Fatima Al-Fihri: The Mother of Moroccan Intellectuals

Rabat – One such figure is Fatima bint Muhammad Al-Fihriya (also known as Fatima al-Fihri) who was born from humble beginnings in A.D. 800 in modern-day Tunisia. Al-Fihri is credited with founding Al Quaraouiyine mosque, library, and university in Fez with her own money in A.D. 859, naming the ground-breaking educational institution after her hometown … Continue reading Fatima Al-Fihri: The Mother of Moroccan Intellectuals