Beskrivelse: 965 BCEUpon the death of his father, Solomon has been appointed king of the united monarchy of Israel and Judah and charged with building the Temple of the Lord in Jerusalem. He travels to Egypt to negotiate with Pharaoh Psusennes II for gold for the temple and to improve relations between the two nations. There he falls in love with the pharaohs beautiful daughter, Nicaule, and the two kings agree to an arranged marriage. Against her will, for she loves another, Nicaule follows her new husband to Israel.Forty years later, Solomons empire is on the verge of collapse. Power has made him arrogant, permissive, and blind to the scheming of his wife and one of his lieutenants to topple the united monarchy. As the kings faith falters and his peoples morals collapse, enemies gather at the gates of Israel. A visit from a mysterious queen restores Solomons perspective in time to save his soulbut it is too late to preserve his kingdom.Someone who once was loyal to King Solomon has come back to claim the crown of Israeland tear Solomons empire asunder.
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