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1747 Map of The Kingdom of Judah In Africa

1747 Map of The Kingdom of Judah In Africa

Maps of Hebrews In Africa, The Evidence
This map was created in 1747 by English cartographer Emmanuel Bowen as part of a collection. He was a renowned map maker with a reputation for being accurate. Here on his map of Negroland (Africa), he notes "The Kingdom of Juda" as the "The Slave Coast". Click here to see a full size version of the above map. The reason Judah fled into Africa was to escape invading armies. Their enslavement by people in slave ships was a fulfillment of the following prophecy: "Woe to the land shadowing with wings, which is beyond the rivers of Ethiopia: That sendeth ambassadors by the sea, even in vessels of bulrushes upon the waters, saying, Go, ye swift messengers, to a nation scattered and peeled, to a people terrible from their beginning hitherto; a nation meted out and...