Volume 123 / Number 1 / January—March 2003

ISSN 0003-0279

 


Articles

JOHN L. MELOY, Imperial Strategy and Political Exigency: The Red Sea Spice Trade and the Mamluk Sultanate in the Fifteenth Century. . . . . . 1
JAMSHEED K. CHOKSY, To Cut Off, Purify, and Make Whole: Historiographical and Ecclesiastical Conceptions of Ritual Space. . . . . . 21
RONALD KIM, On the Historical Phonology of Ossetic: The Origin of the Oblique Case Suffix . . . . . . 43
RICHARD SALOMON, The Senior Manuscripts: Another Collection of Gandhāran Buddhist Scrolls. . . . . . 73
DAVID PRAGER BRANNER, Tonal Prosody in Chinese Parallel Prose. . . . . . 93
CARRIE E. REED, Motivation and Meaning of a "Hodge-Podge": Duan Chengshi's Youyang zazu. . . . . . 121

Review Articles

VICTOR AVIGDOR HUROWITZ, The Mesopotamian God-Image, From Womb to Tomb. . . . . . 147
RON E. TAPPY, Recent Interpretations of Ancient Israelite Religion. . . . . . 159

Brief Communication

PAUL R. GOLDIN, The Old Chinese Particles yan and an . . . . . . 169

Reviews of Books . . . . . 175

Brief Reviews . . . . . 243