Bathsheba by Ricci; Slide 42

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Bathsheba by Ricci

No wonder Solomon was so into the Goddess considering who his mother was.  Solomon is known for his sacred wisdom, yet he is later reviled in the Old Testament because he allowed Goddess statues in the Temple (well he built the thing!) and permitted Goddess worship all over his kingdom.  1st and 2nd Kings in the Bible show how the monotheist priests of King Josiah’s day later demonize Solomon and his goddess-revering practices.

And oh, Solomon went one up from his father,

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