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H AFSIDS The Hafsids (1228–1574) brought wide-ranging alterations valuable to the financial system of present-day Tunisia. Their nice political ability enabled them to play the Tunisian tribes off opposed to each other. This, and a name 1159–1230 The Almohads unite the Maghreb nations 1240 the 1st medersa (Islamic tuition) tested in Tunis 1200 1228–1574 Tunis is governed by way of the Hafsid dynasty. paintings and structure flourish 1300 1270 campaign by way of Louis IX King Louis IX dying of Louis IX in the course of a pandemic epidemic in Tunisia, in 1270, after his unsuccessful campaign 1574 Spanish withdraw from Tunisia. Tunis is partly destroyed during battling. Tunisia is seized via the Ottoman Turks 1400 1500 1574 upward thrust of the corsairs: with the help of the Barbary pirates, Aruj and Khair ed-Din Barbarossa, Tunisia falls below the regulate of the Ottoman Empire. Turkish turns into the professional language 1600 I N T R O D U C I N G fifty four T U N I S I A Turkey. until eventually 1574, the Spanish kings attempted to set up a protectorate over Tunisia, yet have been defeated by way of the Turks, on land and at sea. Tunisia turned a province of the Ottoman Empire and was once governed over by way of an intricate hierarchy which integrated the Pasha (the sultan’s consultant) and an elite of Ottoman highranking military officers together with a civil administrator (bey), and an army administrator (dey). this kind of advanced sharing of energy didn't lead to a reliable Genoese fortress guarding the doorway to Tabarka harbour govt and through the sixteenth century, the dynasty rebellions and struggles for keep an eye on governed over a robust empire that weakened the country. primary rule was once incorporated the Balkans and Arab restored via the Muradids (1628–1702), nations. The golden period of the the 1st line of hereditary beys, who Ottoman Empire coincided with caused the country’s revival. the guideline of Suleyman the in addition they enriched its paintings with amazing (1520–66). in the course of Ottoman affects and popularized that point the Ottomans additionally the behavior of espresso consuming. took keep an eye on of Tunisia H USAYNIDS with assistance from mercenaries. within the The Muradid line sixteenth century the was once changed by way of corsairs, crusing less than the Husaynids within the Ottoman flag, received the early a part of regulate of the complete the 18th century Maghreb coast. whilst Husayn Assisted by way of the Barbary bin Ali took Ottoman-style pirates – Aruj and Khair keep an eye on of the finial and ed-Din Barbarossa – nation of a minaret Tunisia was once taken. In demonstrated a the later phases of the Hafsids’ rule, new dynasty that the rustic, ruined by way of a variety of might rule until eventually dynastic squabbles, had turn into the 1957. Having no Ceramic ornament item of a dispute among Spain and sons, Bin Ali at with a plant motif T IMELINE 1705 Founding of the Husaynid dynasty. Stabilization of the rustic 1606 progress of Tunisian piracy because of eu renegades, lots of whom convert to Islam 1600 1625 1628 starting of Muradid rule, which brings with it a interval of political balance in Tunisia 1650 1675 1605–1691 Outbreaks of the plague ensue in Maghreb each six to twelve years Turkish-style espresso pot 1744 Beys win better powers, gaining freedom from Turkish domination 1700 1725 1705 raise within the country’s inhabitants.

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