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The Queen of Sheba and Lilith - from Talmud to Notre Dame de Paris
The Queen of Sheba and Lilith - from Talmud to Notre Dame de Paris

Author(s): Mony Almalech
Subject(s): Fine Arts / Performing Arts, Studies of Literature
Published by: Кирило-Методиевски научен център при Българска академия на науките
Keywords: Biblical motifs in Fine Arts

Summary/Abstract: Object is the positive biblical personage Queen of Sheba (1 Kings 10: 1–13, eventually Song of Solomon). The goal – to find the reasons why Queen of Sheba is humbled, even demonized, through the ages, without exception – in Judaism, Islam and Christianity. Medieval Art, Renaissance, Romanticism from the 19th century present unification of Queen of Sheba with Lilith and Satan – a snake with beautiful female head in the Garden of Eden.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 25
  • Page Range: 505-514
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: English