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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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Vol. 141 No. 2 (2021): Journal of the American Oriental Society

Published: 2021-09-10

Front Matter


Praising God in “Wondrous and Picturesque Ways”

Harshita Mruthinti Kamath
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Page 255–272

Salafism against Hadith Literature

Henri Lauzière
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Page 403–426

Brief Communications

Not That Kind of Big Men

Frederick Shih-Chung Chen
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Page 427–436


Sargon II, King of Assyria. By Josette Elayi

Sarah C. Melville
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Page 475–478

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