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TRILOGY ABOUT LEGENDARY QUEEN SHIMA ENTERS FINAL CHAPTER

  • Medina Rahma Putri

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, September 17 2019   /  02:30 am
The Queen: Actress Mona Ratuliu (center) will portray the legendary Queen Shima in the upcoming drama-dance performance Shima, Sang Ratu Adil (Shima, The Fair Queen)

The Queen: Actress Mona Ratuliu (center) will portray the legendary Queen Shima in the upcoming drama-dance performance Shima, Sang Ratu Adil (Shima, The Fair Queen)Queen Shima was a historic figure of legendary proportions who ruled the Kalingga Kingdom in Central Java in the seventh century. Her well-known integrity, sense of justice and fairness have inspired Indonesians until today.During Shima’s 21-year rule, her kingdom reached its golden period, when it was at its peak in both agriculture and trading. As a queen, she made her kingdom diverse and tolerant with many people of different religions, cultures and ethnicities allowed to earn their living there.Shima also managed to instill integrity in her people. Because of this, a royal from the Middle East once decided to test Shima and her people by leaving a bag of gold in the middle of a road.Almost no one dared to touch the bag ...