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1600s

Jews Inhabited Both Sides of The Niger River

Jews Inhabited Both Sides of The Niger River

Source: Africa being an accurate description of the regions of Ægypt, Barbary, Lybia, and Billedulgerid, the land of Negroes, Guinee, Æthiopia and the Abyssines - Ogilby, John, 1600-1676 (University of Michigan) - Page 34 "Many Jews also are scatter'd over this Region; * some Natives, boasting themselves of Abrahams seed, inhabiting both sides the River Niger (Niger River): Others are Asian Strangers, who fled thither either from the desolation of Jerusalem by Vespa∣sian; or from Judea wasted and depopulated by the Romans, Persians, Saracens, and Christians: Or else such as came out of Europe, whence they were banish'd, viz. Out…
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Ethiopian Ocean (Aethiopicus Oceanus) Map

Ethiopian Ocean (Aethiopicus Oceanus) Map

Source: Princeton University (1644) Atheiopicus Ocean (Ethiopian Ocean) is now known as the Atlantic Ocean. It was the Atlantic Ocean that was used in the Transatlantic Slave Trade. Aethoipian Ocean Map - Ethiopian Ocean Map The significance of this map is that scripture tells us that "the land shadowing with wings" would enslave Israel, come from beyond the rivers of Ethiopia, and across the sea on ships. "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,…
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