History of the Jews in Mauritania

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History of the Jews in Mauritania spans from as early as the fall of the Jewish state in 70 BCE.[1] They spread throughout the Roman Empire, including the province of Mauritania raising cattle, farming, and trading.[1] After the Byzantines gained control in 534 CE, a series of restrictive laws were enacted against the Jews and other dissenters.[1]

See also[edit]

Foreign relations of Mauritania#Israel

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c The Virtual Jewish History Tour - Mauritania, Joanna Sloame, Jewish Virtual Library