The Legend of the Queen of Sheba in the Tradition of Axum

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E. J. Brill, 1904 - Tigré language - 40 pages
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Page 29 - The woman shall not wear that which pertaineth unto a man, neither shall a man put on a woman's garment: for all that do so are abomination unto the LORD thy God.
Page 3 - Make their beds for them!" And in one and the same room with him, they made them, one opposite the other. And he took a skin with honey and hung it up in the room, and he put a bowl under it; also he made a hole in the skin, so that it would trickle. Now it was his custom, when he was sleeping, to keep his eyes half open, and when he was awake, to close them. At night, when they were resting, he fell asleep, and his eyes were half open. And the women said "He does not sleep; he sees us. When will...
Page 3 - When she was approaching, King Solomon heard [of her]; it was said to him: "The King of Abyssinia is coming." "Bid him enter!" said he. And when she came, as soon as she entered the door, her foot became as it was before. 15. And she entered to the king and grasped his hand, [greeting him]. The king ordered: "Bring bread, meat and mead!", and they sat down to eat.
Page xi - And while they were sitting there in the shade, she began to weep, and one of her tears fell upon them. And when this tear had fallen upon them, they looked up and beheld her tied there, and they asked her, saying: "What art thou? Art thou Mary [alternatively, an angel] or a human being?" And she answered them, "I am a human being.
Page 1 - And when they saw him lying dead, they said: "Let us make her [our] chief! For if God had not given this to her, how could [the dragon] have met his death through her?", and they made her their chief.
Page 7 - Take the Ark of Michael with thee !' But he took the Ark of Mary ; and the cover of Mary's ark he put on Michael's ark, and the one of Michael's ark he put on the Ark of Mary. And taking his ark, he went away. "After a few days a storm rose in Jerusalem ; and Solomon said : 'Look for Mary's Ark!
Page 3 - Bring bread, meat, and mead!" and they sat down to eat. And while they were eating, the women out of modesty ate little of the meal, and drank little of the beverage. So the king suspected that they were women. When it grew evening, he gave order "Make their beds for them!" And in one and the same room with him, they made them, one opposite the other. And he took a skin with honey and hung it up in the room, and he put a bowl under it; also he made a hole in the skin, so that it would trickle. Now...
Page 1 - After that they freed her and said unto her: "Go now to thy village." And when she came to her village, the people of her village not knowing that the dragon was dead, drove her away. Outside of the village she climbed a tree and stayed there over night. 9. The next day she went [back] to them saying: "Come ye, and let me shew you that he is dead.
Page 3 - If it is a girl, let her take this staff of silver and come to me; and if it is a boy, let him take this ring and come to me.
Page xi - Now when the turn of Etiye-Azeb's parents came, they tied her to a tree for the dragon. And to the place where she was tied to the tree came seven saints 3) and seated themselves there in the shade.

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