Serah, the Moor and Tirhakah king of Moors [Kush]
Actor Will Smith is developing a film entitled The Last Pharaoh, which he plans to produce and star as Taharqa. Carl Franklin contributed to the script. Randall Wallace was hired to rewrite in September 2008. Taharqa was described by the Ancient Greek historian Strabo as having “Advanced as far as Europe”, and (citing Megasthenes), even as far as the Pillars of Hercules in Spain. In biblical depictions, he is the saviour of the Hebrew people, as they are being besieged by Sennacherib (Isaiah 37:8-9, & 2 Kings 19:8-9).
Even when Kushite military campaign against King Asa ( 2 Chr 14.7 to 8 “>LUT ) is in Luther from the “victory of Asa over the Ethiopians” the speech of their leader the speech of their leader ” Serah, the Moor.” After Pierer’s Universal-Lexikon of 1857 is an Egyptian king who in the classical writers Osorthon hot and v 950. Chr. Was defeated by Asa. In 2Kings 19.9 www.bibleserver.com” LUT and Isa 37.9″ LUT Luther calls Tirhakah“King of the Moors” or “the Moor King”. www.bibleserver.com.
Since Luther in his translation of the Bible the Ethiopians identified generally with Moors, today some biblical figures deemed Moors or Mohr inside. The wife of Moses Moses married the Kuschitin Zippora
The relevant passage in Numbers
‘s Luther: “And Miriam and Aaron spoke against Moses because of his wife’s sake, the Ethiopian which he had taken, so that he had taken a Cushite as wife.”
The presentation of the “Baptism of the Eunuch” was in the 16th and 17th centuries, especially in the Netherlands a popular subject, among others, Abraham Bloemaert (1566-1651) and Rembrandt (1606-1669). Queen of Sheba as Mohrin in Konrad Kyesers Bellifortis 1405
The situation is different with respect to the Song of Songs , which is traditionally the King Solomon is attributed. He describes his beloved there as swarthy ( Cant 1.5-6 www.bibleserver.com“>EU ):
“I am black, but comely, O daughters of Jerusalem, as the tents of Kedar , as the curtains of Solomon. Look not upon me, that I am black; because the sun has scorched me. “It was concluded that it was in the woman a Moorish woman.
It is traditionally associated with the Queen of Saba identified. Therefore medieval artists have the Queen of Sheba painted as Ethiopian. An early and quite impressive presentation can be found in the Romanesque Verdun Altar in Klosterneuburg from the year 1181. Created also at the end of the 12th century Benedetto Antelami (1150 – 1230) in Parma, a statue of the Queen. He designed as a medieval princess, dark-skinned and with blond hair.
Black Madonna Presumably in the allegorical transmission of the Song on Jesus (God) and Maria (Church) and based on the representations of the Queen of Sheba came to representations of Mary, the mother of Jesus of Nazareth, as Mohrin [Moors], see Black Madonna. The oldest, according to legend, how many icons to the evangelist Luke ascribed, portraits of the Black Madonna probably date from the 6th to the 9th century, the corresponding statues from the 12th and 13th centuries. The tradition of Oropa in Piedmont tells of the holy Bishop Eusebius of Vercelli († 381) in the 4th century after his participation in the Council of Nicaea had brought a black Madonna and placed in the monastery founded by him cell. Today there venerated statue is likely from the 13th century.
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