His understanding of human nature made him the wisest man of the ancient world. The son of David and his beloved Bathsheba, Solomon was a 12-year-old prodigy when he ascended to the throne of Israel. Asked by god what special gift he would need to rule, the boy asked for the ability to see into men's hearts. But for all his storied wisdom, his magnificent palace building and his 700 wives, he remained a lonely and introspective man for much of his rule. Who was the mysterious queen who finally captured the king's heart? This extraordinary program tells the fascinating story, drawing on interviews with experts, rare paintings and artifacts, and extensive location footage. Here is a richly detailed look at a man of towering intellect and legendary passion.