Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible Online

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Preface to the Revised Edition
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The first edition of DDD, published in the summer of 1995, had to go through two printings in order to meet the demands of the market. The success of the book, also in terms of its academic standing, is a source of pride and gratitude for the editors and the many contributors. The ongoing demand for DDD provided its editorial team also with an excellent opportunity to take a fresh look at the first edition in view of the preparation of a second, revised, edition. Many of the lacunae and occasional errors in DDD1, signalled to us by friends and colleagues, could thus be repaired. The pre…

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K. van der Toorn, B. Becking and P. W. van der Horst, “Preface to the Revised Edition”, in: Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible Online, Edited by: Karel van der Toorn, Bob Becking, Pieter W. van der Horst. Consulted online on 28 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7802_DDDO_DDDO_Preface>

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