Queen of Sheba

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Queen of Sheba

sultry Biblical queen who visits Solomon. [O.T.: I Kings 10]
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Rosalind Beardshaw's bright, engaging illustrations complement the text perfectly and I love the fact that Lulu names her pet after an African queen, Makeda.
Makeda Silvera, speaking about black Caribbean lesbians, explains how same-sex desire was considered to be contrary to Caribbean culture.
Charles His wife Makeda, also 38, died from bowel cancer on July 29 - and her funeral was taking place yesterday.
Makeda, also 38, was diagnosed last August but died on July 29 following emergency surgery.
Dedication: Cizinho Afreeka and Jessica Juliana of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, parents prevented from registering the name Makeda Foluke for their daughter in 2016 by government officials who considered that the name may cause future problems for the child.
Description : Hyatt International Corporation (Hyatt) and Makeda Enterprises Co.
Gender equality flourished in our ancient lands where women occupied positions of responsibility, for example, we had Queen Ann Nzinga of Angola, Makeda the Queen of Sheba in Ethiopia, Queen Ahmose-Nefertiti of Egypt, Nehanda of Zimbabwe, Yaa Asantewa of the Ashanti Empire, Dahia Al-Kahina of Mauritania, Buktu of Mali and many, many other women that held very great responsibilities in our ancient civilisations.
plays Her recent credits include Makeda in Indhu Rubasingham's Olivier Awardnominated production The House That Will Not Stand (Tricycle Theatre, 2014), while she is also known for her role as Ella in BBC drama Sherlock.
Past guests include Sara Procopio and Makeda Thomas.
According to Ethiopian church tradition, the queen, named Makeda, * gave birth to a son sired by King Solomon during her visit.
I first met Makeda through the producer Doug Boehm when I was recording Father, Son, Holy Ghost.
Quinnipiac University (Alpha Lambda Beta) 3 December 2012: Christine Burroni, Jennifer Giordano, John Daniel Molino, John Muzzy, Makeda Sheryl Sutherland.