Allala River

1891 – Jews Inhabited Whydah and 16,000 – 18,000 Were Taken Annually

1891 – Jews Inhabited Whydah and 16,000 – 18,000 Were Taken Annually

Source: The Encyclopædia of Missions: Descriptive, Historical, Biographical, Statistical. With a Full Assortment of Maps, a Complete Bibliography, an Lists of Bible Versions ... (Funk & Wagnalls) 1891 A.D. - pg. 329 Dahomey, a section of the Slave Coast, West Africa, between Little Popo and Porto Novo. It is now a Portuguese protectorate, though the king is still absolute monarch. The chief city, Whydah (Glehweh, Fida, Heveda, Uida), was formerly called Juda, and its inhabitants were said to be Jews, while the river Allala (Efra) was spoken of as the Euphrates. During the slave trade Dahomey was famous, 16,000 - 18,000…
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1890 – The French Referred To Whydah As Juda Because The People Were Believed To Be Lost Tribes of Israel

1890 – The French Referred To Whydah As Juda Because The People Were Believed To Be Lost Tribes of Israel

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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