Volume 128 / Number 4 / October—December 2008

ISSN 0003-0279

 


Articles

GREGORY SCHOPEN, Separate but Equal: Property Rights and the Legal Independence of Buddhist Nuns and Monks in Early North India . . . . . . 625
FRÉDÉRIC PAIN, An Introduction to Thai Ethnonymy: Examples from Shan and Northern Thai . . . . . . 641
ESZTER SPÄT, Late Antique Literary Motifs in Yezidi Oral Tradition: The Yezidi Myth of Adam . . . . . . 663
HABIB BORJIAN, The Extinct Language of Gurgān: Its Sources and Origins . . . . . . . 681
JEFFREY RIEGEL, A Passion for the Worthy . . . . . . 709
ARLEN LIAN, The shesheng Adjustments to the Rites in Early China . . . . . . 723

Brief Communication

KAREN SONIK, Bad King, False King, True King: Apsû and His Heirs . . . . . . 737

Reviews of Books . . . . . .745

Brief Reviews. . . . . .809

Book Received . . . . . .817