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Salomon

Bottle oversize (also Solomon) for champagne with the volume of 20 liters, or the content of almost 27 normal bottles. The company uses as one of the few champagne houses Drappier this rare oversize. The name is derived from the Jewish King Solomon (972-932 BC), whose name became a symbol of wisdom and justice. Solomon (also Solomon, Šəlomoh) was only the fourth of David's sons entitled to the throne (see below Goliath ) and nevertheless came to rule over the Jewish double empire Israel-Judah. He expanded and fortified Jerusalem and had the first temple built. After his death, his son took over Rehoboam the rule. The one exiled by Salomon Jeroboam founded the northern kingdom with ten tribes in the same year Israel as the second independent state alongside Judah. Bottle sizes are also named after these two. See also under bottles and wine vessels,

Solomon decision in dispute over child and map of Israel and Judah

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