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Bilqis


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According to Arab tradition, the biblical Queen of Sheba. Sheba was a wealthy country whose god was represented by the sun. The Quran records that Solomon (Sulayman) wrote to Bilqis demanding her submission to him and to God. Bilqis responded by sending him a gift. Solomon then insisted that she come to visit him, at which point she accepted Islam.

Subjects: Islam.


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