Al-Karaouine Mosque and University, Fez Medina, Morocco
FEZ, MOROCCO - 2ND FEBRUARY 2018 - Al-Kairouine Mosque and University, Fez Medina, Morocco.
The Marinid dynasty expanded the Al-Karaouine library in 1359, adding a large space stacked with more than 20,000 hand-written books dating from the early Middle Ages. It also includes 4,000 rare texts and manuscripts.
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