April 22, 2017 View of Marrakesh, Morocco, 1859 Marraeksh, one of the largest cities in Morocco, was a center of the trans-Saharan slave trade. The Illustrated London News, 10 December 1859. Courtesy of University of Missouri Libraries. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.