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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An account of the Queen of Sheba, and of Queen Candace.
One of the most renowned is the Queen of Sheba, mentioned in Scripture, whom the natives call Nicaula or Macheda, and in their translation of the gospel, Nagista Azeb, which in their language is Queen of the South.
I'm like the poor Queen of Sheba who lived in the Bible.
Had the Queen of Sheba lived in the flat across the airshaft, Della would have let her hair hang out the window some day to dry just to depreciate Her Majesty's jewels and gifts.
I cannot be imposed upon any more by that picture of the Queen of Sheba visiting Solomon.
Not if she were the Queen of Sheba! And know, besides, sweet daughter of Zion, that were the most Christian king to offer me his most Christian daughter, with Languedoc for a dowery, I could not wed her.
He looked wistfully on the velvet carpets, and the before unimagined splendors of mirrors, pictures, statues, and curtains, and, like the Queen of Sheba before Solomon, there was no more spirit in him.
| 1975: The last descendant of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, died, aged 83.
1975: Overthrown Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia, said to be a descendant of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba, was murdered at the age of 83 by the new regime.
"Trumpet Glory: German Baroque Masters" features soloists from the Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra who will play Handel's "Arrival of the Queen of Sheba" and Concerto Grosso No.
Her people report that she definitely knows she's something special and lords it over the whole house, Queen of Sheba style.
Queen of Sheba's Palace According to legend, the Queen of Sheba derived great wealth through trading frankincense from her coastal palace, Sumhuram at Khor Rori, which is now a Unesco World Heritage Site.