During the five or six centuries immediately preceding the birth of Christ Jesus, large numbers of Jews left Palestine and settled at various points throughout the then known world. This migratory movement had started with the enforced sojourn of the Hebrew people in Babylon, while, as the years went by, numerous Jewish colonies sprang up in Cyprus and in Asia Minor, in Greece and in Italy, and particularly by the Nile.
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