Volume 131 / Number 3 / July—September 2011

ISSN 0003-0279

 


Articles

NATASHA HELLER, Why Has the Rhinoceros Come from the West? An Excursus into the Religious, Literary, and Environmental History of the Tang Dynasty  . . . .  353
LIANG CAI, Excavating the Genealogy of Classical Studies in the Western Han Dynasty (206 bce–8 ce)  . . . .  371
IMRE GALAMBOS, Popular Character Forms (Súzì ) and Semantic Compound (Huìyì ) Characters in Medieval Chinese Manuscripts  . . . .  395
LOUISE M. PRYKE, The Many Complaints to Pharoah of Rib-Addi of Byblos  . . . .  411
JO VAN STEENBERGEN, The Amir Yalbughā al-Khāṣṣakī , the Qalāwūnid Sultanate, and the Cultural Matrix of Mamlūk Society: A Reassessment of Mamlūk Politics in the 1360s  . . . .  423

Brief Communication

EPHRAIM NISSAN, On a Mystery of Talmudic Zoonymy: The Parrot and the Myna? A Reassessment of the Identity of the Two andrafta Bird Species  . . . .  445

Reviews of Books  . . . . 453