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Queen Salome

Kenneth Atkinson

Queen Salome

Jerusalem"s warrior monarch of the first century B.C.E.

by Kenneth Atkinson

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kings and rulers,
  • Jews,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementKenneth Atkinson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS121.8.A5 A85 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25290335M
    ISBN 109780786470020
    LC Control Number2012013098

    When her father and sister are killed, a distant relative invites Salome and her mother to live with his family in Jerusalem. Quickly betrothed to a pagan prince half her age, Salome questions God's plan. But when she suddenly finds herself being crowned queen of Judea, she learns that a woman committed to God can change the world. As the ruler of Judea from 76 to 67 B.C.E., Queen Salome Alexandra (ca. B.C.E B.C.E.) appointed the kingdom's high priest, led its men in battle, subjugated neighboring kings, and stopped the religious violence that plagued her society. Pr.

    Get this from a library! Jerusalem's queen: a novel of Salome Alexandra. [Angela Elwell Hunt] -- "After her father and sister are killed, Salome and her mother move to Jerusalem. When a relative betroths Salome to a pagan prince half her age, she questions God's plan. When she finds herself. SCENE. A great terrace in the Palace of Herod, set above the banqueting-hall. Some soldiers are leaning over the balcony. To the right there is a gigantic staircase, to the left, at the back, an old cistern surrounded by a wall of green bronze.

    Contains all the Aubrey Beardsley drawings and is the English translation undertaken by Lord Alfred Douglas of Wilde's most brilliant tale of passion, which was originally written in French to avoid (unsuccessfully) Victorian censorship. Salome is a simple tale of complex passion. Wilde's heroine bears no resemblance to her biblical origin. His Salome is no mere instrument of Herodias, but a 5/5(1). Angela Hunt. Jerusalem’s Queen: A Novel of Salome y House, See here to purchase the book. Jerusalem’s Queen is the third book of Angela Hunt’s “Silent Years” series, which is about the period between the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament. The first book is about Cleopatra VII, and the second book concerns Judah the : James Pate.


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Even more, if you are interested in such areas, a book about Queen Shlomzion (Salome) and her times needs to be on your list, not only of things to read, but things enthusiasts and scholars of history should write much more about.

Read more. 5 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report by: 2. Queen Salome book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. As the ruler of Judea from 76 to 67 B.C.E., Queen Salome Alexandra (ca/5. The Paperback of the Queen Salome: Jerusalem's Warrior Monarch of the First Century B.C.E.

by Kenneth Atkinson at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your : Kenneth Atkinson. About the Book As the ruler of Judea from 76 to 67 B.C.E., Queen Salome Alexandra (ca.

B.C.E.–67 B.C.E.) appointed the kingdom’s high priest, led its men in battle, subjugated neighboring kings, and stopped the religious violence that plagued her society.

The story coming from the very different perspectives of Salome Alexandria and her Egyptian handmaid Kissa allowed for a more well rounded view of the events of this Queen's life. I would call this a slow burn as the majority of the story is spent during Salome's younger years in the house of her uncle John Hyrcanus, an interesting man himself/5.

Born in the small village of Modein, a place made famous by the warrior Maccabees, Salome Alexandra knows better than to harbor grand dreams for her future.

She pales in comparison to her beautiful older sister, and though she learns to read at an early age, girls are not valued for their intellectual ability/5(59). For Queen Salome’s likely name, see Atkinson, Queen Salome, 3 Ehud Netzer, The Queen Salome book of the Hasmoneans and Herod the Great (Jerusalem: Yad-Ben Zvi, ), 4 Azariah dei Rossi, The Light of the Eyes.

Book Overview Born in the small village of Modein, a town made famous by the warrior Maccabees, Salome Alexandra knows better than to harbor grand dreams for her future. She pales in comparison to her beautiful older sister, and though she learns to read at an early age, girls are not valued for their intellectual ability.

