According to the Bible, Solomon had 700 wives and 300 concubines. The wives are described as foreign princesses, including Pharaoh's daughter and women of Moab, Ammon, Sidon and of the Hittites. These wives are depicted as leading Solomon away from Yahweh toward idolatry. The only wife mentioned by name is Naamah, who is described as the Ammonite. She was the mother of Solomon's successor, Rehoboam.
Solomon and the Plan for the Temple. According to the Talmud, Solomon is one of the 48 prophets. In the Qur'an, he is considered a major prophet, known as Sulaiman, son of David. The Hebrew Bible credits Solomon as the builder of the First Temple in Jerusalem and portrays him as great in wisdom, wealth, and power, but ultimately as a king whose sin, including idolatry and turning away from Yahweh, leads to the kingdom's being torn in two during the reign of his son Rehoboam.
Research Indicates Mary Magdalene was Black and of Ethiopian lineage. Using the Old Testament of the Bible as a basis for much of her research, Johnson asserts that it is very possible that Mary Magdalene was of the lineage of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba through their son Menelik I. The late Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia laid claim to being of the lineage of Menelik I and also the same lineage of Jesus through the Davidic line...
Matilda of Flanders (c. 1031 – 2 November 1083) was the wife of William the Conqueror and, as such, Queen consort of the Kingdom of England. She bore William nine children, including two kings, William II and Henry I.
Darius the Great (550–486 BCE) Under his reign, the Persian Empire reached the pinnacle of its power and the fullest extent of its size. His domain consisted of over 40 different ethnic tribes, and stretched from India to the Balkans covering almost three million square miles .
Knights Hospitaller, 13thCentury Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem of Rhodes and of Malta, Knights of Malta, Knights of Rhodes, and Chevaliers de Malte. Active: c.1099–Present Allegiance: Papacy
King Egbert (802-839). House of Wessex. First recognized King of all of England. Queen Elizabeth II's 34th great-grandfather. During the late 8th century, when King Offa of Mercia ruled most of England, Egbert lived in exile at the court of Charlemagne. Egbert regained his kingdom in 802. Succeeded by son Aethelwulf, father of Alfred the Great.
The Queen of Sheba, a legendary beauty & King Solomon's lover, was a monarch of the ancient kingdom of Sheba & is referred to in Yemeni and Ethiopian history, the Bible, the Qur'an, Yoruba customary tradition & Josephus. The location of her kingdom is believed to have been in Ethiopia & Yemen. King Solomon is said to have seduced the Queen, and sired a son, Menelik I, by her, who would eventually become the first Emperor of Ethiopia.
Nimrod - Born Dec 25th. Nimrod, became a tyrannical ruler. As king, Nimrod created Babel. When Nimrod died, his wife, Queen Semiramis, deified him as the Sun-god, or Life Giver. Later he would become known as Baal, and those who followed the religion Semiramis created in his name would be called Baal worshippers. They became associated with idolatry, demon worship, human sacrifice and other practices regarded as evil.
TOP-TEN ARCHAEOLOGY DISCOVERIES CONFIRMING THE BIBLE Lesson 2 of 10: House of David Inscription For years liberals claimed that the David in the Bible did not exist because of the lack of archeological evidence. Then, in 1993, all that changed when Israeli archaeologist, Avraham Biran discovered Tel Dan Stele (a stele is an inscribed stone)…. To read more go to lessonsforus.com/...