Volume 127 / Number 4 / October—December 2007

ISSN 0003-0279

 


Articles

PAUL W. KROLL, Between Something and Nothing (Presidential Address) . . . . . . 403
A. AZFAR MOIN, Partisan Dreams and Prophetic Visions: Shi‘i Critique in al-Mas‘ūdī's History of the Abbasids . . . . . . 415
CHRISTIAN LANGE, “On That Day When Faces Will Be White or Black” (Q3:106): Towards a Semiology of the Face in the Arabo-Islamic Tradition. . . . . . 429
RICHARD MANN, The Splitting of Skanda: Distancing and Assimilation Narratives in the Mahābhārata and Ayurvedic Sources . . . . . . 447
TIMOTHY WAI KEUNG CHAN, Wall Carvings, Elixirs, and the Celestial King: An Exegetic Exercise on Du Fu's Poems on Two Palaces . . . . . . 471
NICHOLAS MORROW WILLIAMS, A Conversation in Poems: Xie Lingyun, Xie Huilian, and Jiang Yan . . . . . . 491

Brief Communication

DAN'EL KAHN, Judean Auxiliaries in Egypt's Wars against Kush. . . . . . 507

Reviews of Books . . . . . .567