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Solomon

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies.

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King over the united kingdoms of Israel and Judah during the period 965–928 bc. During this time he undertook several campaigns of building works, including works at sites in...

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Solomons

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 12 words.

Jewish (Ashkenazic) and English: patronymic from the personal name Solomon.

Solomon

Morton S. Freeman.

in A New Dictionary of Eponyms

January 1997; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 287 words.

King Solomon, the son of David and Bathsheba, ruled Israel from about 973to 933, before the Common

Solomon

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 93 words.

Jewish, English, Scottish, Dutch, French, Swedish, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish (Solomón): vernacular form of the Biblical Hebrew male

Solomon

Armin Lange.

in Encyclopedia of the Dead Sea Scrolls

March 2000; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies; Ancient History (Non-Classical, to 500 CE). 816 words.

In the nonbiblical manuscripts from Qumran, Solomon is named only a few times. The Copper Scroll reports that, in a

Solomon

Colette Deremble.

in Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages

January 2002; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 291 words.

The image of Solomon was invested in the Middle Ages with a plurality of themes, referring to his multiple mystique:

Solomon

John Bowker.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies. 73 words.

(Heb., Shelomoh, 10th cent. bce).

King of Israel. Solomon was the son of King David and Bathsheba. According

Solomon

Roland E. Murphy and O. Carm.

in The Oxford Companion to the Bible

January 1993; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 665 words.

The son of David and Bathsheba, Solomon ruled over Israel ca. 962–922 BCE. His exploits are detailed in

Solomon

Alexander Kazhdan, Johannes Irmscher, John H. Lowden and Anthony Cutler.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Byzantium

January 1991; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500). 441 words.

(Σολομών), son and successor of David; king of Israel.

Early Christian tradition attributes to Solomon three books of the

Solomon

Patrick Hanks, Richard Coates and Peter McClure.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

November 2016; p ublished online November 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 141 words.

Variants: Solomons

Current frequencies: GB 3566, Ireland 48 • GB frequency 1881: 2027 • Main GB location 1881: London;

Solomon

Roland E. Murphy and James M. Reese.

in The Oxford Guide to People and Places of the Bible

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 1341 words.

The son of David and Bathsheba, Solomon ruled over Israel ca. 962–922bce. His exploits are detailed in

Solomon

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 190 words.

son of David, king of ancient Israel c. 970–c. 930 bc, builder of the first Jewish Temple in Jerusalem. In the Bible Solomon is traditionally associated with the Song of Solomon,...

Solomon

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

General of Justinian I; born at Solachon near Dara, died 544 at Cillium, on the border of Numidia and Byzacena. A eunuch, Solomon was Belisarios's domestikos and a commander of ...

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Solomon

Mark W. Hamilton.

in Biblical Studies

P ublished online August 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 13504 words.

According to the Bible, Solomon was the third king of a united Israel, reigning in the latter half of the 10th century bce. The earliest traditions about his reign, concentrated in 1 Kings...

Solomon

Patrick Hanks, Kate Hardcastle and Flavia Hodges.

in A Dictionary of First Names

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 88 words.

Biblical name (Hebrew Shlomo, derived from shalom ‘peace’), borne by one of the great kings of Israel, son of David and Bathsheba, who was legendary for his wisdom (2 Samuel 12–24; 1 Kings...

Solomon

Edited by Tom Devonshire Jones, Linda Murray and Peter Murray.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Christian Art & Architecture

January 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Subjects in Art. 1379 words.

was the third OT king of Israel, preceded by *Saul, and his father *David. He was the son of Bathsheba, whom David married after he had had her husband Uriah murdered; she persuaded David...

Solomon

William S. Mann.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Contemporary Music. 454 words.

[Cutner, Solomon]

(b London, Aug 9, 1902; d London, Feb 22, 1988). English pianist. His first and principal musical study was with Mathilde Verne, a pupil of Clara Schumann. He...

Solomon Vernon

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 378 words.

b. Felix Vernon Solomon, 23 December 1924, Kaufman County, Texas, USA, d. 7 May 1991, Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Solomon

Solomon Phil

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 650 words.

b. 1924, Northern Ireland. One of the most controversial and well-known managers of mid-60s British pop, Solomon’s speciality was overseeing

Solomons, Henry

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 90 words.

Born 7 Nov. 1902; e s of Benjamin Solomons and late Elizabeth Solomons; m 1939, Anne Bass; died 7 Nov. 1965

MP (Lab.) Kingston upon Hull North since ...

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Phil Solomon

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

B. 1924, Northern Ireland. One of the most controversial and well-known managers of mid-60s British pop, Solomon’s speciality was overseeing the careers of aspiring Irish artists. The son...

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