 - March 1996
In some regions, such as Kabylie, it specifically means bone marrow, but in the Mzab, Wargla, and Oued Righ regions it is extended to the brain which is thought of as the ``marrow of the skull.''
Although bi and monoconsonantal roots exist (in significant proportions) as well, they actually originate from triconsonantal roots which have lost one or two radicals due to phonetic erosion.
(2) Tamzabt and Taggergrent are the idioms spoken in the Mzab and Wargla regions (south of Algeria).
www.ee.umd.edu /~sellami/DEC95/language.html   (866 words)

 Les sept cités du Mzab
De toutes les villes de la pentapole ibadite du Mzab, Beni-Isguen est celle qui a su le mieux résister à l’assimilation; protégée par ses remparts, cette petite ville de 6.800 habitants que les guides touristiques décrivent volontiers comme “fanatiques” a su préserver des institutions uniques dans le monde islamique.
Les petites villes du Mzab sont devenues la plaque-tournante du Sud algérien, et des milliers de Bédouins et d’Algériens venus du nord du pays se sont installés entre Beni-Isguen, Ghardaïa et Melika, qui ne forment plus qu’une seule agglomération.
Dans son livre admirablement illustré, “Le Mzab, une leçon d’architecture” (Editions Sindbad, Paris), André Ravéreau montre que ce qui caractérise l’architecture du Mzab, c’est une volonté de pauvreté, l’absence de toute décoration superflue des maisons, et une unité fondamentale qui reflète l’égalité sociale de tous les membres de la communauté.
www.chris-kutschera.com /Mzab.htm   (933 words)

 Mzabiten   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Die Mzabiten (auch Mozabiten, Beni Mzab, Kharijiten) sind ein strenggläubig islamisches Berbervolk in Süd-Algerien.
Sie leben im Distrikt Mzab und der gleichnamigen Oase und sprechen eine eigene Berbersprache, das Mzab-Wargla.
Die Gemeinschaft trennt sich strikt von anderen Gruppen des Islam.
www.guajara.com /wiki/de/wikipedia/m/mz/mzabiten.html   (55 words)

 M'zab - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The combination of the functional purism of the Ibāḍī faith with the oasian way of life led to a strict organisation of land and space.
This council forms a federative body for religious and social matters.
This page was last modified 14:36, 7 December 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mzab   (479 words)

 Mzab, Settat, Morocco - Location on world map, coordinates and short facts
Mzab, Settat, Morocco - Location on world map, coordinates and short facts
/ Explore / Morocco / Locations / Mzab, Settat
Maps and coordinates for Mzab, Settat, Morocco are approximative and not valid for navigation.
www.traveljournals.net /explore/morocco/map/m64946/mzab.html   (70 words)

 Find in a Library: Les parlers arabes de la région du Mzāb, Sahara algérien
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 Paradox Interactive Forums - Road to the Power   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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Lurken and Rythin in the land of sand: The wacky Mzab adventures.
I think the NA pagans should only be allowed to change tech group when they have gotten rid of the whiteman penalty.
www.europa-universalis.com /forum/showthread.php?t=195364   (735 words)

 Joshua Project 2000 - Mozabite (Mzab Berber) Profile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Joshua Project 2000 - Mozabite (Mzab Berber) Profile
Ministry commitment and activity registrations are now being handled on the Joshua Project website.
You will be transferred to the Joshua Project registration form.
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