The alleged meeting between the Queen of Sheba and King Solomon has been written about in many ancient texts. The following lesson has students learn about the episode from the Bible, the Kebra Nagast, or Josephus’ "Antiquities of the Jews." Students are asked to identify the key events, cite textual evidence of loaded language, and determine the meaning of words from context.
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