queen makeda and king solomon

Makeda, also known as Queen of Sheba in the Bible and Bilqis in Quran, ruled during the Kingdom of Kush, which lasted for a period of 1250 years. The love of God doesn’t have expectations, resistances or attachments. Thank you for the journey, Shelley ! The Queen of Sheba … 12 The king made the almug wood into steps for the house of the LORD and for the king’s palace, and into lyres and harps for the singers. Grreat job..the book from babylon to timbuktu goes into detail about solomon and sheba as well.. Gotta damn near give the “elitists” credit though, to whitewash and Ethiopean …. After one lunar cycle (six months), the queen had to return to her land with reluctance. Her intuition and curiosity told her to learn more about his wisdom. King Solomon kissed the Queen. I have come to bring out the beauty you never knew you had and lift you like a prayer to the sky ~ Rumi. The Queen of Sheba is a significant character in the Kebra Nagast (“Glory of King”), which is the Ethiopian national epic (translated from its Arabic version in 1322). But after much agony (see Eccelassitas), he was able to alchemize the lessons from GOD, which is the answer and the love he sought is inside of him, which is love. so, every perfume she makes not only becomes a reason of a unique olfactory pleasure, but also contributes to our knowledge of things, strengthening the bond between emotion and reason. Being Black (ጥቁር ነት): – Third View/Energy/Sound. Queen Makeda stayed in Jerusalem for six months, during which her union with King Solomon produced Menelik I, who was born while she journeyed back to Ethiopia. 2018. Mar. hopefully next time you will write about another queen of Africa like Queen Nandi . King Solomon, with God’s instruction, was able to send the tablet via his son to Queen Makeda for keepsake until such time when there would be peace, and the tablet could be put back into David’s temple without resistance. google_ad_client: "ca-pub-7466014579362478", Yes! shelley's lovely  perfumes always come with their roots in  the society and history -and those are never the made up "stories" written by a creative director of some "advertisement & PR agency". }); Minilik was also sent home along with 1,000 people from each tribe (12,000 Hebrews), which are part of many movement of Semitics to Ethiopia. 16:19: “To You nations shall come from the ends of the earth and say: Our fathers inherited utter delusions, things that are futile and worthless.” The queen came from the ends of the earth and, as a result of her stay with Solomon, came to believe in the Lord (Ex. What a profound  and wonderful way to meet the women in history; novels in a bottle. thanks for another experience…in cultural scentology(if there is such). Queen Makeda was convinced that Solomon’s prosperity and wisdom were most certainly attributed to his God, Yahweh. Very nice job Shelley, it sounds like a very interesting fragrance, coinciding with just as interesting a story, and Oud is not an easy material to work with…I know Shelley for years now and know that every fragrance she creates, she puts a little bit of her heart and soul in too…keep up the good work! Marlene. She still searched for the one thing that would give her the completion she felt her empire was lacking. This is a perfect piece of history. Required fields are marked *, An Ancient battle cry to pride oneself and others, ” – His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I, Conquering Lion of the Tribe of Judah, King of Kings and Elect of God, very surprisingly Twins in this depiction. To King Solomon of Israel she was the Queen of Sheba. He doubted God and the wisdom bestowed to him. What an interesting story and perfume from an amazing perfumer. Among them was Tamrin, a great merchant of Queen Makeda of Ethiopia. She inherited the Kingdom of Kush from her father, King Agabos, when he departed this world. "She is better known to the world as the Queen of Sheba. The story of Solomon and Sheba is well known as one of love. Solomon and Makeda. Solomon was hardened by the world and had lost the purity of true love. In his royal gardens Solomon waltzed the Queen. The Queen of Sheba, also known as Bilkis. Your email address will not be published. He heard it from — no joke — a genie in his court. Thanks Michelyn for having me along for the ride. The union can awaken each soul to recognize how each one of us reflect God’s divine love in this life’s journey and we put our refection together, we can see His divine work by lighting up the world. The Queen praised Solomon and heaped him with precious gifts: “And she gave the king 120 talents of gold, large quantities of spices, and precious stones. Thank you Shelley for creating the perfume and my name is Makeda