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Demonizing the Queen of Sheba

boundaries of gender and culture in postbiblical Judaism and medieval Islam

by Jacob Lassner

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sheba, Queen of -- Legends.,
  • Solomon, King of Israel -- Legends.,
  • Thaʻlabī, Aḥmad ibn Muḥammad, d. 1035.,
  • Rabbinical literature -- History and criticism.,
  • Islamic literature, Arabic -- History and criticism.,
  • Civilization, Medieval, in literature.,
  • Women in Judaism.,
  • Women in Islam.,
  • Judaism -- Relations -- Islam.,
  • Islam -- Relations -- Judaism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJacob Lassner.
    SeriesChicago studies in the history of Judaism
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS580.S48 L37 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 281 p. ;
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1399783M
    ISBN 100226469131, 0226469158
    LC Control Number93007499

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Bilqis, the queen of Sheba, is a woman as modern as her story is ancient. Disillusioned by her own religion, under pressure to marry but finding no suitor who meets her own high standards, and disturbed by the new fleet of ships on her trade routes, Bilqis travels to Israel to meet the legendary Hebrew king and divert a needless and costly war/5(21).

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In this book, Jacob Lassner shows how successive retellings of the biblical story reveal anxieties about gender and illuminate the processes of cultural transmission.

The Bible presents the Queen of Sheba's. Jacob Lassner is the author of Demonizing the Queen of Sheba ( avg rating, 11 ratings, 0 reviews, published ), Jews and Muslims in the Arab World /5. (PDF) Demonizing the Queen of Sheba: Boundaries of Gender sheba queen.

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$; $ (ppk.)" published on 01 Jan by Brill. Christine de Pizan's The Book of the City of Ladies continues the convention of calling the Queen of Sheba "Nicaula". The author praises the Queen for secular and religious wisdom and lists her besides Christian and Hebrew prophetesses as first on a list of dignified female pagans.

Jacob Lassner's latest book, Demonizing the Queen of Sheba, is a model of how to study closely related postbiblical texts and their Muslim variants. Focusing on the famous biblical encounter between Solomon and the Queen of Sheba (I Kings, ch.

10 and II Chron., ch. 9), Lassner first traces the development and elaboration of the tale in. Thanks to her cameo in the Bible, the Queen of Sheba is one of the most famous and mysterious women of the ancient world.

But there’s a lot more about this lady than her relationship with King Solomon. From goat hooves to the Ark of the Covenant, here’s the true story of the Queen of : Brit Mcginnis.

Demonizing the Queen of Sheba: boundaries of gender and culture in postbiblical Judaism and medieval Islam. [Jacob Lassner] -- "Over the centuries, Jewish and Muslim writers transformed the biblical Queen of Sheba from a clever, politically astute sovereign to a. the Book of Esther6, Midrash, Proverbs, and the Midrash ha-Hefez and other Demonizing the Queen of Sheba: Boundaries of Gender and Culture in Postbiblical legend of the Queen of Sheba was portrayed in the modern works of the Ethiopian painter Yohannes Tesemma ( ).The last academic book about the Queen of Sheba was written twenty years ago: Jacob Lassner’s excellent Demonizing the Queen of Sheba: Boundaries of Gender and Culture in Postbiblical Judaism and Medieval Islam (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, ).

However, it deals not at all with the African or Christian tradition.Asif bin Barkhiyā (Arabic: آصف بن برخيا ‎) is thought to be the Islamic scriptural figure who brought Queen of Sheba's throne to King Solomon " in the twinkling of an eye".

Credited with the role of court vizier, it is a story occasionally recounted in middle-eastern lore, but perhaps more so in occult circles. The figure himself is largely unexpounded, as very few references to.