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The Queen of Sheba : legend, literature, and lore

Author: Deborah M Coulter-Harris
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Part I begins with a scriptural study of all Sheba references, and explores literature and legends, theories and links, and related stories from a multitude of regions and countries. Part II scrutinizes associations between ancient gods and pharaohs, and the meaning of their symbols and signs that connect with the real extent and location of her vast empire"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Legends
Named Person: Sheba, Queen of.; Sheba, Queen of; Sheba, Queen of; Sheba, Queen of.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah M Coulter-Harris
ISBN: 9780786469697 0786469692
OCLC Number: 824454705
Description: vii, 199 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Genealogy, history and religious associations --
Origin and genealogy of the name "Sheba" in Hebrew scriptures --
Identification controversy: Is the queen of Sheba pharaoh Hatshepsut? --
Gods and goddesses: continuing clues to Sheba's identity --
Sheba as ironic archetype of Mother Goddess --
Solomon: supernatural king, lover and builder --
International competing moguls --
pt. 2. Literature: Sheba, everyone's queen --
Jewish and Christian accounts of Sheba --
Qur'anic and assorted Arabian legends --
Ethiopian legends: ancestral claims and political dominance --
Final assessment.
Responsibility: Deborah M. Coulter-Harris.

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"Part I begins with a scriptural study of all Sheba references, and explores literature and legends, theories and links, and related stories from a multitude of regions and countries. Part II scrutinizes associations between ancient gods and pharaohs, and the meaning of their symbols and signs that connect with the real extent and location of her vast empire"--Provided by publisher.

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