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Troupes from across Morocco will join those of the Iddrissid city to host to reflect on the art of Madih and Samaa in many zaouias, known for their role in disseminating and development of Sufism in Samaa.
A booklet was published two years ago tracing the history of these famous zaouias and the different role they have played over the centuries.
(_zaouias_) similar to this, which, like monasteries of old, combine the functions of seminaries and gratuitous inns.
Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 11, No. 27, June, 1873
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