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(in the Bible) the arbitration of King Solomon over a baby claimed by two women (1 Kings 3:16–28). He proposed cutting the baby in half, and then gave it to the woman who showed concern for its life.
- ‘Another soldier is asked by the filmmakers about the Judgment of Solomon: ‘Who's the real mother?’’
- ‘The texts were taken from the Vulgate and elaborated with original material, while the stories were essentially dramatic - Jonah and the Whale, Belshazzar, Jephtha, the Judgment of Solomon, and so on.’
- ‘Do we need to dispute ownership as if she were the baby in the Judgment of Solomon?’
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