Volume 124 / Number 1 / January—March 2004

ISSN 0003-0279

 


Articles

John P. Turner, The abna' al-dawla: The Definition and Legitimation of Identity in Response to the Fourth Fitna . . . . . . 1
Rebecca Hasselbach, The Markers of Person, Gender, and Number in the Prefixes of G-Performative Conjugations in Semitic . . . . . . 23
Sarah C. Melville, Neo-Assyrian Royal Women and Male Identity: Status as a Social Tool . . . . . . 37
Meow Hui Goh, Tonal Prosody in Three Poems by Wang Rong . . . . . . 59
Laurent Sagart, The Chinese Names of the Four Directions . . . . . . 69
Lawrence McCrea, Mahimabhatta’s Analysis of Poetic Flaws . . . . . . 77

Brief Communications

Daniel J. Lasker, The Date of the Death of Jesus: Further Reflections . . . . . . 95
Paul R. Goldin, A Further Note on yan and an . . . . . . 101

Reviews of Books . . . . . . 103

Brief Reviews . . . . . . 203