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  • 1. SolomonSocial Studies for 10th E.G.B. | Teacher: Mauricio Torres
  • 2. Wisdom  "So God said to him, Since you have asked for this and not for long life or wealth for yourself, nor have asked for the death of your enemies but for discernment in administering justice, I will do what you have asked..." (1 Kings 3:11-12)  King Solomon was well known for his wisdom and is still remembered for it, such as the story of the two women and a baby.
  • 3. His Reign During Solomons long reign of 40 years, the Israelite monarchy, according to the Bible, gained its highest splendor and wealth.  According to the Bible, during Solomons reign Israel enjoyed great commercial prosperity, with extensive traffic being carried on by land with Tyre, Egypt, and Arabia, and by sea with, and South India.
  • 4. His Reign  Solomon is described as surrounding himself with all the luxuries and the external grandeur of an Eastern monarch, and his government prospered.  The conventional dates of Solomons reign are from circa 970 to 931 BC. They derive from biblical chronology.
  • 5. Death  According to the Hebrew Bible, Solomon died of natural causes at around 80 years of age.  Upon Solomons death, his son, Rehoboam, succeeded him as king. However, ten of the Tribes of Israel refused to accept him as king, causing the United Monarchy to split and form the northern Kingdom of Israel ruled by Jeroboam, while Rehoboam continued to reign in the southern Kingdom of Judah.
  • 6. Christianity Christianity has traditionally accepted the historical existence of Solomon, though some modern Christian scholars have also questioned at least his authorship of those biblical texts ascribed to him. This is because, other than biblical references, there are few records of Solomon.
  • 7. Ask Yourself Analyze:  Why was Solomon so rich? Describe:  Image how was Solomon’s court Recall: Where do we get most of the references of Solomon?
  • 8. Classwork Remember that when Saul came to power, the Hebrews lived in small scattered villages in Canaan. With Solomon, the enjoyed a period of prosperity. Write two paragraphs in which you compare and contrast both rulers and how they lived.