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Is the story of the Hoopoe bird & the Queen of Sheba in the ‘2nd Targum of Esther/Targum Sheni’ considered to be a later legend & not divine revelation ?

A most elaborate account, however, is given in Targum Sheni to Esther, which can be supplemented by details found in the Alphabet of Ben Sira and Josephus (Ant. 8:165–73).

A hoopoe informed Solomon that the kingdom of Sheba was the only kingdom on earth not subject to him and that its queen was a sun worshiper. He thereupon sent it to Kitor in the land of Sheba with a letter attached to its wing commanding its queen to come to him as a subject…

What year was the 2nd Targum/Targum Sheni written in ?

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