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1890

Some Tribes of Israel Were Known To Be In West Africa

Some Tribes of Israel Were Known To Be In West Africa

Source: Société Languedocienne de Géographie. Auteur du Texte - 1890 French (original) "Whydah (Fida, Hwedah, Ouida, Juda ou Ajuda) est une villeancienne, fréquentée depuis le xvi" siècle par les négriers portu-gais, qui lui donnèrent son nom. Ses habitants étaient dits les«Judalques», et on les considérait en effet comme un reste detribus dispersées d'Israël; au Nord, la rivière d'Allala, dont levrai nom est Efra, était devenue l'Euphrate pour les érudits." English (Translation) "Whydah (Fida, Hwedah, Ouida, Juda or Ajuda) is a city old, frequented since the sixteenth century by Portuguese slavers who gave it its name. Its inhabitants were said to…
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