<b>Meseret Oldjira</b> is a doctoral candidate at Princeton University, where she is writing a dissertation on thirteenth- and fourteenth- century Ethiopian illuminated manuscripts.<br /> <br /> <b>Andres Reyes</b> teaches Greek and Latin at Groton School in Groton, Massachusetts and is a Research Associate of the Oriental Institute, Oxford University.
Sarah Norodom, Hannah Kim and Andres T. Reyes Translated by Meseret Oldjira
The Queen of Sheba is one of the most famous women of antiquity, rivaled only by Cleopatra and Helen of Troy for wealth, power and beauty. She is best known for her legendary meeting with King Solomon, an encounter that has resonated through time, nowhere more powerfully than in Ethiopia. 95 colour, 1 b&w illustration.