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27:23 “I found (there) a woman ruling over them and provided with every requisite; and she has a magnificent throne.

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“I found (there) a woman ruling over them and provided with every requisite; and she has a magnificent throne.

he Queen of Sheba (by name Bilqis in Arabian
tradition) came apparently from Yemen, but she had
affinities with Abyssinia and possibly ruled over Abyssinia
also.
The Habasha tribe (after whom Abyssinia was named)
came from Yemen. Between the southern coast of
Yemen and the north-eastern coast of Abyssinia there
are only the Straits of Bab-al-Mandab, barely twenty
miles across.
In the 10th or 11th century B.C. there were frequent
invasions of Abyssinia from Arabia, and Solomon’s reign
of 40 years is usually synchronised with B.C. 992 to 952.
The Sabaean and Himyarite alphabets in which we find
the south Arabian pre-Islamic inscriptions, passed into
Ethiopic, the language of Abyssinia.
The Abyssinians possess a traditional history called “The
Book of the Glory of Kings” (Kebra Nagast), which has
been translated from Ethiopic into English by Sir E.A.
Wallis Budge (Oxford, 1932). It gives an account of the
Queen of Sheba and her only son Menyelek 1, as
founders of the Abyssinian dynasty. (R).

References:

Yusuf Ali, Abdullah. Translation and Commentary of the Quran. (surah 27 verse 23)Quran Arabic with English Translation & Commentary (Tafsir) by Abdullah Yusuf Ali, Free Download (quran4u.com)

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