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The Journal of the American Oriental Society (ISSN 0003-0279) is published quarterly by the American Oriental Society. The first volume (1843-49) set the tone for all time in the broad scope of subject matter and the solidity of its scholarship. It included studies of Arab music, of Persian cuneiform, and of Buddhism in India, and brought to a wide audience the then novel theories of
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Effective with volume 142 (2022), current issues of JAOS will be available only through Lockwood Online Journals. All issues prior to 2022 will continue to be available through the JSTOR archive (jstor.org). In addition to current content, Lockwood Online Journals hosts content going back to 2013 with volume 133.

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Vol. 142 No. 3 (2022): Journal of the American Oriental Society

Published: 2022-09-30

Front Matter

Front Matter

Abstract 42 | PDF Downloads 28


Cai Yong 蔡邕

Michael Loewe
Abstract 133 | PDF Downloads 13

Page 503–522

The Historical Present qātēl in Biblical Aramaic

Alexander Andrason, Vuyisa Gysman, Hans-Christoph Lange, Martinus van Renssen
Abstract 36 | PDF Downloads 14

Page 547–571

Mistaken Identity

Ramon Harvey
Abstract 519 | PDF Downloads 28

Page 597–620

Between Afghan “Idolography” and Kafir “Autoethnography”

Nushin Arbabzadah, Nile Green
Abstract 37 | PDF Downloads 13

Page 643–670

Brief Communications

Review Articles

The Partial Eclipse of Seven Full Moons

Suheil Laher
Abstract 23 | PDF Downloads 7

Page 731–750


Honor and Shame in Early China. By Mark Edward Lewis

Garret Pagenstecher Olberding
Abstract 24 | PDF Downloads 5

Page 757–759

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