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Salomon

Bottle oversize (also Solomon) for champagne with the volume of 20 liters, or the content of just under 27 standard bottles. The company uses one of the few champagne houses Drappier this rare oversize. The name derives 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 the sons of David entitled to the throne (see Goliath ) and nevertheless came to rule over the Jewish double kingdom of Israel-Judah. He expanded and fortified Jerusalem and had the first temple built. After his death, his son took over Rehoboam the rule. The exiled by Salomon Jeroboam founded the northern kingdom in the same year with ten tribes Israel as a second independent state alongside Judah. After these two are also named bottle oversizes. See also below bottles and wine vessels,

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

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