Volume 129 / Number 3 / July—September 2009

ISSN 0003-0279

 


Articles

TIMOTHY WAI KEUNG CHAN, Searching for the Bodies of the Drowned: A Folk Tradition of Early China Recovered . . . . . . 385
ROBERT JOE CUTTER, Shishuo xinyu and the Death of Cao Zhang . . . . . . 403
MARK HALPERIN, Heroes, Rogues, and Religion in a Tenth-Century Chinese Miscellany . . . . . . 413
CARL W. ERNST, Sufism and the Aesthetics of Penmanship in Sirāj al-Shīrāzī’s Tuḥfat al-Muḥibbīn (1454) . . . . . . 431
TRAVIS ZADEH, Touching and Ingesting: Early Debates over the Material Qurʾan . . . . . . 443
TOM BOIY, Date Formulas in Cuneiform Tablets and Antigonus Monophthalmus, Again. . . . . . 467
MICHAEL P. STRECK, Notes on the Old Babylonian Epics of Anzu and Etana . . . . . . 477

Review Articles

GERALD JAMES LARSON, Differentiating the Concepts of “yoga” and “tantra” in Sanskrit Literary History . . . . . . 487

Brief Communication

Philip C. Schmitz, The spr š lḥ   “Tablet Scribe” at Phoenician Kition (CIS I 86 A 14) . . . . . . 499

Reviews of Books . . . . . 503