Historic Marto Collection
Solomon, King of Israel (S. X b. C.).
He was the second son of Uria's wife, Betsabe, whom his father, David, had married.
He reigned in Israel between 970 and 931 b. C. and he was known and respected as a wise, fair and powerful king.
Solomon raise the Israelite monarchy to the maximum grade of prosperity, he built up the Jerusalem Temple, and a wall around the city and cultivated the sciences and the arts.
"It is told in history that there was a case in which two women were fighting for a child and king Solomon, in order to find out which one was telling the truth, gave his sword to a soldier and ordered him to split the baby in two, giving one half to each of the women.
The real mother begged the king not to kill the child and to give him to the other woman.
In this way, Solomon knew inmediately which one was lying, showing great wisdom and fairness."
Excelent blade forged in high carbon stainless steel. Hilt made of cast.
Overall length: 120 cm. / 47 Inches