and it is wonderful that I can share a name with a true Afrikan Queen. Her legendary voyage to meet Solomon, King of Israel, has inspired centuries of speculation about her kingdom and influence in the ancient world. In the Ethiopian Kebra Nagast (Glory of the Kings), the Queen is referred to as Makeda. If we accept the unknown dark part of the world and its history, then we’re admitting there is a divine power right in front of us to give us peace. She let her guards down and let him have his way. The story starts with King Solomon hearing rumors that the Queen of Sheba had hairy legs and the feet of a donkey. And King Solomon gave unto the Queen of Sheba all her desire, whatsoever she asked, beside that which Solomon gave her of his royal bounty. Wow at least I’ve come to know my originality as Iam the grand son of Queen of Sheba tribe called Falashas, ok we scattered from Ethiopia to east Africa till great lake regions we as Tutsi tribes from Rwanda, basoni from Burundi, Bahima from Uganda, Bahema from D.R.Congo we Banyamurenge from D.R.Congo wawawaw may God be Praised for having known my tribe when it was renewed in 960 B.C If I had a quarter for each time I came to http://www.cafleurebon.com... Great writing. I’ve always wondered what name she went by, and even more so now that I’m correctly being taught and learning from the Bible. Thinking we’re separate and different is what has caused all this turmoil in the world. They exchan… So she turned and went to … i never knew this my. In his book, "World's Great Men of Color," J.A. saith the LORD. She yearned for something in her heart; something that couldn’t be quenched with all the material things, political power, devotion and diligence she had amassed through hard work. Once Queen Makeda departed this earth, Minilik became a king of modern Ethiopia as one of the descendants of Solomon’s seed, thus starting a new string of Adam’s descendants and who are kins (seeds) of Jesus! And there was an Ethiopian, a eunuch, a court official of Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, who was in charge of all her treasure. so, every perfume she makes not only becomes a reason of a unique olfactory pleasure, but also contributes to our knowledge of things, strengthening the bond between emotion and reason. In fact, it exists ever since the first man appeared on Earth. So, let go and let God share your burden and have faith when you come to a bend in the road. She gave the king 120 talents of gold, and of spices very great store and precious stones; there came no more abundance of spices as these which the Queen of Sheba gave to King Solomon.” (Kings 10:10) The Biblical passage refers to the gifts Makeda presented King Solomon of Israel on her famed journey to visit the Judean monarch. )…now I must find Shelly's perfume, too. Here's to Shelley's creativity in blending an originary perfume for this magnificent and beloved queen. much love, xxxxooooo. The Roman historian Josephus calls her Nicaule. She offered appropriate praise and honored the God, acknowledging His sovereignty. The queen’s visit to King Solomon is a fulfillment of Jer. To this day, Ethiopian Orthodox Christianity retains a strong emphasis on this story and each church keeps and maintains a replica of the Ark (Arc) of the Covenant—a symbol of the connection between Queen Makeda – Queen of Sheba – and Solomon the Wise; including the depiction of  the sacred union, which are part of the importance religious story. “And he rose and went. it all came together on this one Rodney . The Queen of Sheba and Solomon. The Queen praised Solomon and heaped him with precious gifts: “And she gave the king 120 talents of gold, large quantities of spices, and precious stones. A true story as depicted in the above scarf. She sent her trusted scriber, Tamrin, with traders who were going to the ‘Kingdom of the North’, to fill her curiosity. In this version, the Queen of Sheba is known as Makeda, a queen who visited King Solomon’s court after coming to know about his wisdom. Someone call Indiana Jones! Queen Makeda was convinced that Solomon’s prosperity and wisdom were most certainly attributed to his God, Yahweh. The King was mystified by her dark beauty and told her all the secrets of his Kingdom and of his God. Her great-great grandfather was Ham, one of the three sons of Noah. Rabbah 27:4). Queen Makeda learns from Tamrin, a merchant based in her kingdom, about the wisdom of King Solomon, and travels to Jerusalem to visit him. Matthew 12:42. “And king Solomon gave unto the queen of Sheba all her desire, whatsoever she asked, beside that which Solomon gave her of his royal bounty. I live for this sort of writing……, Lovely story. Your kind comments are appreciated, Marlene. Ethiopia's national epic, the "Kebra Nagast" or "Glory of Kings" (also considered a sacred text to Rastafarians) tells the story of Queen Makeda from Axum, who traveled to Jerusalem to meet the famous Solomon the Wise. I love historical fact about our ancestors, and how they relate to the world now. Public Domain . She stayed and learned from him for … Their knowledge and essence became one, and their love the same. Copyright © 2020 Cafleurebon. After their scared union and her departure, King Solomon was perplexed by his feelings since he thought he had conquered the world. j. Gorgeous story – and I am sure the scent is just as lovely! Knowing that, he was able to transcend into surrendering his tight control and lead the country with more compassion. Thank you! although my mother told me i was named after a queen i would maybe not have known it was queen Sheba had you not shared this piece of history so thank you ! Thank you for illuminating this powerful woman and her precious gifts of fragrance,  Michelyn. They are the keepers of God’s tablet until such time when the land of the North gets its act together. Some scholars say the Queen of Sheba was also known as Queen Makeda who lived at the same time as King Solomon. He gathered all the knowledge he could master and told the King of the North about the Queen of the South. In the biblical account of King Salomon’s reign, Queen of Sheba attended King Solomon his court at the head of a camel caravan carrying gold, gems, and spices. Thank you, thank you for this you will be rewarded for the truth. I named my daughter Makeda as I want her to know her roots but when I read this beautifully written story it makes me happy that I bought the perfume . (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Your email address will not be published. i have been reading a novel written by Doreen Virtue called Angels of King Soloman….it tells of the relationship of the King and Queen in depth….a must have realy had me engrossed…infact i have read it over three times………. She was grateful to Yahweh for letting her find what she was seeking and lavished King Solomon with gifts of riches, which he used in the Temple of the Lord. Thank you for this great insite, very interesting, Michelyn. Michelyn, your words are magic…and Shelley; having watched you grow and create, i know what goes into your creations. Living through the smoke is a fantastic journey, especially when connected to the past. Have not I brought up Israel out of the land of Egypt? Makeda is a great representation of Malkuth. Do you have your own folk story regarding Queen of Sheba, you would like to share? The historical research into the cultural “whitewashing” and de-sensualization of the beautiful sonnets created by King Solomon for his regal African Jewish wife, and Shelley’s Makeda, the first to name a fragrance that paid homage to the true name of a powerful Ethiopian Queen was a beautiful collaboration and a joy to write. It is the reason I am a perfumer at all! Wonderful story always wanted to know what ny name meant I’m lucky my moms best friend named me after the queen of Sheba. Their child, Minilik (not to be mistaken with Minilik II), who, when he turned 18-years-old, went back to his father’s Kingdom of the North to meet him since he has heard so many stories from his mother. A somewhat nebulous figure, the Queen of Sheba (fl. Ethiopia was then represented by a queen, who in some books is referred to as "Makeda. This is a great story to tell over and over again. Made Menelik the King of Sheba. She is enthralled by his display of learning and knowledge, and declares "From this moment I will not worship the sun, but will worship the Creator of the sun, the God of Israel" (chapter 28). Thank you everyone for such kind and heart-warming comments. Oh how handsome he was. THANKS Your email address will not be published. Her wealth and power was immense. His essence speaks through me. 01. He romanced her for six months but she kept him away until one day she couldn’t resist him. She taught him her tact of business and he taught her God’s wisdom: He taught her the Grace of GOD and she gave him her worldly wealth of perfume, almug trees, gold, spices, and precious stones from her land. Sheba. name is Macda! According to this tradition, the Queen of Sheba (called Makeda) visited Solomon’s court after hearing about his wisdom. I look forward to smelling this one Shell! Thanks,information like this is important to our young women of color,to lift their heads up high and say that we are just what God say we are"We Are Fearfully And Wonderfully Made,& full of all kind of POWER,Thanks again. thank you for the labor spent in identifying WHO the Queen of Sheba was. Secret of God: Solomon is the pearl holder of the coming Jesus, son of God. Its information that We All Should Know! “Mujaji” By the time Minilik reached the ‘Kingdom of the North’, King David’s temple was in danger; where his most valuable tablet was stored, due to the eminent fall and unrest in the ‘Kingdom of the North’. These kind of feelings had no solution to his despairing desire for her. So she turned and … Despite the many disparities in the many accounts, there are certain ‘facts’ about the Queen of Sheba that … To put the tablet back, you need peace in the Land of the North. Though her origin is contested, the Queen of Sheba also known as Makeda is at the core of Ethiopian mythology. 