Saracens were Called Bedouin and they were Darker than Soot

Saracens were Called Bedouin and they were Darker than Soot

Source: Saracens and Franks in 12th - 15th Century European and Near Eastern Literature: Perceptions of Self and the Other (Routledge) 12th - 15th Century A.D. Note: Page 16 to 17 of the source. Note: Page 17 of the source. Note: Page 17 of the source. Note: Page 104 of the source. Note: Page 105 of the source. Note: Page 107 to 108 of the source. Note: Page 123 of the source. Note: Page 133 of the source. This source confirms that Bedouins were considered to be extremely dark skinned in the Middle Ages. This source also does a great job…
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King Menelik I, The Solomonic Dynasty, and The Ark of The Covenant

King Menelik I, The Solomonic Dynasty, and The Ark of The Covenant

The story of King Menelik I and Ethiopia's Solomonic Dynasty begins in the Bible with the Queen of Sheba coming to visit King Solomon. The Bible itself doesn't come right out and say it, but there are several verses that make it clear that the Queen of Sheba was beyond impressed with Solomon's wisdom and his wealth. Solomon was a famous king.Solomon was wise beyond the queen's expectation.Solomon was rich beyond the stories the queen had heard.Solomon already had 1,000 other women that we know of. There is no reason to believe that the above would result in anything other…
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