1714 – 600 Families of Berbers Descend From 5 Colonies of Sabeans In Africa

1714 – 600 Families of Berbers Descend From 5 Colonies of Sabeans In Africa

Source: Atlas Geographus: Or, A Compleat System of Geography, Ancient and Modern (John Nutt) 1714 - pg. 38 African authors of the best note, says Mormel, affirm that Babary and Namidia were first peopled by 5 colonies of Sabeans, who came hither with Melec Isriqui, a Prince of Arabia Felix, from whom 600 families of Berbers, and the greatest families of Africa derive their origins.
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1749 – Negroes From Whydah Were Considered The Best Slaves For Working The Sugar Plantations

1749 – Negroes From Whydah Were Considered The Best Slaves For Working The Sugar Plantations

Source: The Alarm-Bell: Or, Considerations on the Present Dangerous State of the Sugar Colonies (The British Library) 1749 - pg. 8 Query III Why are the Negroes from the Gold Coast and Whydah the most valuable, and so necessary for the subsistence of sugar plantations? Answer Gold Coast and Whydah Negroes are hard, and are enured to labour in their own country; and will go to the hard work necessary in sugar plantations, as soon as they are purchased by the planters; which is not the case with other Negroes from Angola, Calabar, and other parts of Africa, who live…
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A Large Community of Black Jews Lived In Dahomey After WWI

A Large Community of Black Jews Lived In Dahomey After WWI

Source: Blacks Jews The Religious Challenge (Cambridge University Press) 1987, pg. 232 "Closer to our time Dr. J. Krepel noted some time after the First World War, that a large community of Black Jews existed in the interior of Dahomey. These Jews had the five books of Moses written on old parchment in Hebrew."
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1893 – 115 Towns In Dahomey Belonged to The Tribe of Judah

1893 – 115 Towns In Dahomey Belonged to The Tribe of Judah

Source: A Mission to Gelele, King of Dahome: With Notices of the So Called "Amazons," the Grand Customs, the Yearly Customs, the Human Sacrifices, the Present State of the Slave Trade, and the Negro's Place in Nature, Volumes 1-2 (Michigan State University) 1893 A.D. The eye dwells with delight upon the numerous country villages, like the 115 towns of the Tribe of Judah , and upon the thin forest of palms rising from the tapestry of herbage, here waving, there cut short, which combine to make this spot the Fridaus or Paradise of Dahome-land (Dahomey).
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1741 – The Price of Negro Slaves In West Africa

1741 – The Price of Negro Slaves In West Africa

Source: The London Magazine, and Monthly Chronologer (Princeton University) 1741 - pg. 509-510 Excerpt From Page 509 Cowries, a certain type of seashell is used for money in parts of Asia and Africa. Cowrie (cowry) shells used for decorating apparels, making necklaces and playing dice games. Excerpt From Page 510 In 1740 2,400 Cowries were equal to 1 Rupee. Cowries are valued in West Africa, but specifically Guinea, as much as silver and Gold. There they are called "bougies". Cowries are worn as ornaments in necklaces and bracelets. Cowries are described as white. French merchants in Whydah paid 40 pounds…
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1714 – Commentary Confirms Judaism was the Religion of the Ancient Africans

1714 – Commentary Confirms Judaism was the Religion of the Ancient Africans

Source: For Africa ; Containing What is of Most Use in Bleau, Varenius, Cellarius, Cluverius, Baudrand, Brietius, Sanson, &c. ; With The Discoveries and Improvements of the Best Modern Authors to this Time (etc.): 4 (Nutt, John) 1714 A.D. - pg. 39 Page 39 - Left Side Page 39 - Right Side This source confirms the notion that Judaism has been native to Africa for thousands of years.
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In 1523 A.D. , it was Believed that Black and Red Jews in Africa were Poised To Reclaim Jerusalem

In 1523 A.D. , it was Believed that Black and Red Jews in Africa were Poised To Reclaim Jerusalem

Source: Hybrid Hate, Conflations of Antisemitism & Anti-Black Racism from the Renaissance to the Third Reich (Oxford University Press) 2020 A.D. From the source, " Blacks and Jews in the Western Imaginaire Attempts to account for human difference almost always positioned blacks and Jews outside the normative human frame, as we have seen in the case of Bruno, Vanini, La Peyrère, Kames, Voltaire, and many others, and this fact forms part of the etiology of the sickness of anti-black racism and Jew hatred. As far as blacks were concerned, color itself, the most obvious of human differences, played a major…
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Ethiopians, Cushites, and Erythreans were the Same People-Jews were Of Ethiopian Prolem (Latin for “Offspring”/”Offshoot”)

Ethiopians, Cushites, and Erythreans were the Same People-Jews were Of Ethiopian Prolem (Latin for “Offspring”/”Offshoot”)

Source: A New System, Or, An Analysis of Ancient Mythology Wherein an Attempt is Made to Divest Tradition of Fable; and to Reduce the Truth to Its Original Purity ... (T. Payne ..., P. Elmsly ... B. White ... and J. Walter) 1776 A.D. Genesis 10:6-10, " The Hamites 6 The sons of Ham: Cush, Egypt, Put and Canaan. 7 The sons of Cush: Seba, Havilah, Sabtah, Raamah and Sabteka. The sons of Raamah: Sheba and Dedan. 8 Cush was the father[a] of Nimrod, who became a mighty warrior on the earth. 9 He was a mighty hunter before the Lord; that is why it is said, “Like Nimrod, a mighty hunter before the Lord.” 10 The first centers…
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In a Work Published in 1729 A.D. , it was Observed that Jealousy Offerings were Performed on the Gold Coast of Guinea

In a Work Published in 1729 A.D. , it was Observed that Jealousy Offerings were Performed on the Gold Coast of Guinea

Source: A Collection of Voyages: A supplement to the voyage round the world ; Two voyages to Campeachy ; A discourse of tradewinds 1699, by William Dampier (National Library of the Netherlands) 1729 A.D. Note: Page 83 of the source. Note: Page 83 of the source. The specific set of Scriptures are Numbers 5:14-30. This source reveals yet another old testament tradition that was observed in Negroland.
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