10:1 When the queen of Sheba heard about Solomon’s reputation with the LORD, she came to test him with difficult questions. She was grateful to Yahweh for letting her find what she was seeking and lavished King Solomon with gifts of riches, which he used in the Temple of the Lord. Beautifully written, I just love it when the work we do is put into its historical context. Known to the Ethiopian people as Makeda or Maqueda (ማክዳ mākidā), this queen has been called a variety of names by different peoples in different times. But as she challenged his wisdom with hard questions, she knew the rumors of his wisdom were true and that she “was not even told half.” (1 Kings 10:7). The King and the Queen were a clam with two pearls in it, with a lot in common. He doubted that God loved him. Background Reading: The Queen of Sheba Visits Solomon. In 1270, with Emperor Yekuno's declaration to be the lineal descent Menelik, all succeeding Ethiopian rulers confirmed they have full filial and ruling rights by birth to Yekuno Amlak and, by that means, to King Solomon and Queen Makeda. The story of the Queen of Sheba inspired the people of Yemen to tell their own traditional tale. My parents were born in Eritrea and Ethiopia (before they separated) and the children there pronounce my name Makeda , so we have the same name i find this interesting. Your email address will not be published. To find peace on earth, the tablet has to be put back where it belongs. and the Philistines from Caphtor, and the Syrians from Kir?” – Amos 9:7. 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Throughout this land’s history, it has been called by many names including; the Land of the Kush, Kushites (Cushites), the Land of Punt, Kemet, Khem, Thebes, Nubia, Meroe, Habesh, Abyssinia, and most currently, Ethiopia. Solomon dined the Queen. The biggest lesson here is the fact that we’re ALL descendants of Noah’s three children and since the flood combined all the DNAs into one, so, we are all God’s kins (seeds) despite some blue blood claimers. I am the same as he. After reading this history about Makeda “Queen of Sheba” it made me enjoy the song by Les Nubians – Makeda. Once upon a time, there was a Queen (Candace/Hendeke) named Makeda, who ruled a Sabaean civilization in a faraway land called ‘Kingdom in the South’. [c] This offering will be brought to the Lord’s place on Mount Zion. thx to shelley for her creation and to michelyn for putting things in a lovely combination of text and images. 10th century BCE)—known also as Bilqis and as Makeda—figures prominently in Judaic, Islamic, and Ethiopian traditions. So, we need peace in the Middle-East to place the Ark-of-Covenant where it belongs! The jinn was worried that King Solomon would want to marry this gorgeous black queen. My dynasty has ruled since the Queen of Sheba met King Solomon and a Son was born of their union.” – His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I, Conquering Lion of the Tribe of Judah, King of Kings and Elect of God (1892-1975). Her encounter with Israel's King Solomon 3,000 years ago is legendary. They exchanged all their wisdoms, including her spiritual and sacred knowledge. At that time a special offering will be brought to the Lord All-Powerful from the people who are tall and smooth, from those who are feared far and wide, from that powerful nation that defeats other countries and whose land is divided by rivers. King Solomon, son of King David and Bathsheba, is renowned in the Old Testament for his God-given wisdom and riches.He also had many wives and concubines. Rogers, gives this description: , a royal chronicle compiled in Abyssinia in the 14th century, this ancestry reestablished the Solomonic line. Thank You for location the True Name of the Queen of Sheba! It is also suspected he wrote the Eccelassitas during his purging period to ease his spirit from desiring to be close to his beloved. She was a woman to be reckoned with and the fullness of authentic glory. Queen Makeda found that her wealth, influence, and generosity were not only matched by Solomon, but surpassed. 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