to god) , be firm and devout.
In terms of Islam it means a man who devoted himself to the
practice and teaching of religious life. Today, these pious
men are revered as saints in their lifetime as extension means
a marabout's tomb or mausoleum of a Muslim saint. In the Essaouira
region you can see many of thoose. The most famous is Sidi
In colonial times, the French
gave to these constructs the improper name of marabout
but should be named koubba.
koubba = dome, cupola). - Monument erected on the grave of a
revered figure, or in a place where he stayed. The koubba, which
occur mainly in North Africa, consisting of a cubic part surmounted
by a spherical dome or arched, sometimes decorated with a crescent,
and their size rarely exceeds 4 meters square, and some of them
present in their interior a little room where you can find shelter.
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