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Queen Of Sheba And Her Only Son Menyelek (Kebra Nagast) (2000)

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"translated by
Sir E. A. Wallis Budge"

"Contents
Introduction:
I. The Manuscripts of the K‘bra Nagast xvi
II. Translation of the Arabic Version xxxii
III. Legends of the Queen of Sheba in the Âur²an xlviii
IV. Modern Legends of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba li
V. Summary of the Contents of the K‘bra Nagast lvi
1. Concerning the Glory of Kings 1
2. Concerning the Greatness of Kings 2
3. Concerning the Kingdom of Adam 3
4. Concerning Envy 3
5. Concerning the Kingdom of Seth 4
6. Concerning the Sin of Cain 4
7. Concerning Noah 5
8. Concerning the Flood 5
9. Concerning the Covenant of Noah 6
10. Concerning Zion 6
11. The Unanimous Declaration of the Three Hundred
and Eighteen Orthodox Fathers 7
12. Concerning Canaan 8
13. Concerning Abraham 9
14. Concerning the Covenant of Abraham 10
15. Concerning Isaac and Jacob 11
K‘bra Nagast
xii
16. Concerning R™bl (Reuben) 11
17. Concerning the Glory of Zion 12
18. How the Orthodox Fathers and Bishops Agreed 14
19. How This Book Came to be Found 14
20. Concerning the Division of the Earth 15
21. Concerning the Queen of the South 15
22. Concerning T‰mr”n, the Merchant 16
23. How the Merchant Returned to Ethiopia 17
24. How the Queen Made Ready to Set Out on her Journey 19
25. How the Queen came to Solomon the King 21
26. How the King Held Converse with the Queen 22
27. Concerning the Labourer 23
28. How Solomon Gave Commandments to the Queen 25
29. Concerning the Three Hundred and Eighteen
[Patriarchs] 28
30. Concerning how King Solomon Swore to the Queen 30
31. Concerning the Sign which Solomon Gave the Queen 32
32. How the Queen Brought Forth and Came to
her own Country 33
33. How the King of Ethiopia Travelled 34
34. How the Young Man Arrived in his MotherÕs Country 36
35. How King Solomon Sent to his Son the Commander
of his Army 37
36. How King Solomon Held Intercourse with his Son 40
37. How Solomon Asked his Son Questions 43
38. How the King Planned to Send Away his Son
with the Children of the Nobles 44
39. How They Made the Son of Solomon King 46
40. How Zadok the Priest Gave Commands to David
the King 47
41. Concerning the Blessing of Kings 48
42. Concerning the Ten Commandments 50
43. How the Men of the Army of Israel Received
[their] Orders 53
Contents
xiii
44. How it is not a Seemly Thing to Revile the King 55
45. How Those who were Sent Away Wept and
Made a Plan 57
46. How They Made a Plan Concerning Zion 59
47. Concerning the Offering of Az‰ry‰s
(Azariah) and the King 60
48. How they Carried Away Zion 61
49. How his Father Blessed his Son 62
50. How they Bade Farewell to his Father and
how the City Mourned 63
51. How he Said unto Zadok the Priest, ÒGo and Bring
the Covering (or, Clothing) which is
upon it (i.e. Zion) Ó 64
52. How Zadok the Priest Departed 66
53. How the Wagon was Given to Ethiopia 67
54. How David [the King of Ethiopia] Prophesied and
Saluted Zion 69
55. How the People of Ethiopia Rejoiced 71
56. Of the Return of Zadok the Priest, and the Giving
of the Gift 72
57. Concerning the Fall of Zadok the Priest 73
58. How Solomon Rose up to Slay them 74
59. How the King Questioned an Egyptian, the
Servant of Pharaoh 75
60. How Solomon Lamented for Zion 77
61. How Solomon Returned to Jerusalem 82
62. Concerning the Answer which Solomon made
to them 84
63. How the Nobles of Israel Agreed [with the King] 86
64. How the Daughter of Pharaoh Seduced Solomon 87
65. Concerning the Sin of Solomon 89
66. Concerning the Prophecy of Christ 90
67. Concerning the Lamentation of Solomon 92
68. Concerning Mary, Our Lady of Salvation 95
K‘bra Nagast
xiv
69. Concerning the Question of Solomon 98
70. How Rehoboam Reigned 100
71. Concerning Mary, the Daughter of David 103
72. Concerning the King of R™m (Constantinople) 104
73. Concerning the First Judgment of ²Adr‰m”,
King of R™m 107
74. Concerning the King of Medy‰m 108
75. Concerning the King of Babylon 109
76. Concerning Lying Witnesses 109
77. Concerning the King of Persia 114
78. Concerning the King of Moab 115
79. Concerning the King of Amalek 116
80. Concerning the King of the Philistines 117
81. How the Son of Samson Slew the Son of the King
of the Philistines 119
82. Concerning the Going Down of Abraham into Egypt 120
83. Concerning the King of the Ishmaelites 123
84. Concerning the King of Ethiopia and how he
Returned to his Country 123
85. Concerning the Rejoicing of Queen M‰k‘d‰ 124
86. How Queen M‰k‘d‰ Made her Son King 125
87. How the Nobles (or Governors) of Ethiopia Took
the Oath 125
88. How he himself Related to his Mother how they
made him King 128
89. How the Queen Talked to the Children of Israel 130
90. How Azariah Praised the Queen and her City 132
91. This is what ye shall eat: the Clean and the Unclean 136
92. How they Renewed the Kingdom of David 138
93. How the Men of R™m Destroyed the Faith 139
94. The First War of the King of Ethiopia 140
95. How the Honourable Estate of the King of Ethiopia
was Universally Accepted 142
96. Concerning the Prophecy about Christ 145
Contents
xv
97. Concerning the Murmuring of Israel 149
98. Concerning the Rod of Moses and the Rod of Aaron 151
99. Concerning the Two Servants 156
100. Concerning the Angels who Rebelled 157
101. Concerning Him that Existeth in Everything
and Everywhere 162
102. Concerning the Beginning 163
103. Concerning the Horns of the Altar 167
104. More Concerning the Ark and the Talk of the Wicked 168
105. Concerning the Belief of Abraham 171
106. A Prophecy Concerning the Coming of Christ 172
107. Concerning His Entrance into Jerusalem in Glory 180
108. Concerning the Wickedness of the Iniquitous Jews 183
110. Concerning His Resurrection 188
111. Concerning His Ascension and His Second Coming 189
112. How the Prophets Foreshadowed Him in their
Persons 191
113. Concerning the Chariot and the Vanquisher of the
Enemy 193
114. Concerning the Return of Zion 195
115. Concerning the Judgement of Israel 196
116. Concerning the Chariot of Ethiopia 196
117. Concerning the King of R™m and the King
of Ethiopia 197
Colophon 199"