Bulletin of The Asia Institute vol. 19: Iranian and Zoroastrian Studies in Honor of Prods Oktor Skjaervø

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Volume 19 of the Bulletin of the Asia Institute is dedicated to P.O. Skjaervø, Aga Khan Professor of Iranian  at Harvard University, and author of numerous works on the languages, history and religions of Central Asia and Iran. This volume contains 28 articles by a team of international scholars and is edited by Carol Altman Bromberg with Nicholas and Ursula Sims-Williams.

Contents
Carol Altman Bromberg
, Introduction
Ursula Sims-Williams
, Prods Oktor Skjærvø
Duan Qing,
“Mulberry” in Khotanese: A New Khotanese Loan Deed in the Hetian Museum
Yaakov Elman,
The Other in the Mirror: Iranians and Jews View One Another: Questions of Identity, Conversion, and Exogamy in the Fifth-Century Iranian Empire, Part One
Richard N. Frye
, Church and State in Iranian History
Rika Gyselen,
Vahrām III (293) and the Rock Relief of Naqsh-i Rustam II: A Contribution to the Iconography of Sasanian Crown Princes in the Third Century
Valerie Hansen
, The Tribute Trade with Khotan in Light of Materials Found at the Dunhuang Library Cave
Prudence O. Harper
, From Earth to Heaven: Speculations on the Significance of the Form of the Achaemenid Censer
Almut Hintze
, The Cow that Came from the Moon: The Avestan Expression māhgaociθra
Stephanie W. Jamison,
Poetic Self-Reference in the Rig Veda and the Persona of Zarathustra
Jean Kellens
, Philippe Swennen, Le sacrifice et la nature humaine
Hiroshi Kumamoto
, Paul Pelliot and the Deśanā-parivarta of the Suvarṇabhāsa-sūtra
Judith A. Lerner
, An Alan Seal
Maria Macuch,
The Herbēdestān as a Legal Source: A Section on the Inheritance of a Convert to Zoroastrianism
Mauro Maggi
, Annotations on the Book of Zambasta, II: Khotanese maṃkyā
Antonio Panaino,
Sheep, Wheat, and Wine: An Achaemenian Antecedent of the Sasanian Sacrifices pad ruwān
Rong Xinjiang
, The Name of the So-called “Tumshuqese” Language
James R. Russell
, The Demon Weed
Lore Sander,
Remarks on the Formal Brahmi Script from the Southern Silk Route
Martin Schwartz
, Apollo and Khshathrapati, the Median Nergal, at Xanthos
Shai Secunda
, Studying with a Magus/Like Giving a Tongue to a Wolf
Shaul Shaked
, Aramaic Loan-words in Middle Persian
M. Rahim Shayegan
, Nugae Epigraphicae
Daniel Jensen Sheffield,
The Wizirgerd ī Dēnīg and the Evil Spirit: Questions of Authenticity in Post-Classical Zoroastrianism
Nicholas Sims-Williams
, Before the Quarrel: A Bactrian Purchase Contract
Ursula Sims-Williams,
The Strange Story of Samuel Guise: An 18th-Century Collection of Zoroastrian Manuscripts
Werner Sundermann
, The Emperor’s New Clothes
Yuhan Sohrab-Dinshaw Vevaina
, Resurrecting the Resurrection: Eschatology and Exegesis in Late Antique Zoroastrianism
Dieter Weber
, A Pahlavi Papyrus from Islamic Times
Yutaka Yoshida
, Viśa’ Śūra’s Corpse Discovered?

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