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Re: Oxford UP DSS CD-ROM

I too heard of a CD-Rom edition of the scrolls and heard the price 2,500
pounds bandied around. I switched off at that moment.

Marcus Wood
Department of Theology
University of Durham

P.S. On the related issue of computing, does anyone know of any decent
Bible software for the computer which includes both Hebrew and Greek texts
(including the Apocrypha) as well as several English translations. I was
looking at BibleWorks for Windows but it only now comes on CD-Rom (which I
don't yet have being very hard up!). Is this now the case with all
If anyone can help then I can be reached at M.E.M.Wood@dur.ac.uk to save
clogging up the Orion list.
Many thanks in advance.

On Fri, 29 Nov 1996, Niels Peter Lemche wrote:

> A student just handed me a print-out from the Oxford UP web page 
> announcing the publication (for Nov. 96) of a CD-ROM edition of 
> photographs of the scrolls.  Does anyone have further information or 
> evaluation?  Has this publication been mentioned previously on Orion?
> David Suter
> Saint Martin's College
> A demonstration edition was presdented at the SBL National this week. 
> It may be indispensable but extremely costly (almost ridiculous so). 
> It should for the first part, the pictures be ready around dec 1, 96, 
> with another volume to follow in a year. It is done by OUP and Brill 
> in cooperation. They have a folder, if you ask for it.
> Niels Peter Lemche
> Dep. Biblical Studies
> University of Copenhagen
> Phone: 45 49 13 81 24
> Fax: 45 49 13 81 28
> e-mail: npl@teol.ku.dk