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Historians confirm/find Queen of Sheeba, Bilqis as named and described in Holy books?

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Excerpt from NigerianWiki

Bilqis Sungbo Eredo Munument

Bilqis Sungbo Eredo Monument

“…Sungbo’s Eredo has also been connected with the legend of the Queen of Sheba which is recounted in both the Bible and Koran. In the Old Testament, she is described as having sent a caravan of gold, ivory and other goods from her kingdom to King Solomon. In the Koran she is an Ethiopian sun worshiper named Bilqis involved in the incense trade who converts to Islam. Local legends link the Eredo to a wealthy childless widow named Bilikisu Sungbo. According to them, the monument was built as her personal memorial. Her actual grave is located in Oke-Eiri…”.

Some quick research to substantiate this finding:
1. According to the songs of Solomon, she was Black.
2. The dating corresponds, Nigeria’s history of this wealthy Queen Bilkis is over 1,300 years old.
3. She was so influential that her grave which coincidentally is in a Muslim part of Ijebu land, Oko Eirie has been a pilgrimage site for centuries.

In conclusion, she was very wealthy and influential, for such a fortress 30Xs the size off Manhattan to be built in honor of her. There can only be one rich, ancient, dark complexioned, revered, Bilkis/Bilqis queen on one planet Earth. Sheeba, the one Islam named right on the mark!

References#1- Songs of Solomon 1:5

Dark am I, yet lovely,
O daughters of Jerusalem,
dark like the tents of Kedar,
like the tent curtains of Solomon.

6 Do not stare at me because I am dark,
because I am darkened by the sun.

#2- Archaeologists estimate that it took more than a million man-hours more to build the 100-mile wall-and-moat system around the kingdom of the childless matriarch named Bilikisu Sungbo, 1,300 years ago. http://www.worldhum.com/dispatches/i…eria_20070726/

#3- According to local lore, Bilikisu Sungbo was a fabulously wealthy queen who wanted to create a monument to her rule. The Eredo was built, enclosing an area 30 times bigger than Manhattan Island. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/356850.stm

#4- 2 Feb 2005 @ 02:20 by Jude Adebosoye Ogunade @81.199.93.149 : Bilikisu Sungbo: The Queen of Sheba?

Bilikisu Sungbo is the name I grew up to know about the Shrine in Eredo near Ijebu – Ode where I grew up. I was surprised to read in Arabic that Queen Sheba is referred to as Bilqis. Well Bilikisu is like the local pronounciation of Bilqis. So, was Queen Sheba really buried there…Please some achaeologists should do some work…And the Bilikisu story had been around before even the Hausas and the Fulanis brought Islam to the Ijebus…
http://sandorian.us/newslog2.php/__s…245-000008.htm

#5- Yoruba Arab origins- Africastyles.com

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just86November 21st, 2009 at 5:17 am

The dating does not correspond. The Queen of Sheba, if she lived, would have done so around 1000 BC, by most evidence, either in Ethiopia or Southern Yemen. It is more likely that the legend came from an association of the Islamic Sheba (Bilkis in the Koran) by Muslim Yoruba with a similar local figure, the queen Sungbo from pre-Islamic (and Pre-Christian) Yoruba mythology and history. Similar associations were made between Pagan gods and reminiscent Christian saints, as Christianity spread in Europe during the middle ages.

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