Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible, Second by Karel van der Toorn, Bob Becking, Pieter W. van der Horst

By Karel van der Toorn, Bob Becking, Pieter W. van der Horst

The Dictionary of Deities and Demons within the Bible, co-published via Eerdmans and Brill, is the single significant reference paintings describing the gods, angels, demons, spirits, and semi-divine heroes whose names ensue all through Scripture. First released in 1995 and named via selection as a great educational e-book of 1996, this quantity has now been commonly revised. Thirty articles seem during this moment version for the 1st time, whereas greater than a hundred articles were stated up to now with the newest examine. Written by means of a hundred best foreign students, the greater than four hundred articles during this entire paintings conceal each deity present in the Hebrew and Greek scriptures, together with the Apocrypha. every one article comprises dialogue of the which means of the deitys identify, its religio-historical heritage, the proper biblical passages, and updated bibliographical info. large indexes and cross-references offer quick access to the wealthy details present in the dictionary.

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1884-1915) A. FALKENSTEIN & J. VAN DIJK, SGL SU11lerische GOllerliedu SH(C)ANE Studies in the History (and Culture) of the Ancient Near East Studies in Historical Theology SHT SJllog~ Inscripriolll111l Graecanwl, SIG ed. W. siacoe el Sarap;acae, ed. L. Vidman Studies in Judaism in ulte Anliquity SJLA XXXI ABBREVIATIONS SJOT 5L SMS SMSR SNTSMS SO SOTS~'IS SPAW SPhA SR SRT SSEAJ Scandinal'ian Journal ofthe Old Testament A. tEl, 5umerisches uxikon S)'ro-Mesopotamian Studit's SlIIdi e Materiali di Storia delle Religioni Society for New Testament Studies Monograph Series Sources orientales Society for Old Testament Studies Monogrnph Series Sitzungsberichte der Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften.

He is also termed Gingras. Aoios. Gauas, Kirris. Itaios, Pherekles. and lends his name to a river (Nahr Ibrahim). a kind of flower (anemone). fish. bird. song. and a metric verse. V. Bibliography *Adonis. Relaziolli del Colloquio in Roma (22-23 maggio /98/) (ed. S. Ribichini; Roma 1984); W. ATALLAH. AdOli is dans la lilleralllre el I'an grees (Paris 1966); G. J. BAUDY. Adonisgiinen. L. VAN BERG. Corpus elllllls Deae S)'riae. 2 vols. (Leiden 1972): C. BONNET. Echos d'un rituel de type adonidien dans l' oracle contre Moab d'lsai'e (Isai'e, 15).

GALATZER-LEVY & M. I. GRUBER, What an Affect Means: A Quasi-Experiment about Disgust, The A1Inual of Psychoanalysis 20 (1992) 69-92; L. F. HARTMAN & A. A. 3 ABRAHAM moon (= Yerah). Though in biblical tradition, there are allusions to the ancient cults of Abraham's place of origin (Josh 24:2), mythological interpretation of the Abrahamcycle plays no role in recent discussion. e. begetter, (Isa 51:1) is of interest. This latter veneration of 'Father Abraham' may derive from an early Israelite, viz.

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