The name of King Solomon heard even very distant from Judaism and Jewish people. However, a standard set of knowledge about this remarkable man most of us are small: the Jewish king of antiquity, built the Temple in Jerusalem, wisely judged, was able to solve riddles, talked with the queen of Sheba was a wealthy, had many wives. Here, almost all. So why do we remember this man here for thousands of years? The answer to this question gives Michael Shterenshis - Israeli writer and historian, known to the reader on the book "Israel: History of the State", "Jews: The Story of the Nation " and many others.