One of the most outstanding Jewish women in our history was Queen Salome Alexandra. Salome Alexandra, the sister of Rabbi Shimon ben Shetach, the famous leader of the Sanhedrin, was the wife of the first Maccabean to take on the title of “king” since the destruction of the first Holy name of this great-grandson of Mattathias was Judah Aristobulus : Nissan Mindel.

When Queen Salote of Tonga attended the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in London inshe was greeted as the tallest queen of the smallest kingdom and gained universal admiration for her natural dignity and the warmth of her personality.

This account of Queen Salote's life and times is more than a biography, for it also describes the politics and social structure of a small kingdom that 5/5(2). Salome, (flourished 1st century ce), according to the Jewish historian Josephus, the daughter of Herodias and stepdaughter of Herod Antipas, tetrarch (ruler appointed by Rome) of Galilee, a region in Palestine.

In Biblical literature she is remembered as the immediate agent in. Her name is Queen Salome Alexandra. This is the first book to document her remarkable life, and an age when women ruled men.

Publisher's Description Born in the small village of Modein, a town made famous by the warrior Maccabees, Salome Alexandra knows better than to harbor grand dreams for her future.

She pales in comparison to her beautiful older sister, and though she learns to read at an early age, girls are not valued for their intellectual ability/5(9). The Book of Judith, Queen Salome Alexandra, and Tigranes of Armenia.

As the ruler of Judea from 76 to 67 B.C.E., Queen Salome Alexandra (ca. B.C.E.–67 B.C.E.) appointed the kingdom’s high priest, led its men in battle, subjugated neighboring kings, and stopped the religious violence that plagued her society/5(3).

Queen Salome Alexandra and the Dead Sea Scrolls: A Period of Enlightenment for Women in Ancient Judea During the First Century B.C.

As the ruler of Judea from 76 to 67 B.C.E., Queen Salome Alexandra (ca. b.c.e b.c.e.) appointed the kingdom's high priest, led its men in battle, subjugated neighboring kings, and stopped the religious violence that plagued her society. Presiding over Judea's greatest period of peace and prosperity, she shaped the Judaism of Jesus' day as well as our by: 2.

Book Release Date: November 6, Born in the small village of Modein, a town made famous by the warrior Maccabees, Salome Alexandra knows better than to harbor grand dreams for her future.

She pales in comparison to her beautiful older sister, and though she learns to read at an early age, girls are not valued for their intellectual ability. Queen Salome Alexandra died at the age of seventy-three, loved by the Pharisees and hated by their opponents.

Josephus criticized her harshly, suggesting that she was power hungry. The Talmud, a rabbinic (and therefore a pharisaic) source, praises her as an intermediary between her husband, Alexander, and the Pharisee Shimon ben Shetah, and Author: Emily Taitz.

Her Hebrew name, Shlomzion, means "peace of Zion," but became "Salome" in Greek; she is called "Alexandra" in the writings of Flavius Josephus, the 1st-century Jewish commander-turned-Roman. Salome seeks to be a righteous queen, while helplessly witnessing bloodshed and murder committed by her husband.

Both Salome and her handmaiden long to know the God of the Jews - Hasheem. Captivating from beginning to end as the pages explore the wicked time of Israel's history when God was silent, I loved Salome's quest for knowledge and /5(9).JW: Salome Alexandra certainly achieved much during her reign as queen-regent and presided over what can be construed as a brief “golden age.” Consolidating her husband’s territorial gains, she even prevented an invasion by Tigranes of Armenia (r.

BCE) and established a welcomed peace between the Jews and the : James Wiener. Question: "Who was Salome in the Bible?" Answer: There are two women named Salome in the Bible, but only one is mentioned by that name. One Salome was righteous; the other unrighteous.

The righteous Salome was the wife of Zebedee (Matthew ), the mother of the disciples James and John, and a female follower of Salome was the one who came to Jesus with .