Volume 132 / Number 4 / October—December 2012

ISSN 0003-0279


Articles

ROBERT JOE CUTTER, “Well, how’d you become king, then?” Swords in Early Medieval China . . . 523
CHRISTOPH EMMRICH, How Bisvaṃtara Got His Dharma Body: Story, Ritual, and the Domestic in the Composition of a Newar Jātaka. . . 539
ALEXANDER NIKOLAEV, Avestan Haēcat̰.aspa-, Rigveda 4.43, and the Myth of the Divine Twins. . . . 567
PAUL W. KROLL, A Poetry Debate of the Perfected of Highest Clarity . . . 577
ZHIYI YANG, Zhu Xi as Poet. . . 587
GREGORIO DEL OLMO LETE, Ugaritic nḥl and ủdbr: Etymology and Semantic Field . . 613
SETH RICHARDSON, “The Crowns of Their bābtum”: On Wives, Wards, and Witnesses  . . 623
SEAN W. ANTHONY, Chiliastic Ideology and Nativist Rebellion in the Early `Abbāsid Period: Sunbādh and Jāmāsp-nāma . . 641
AHMED RAGAB, Prophetic Traditions and Modern Medicine in the Middle East: Resurrection, Reinterpretation, and Reconstruction . . 657

Review Article

WARREN C. SCHULTZ, Recent Work on the Monetary and Metrological History of Egypt, 868–1517 c.e. . . . 675

Reviews of Books . . . .  681

Books Received . . 723