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A. V. Williams Jackson


Who is A. V. Williams Jackson?

A. V. Williams Jackson: Abraham Valentine Williams Jackson, L.H.D., Ph.D., LL.D. was an American specialist on Indo-European languages.

  • born on (153 years ago) in New York City
  • nationality: United States of America
  • education: Columbia University
  • died on (78 years ago)
  • written works: "Zorostrian Studies", "From Constantinople to the home of Omar Khayyam", "Zoroaster, the prophet of ancient Iran", "Avesta reader", "Zoraster", "An Avesta grammar in comparison with Sanskrit", "The Avestan alphabet and its transcription", "Zoroastrian studies", "Persia past and present", "Researches in Manichaeism", "Zoroaster"

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Google previewDictionary of National Biography: Neil-Young (1912)

by Sir Sidney Lee

Professor A. V. Williams Jackson. W. S. J. . W. S. Jackson. T. E. J. . T. E. James. R.J. . . Richard Jennings. C. J. . . Claude Johnson ...

Google previewHarper's Dictionary of Classical Literature and Antiquities (1897)

by Harry Thurston Peck

xii PRE F A C E the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the article Cyprus ; Professor A. V. Williams Jackson, of Columbia University, the articles Rhagae and Zoroaster ; Professor Francis W. Kelsey, of the University of Michigan, the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Catholicism (2006)

by Frank K. Flinn

A. V. Williams Jackson, Researches in Manichaeism, With Special Reference to the Turfan Fragments (New York: Columbia University Press, 1932); ...

Google previewThe New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge (1910)

Embracing Biblical, Historical, Doctrinal, and Practical Theology and Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Biography from the Earliest Times to the Present Day by Johann Jakob Herzog, Albert Hauck, Samuel Macauley Jackson, Charles Colebrook Sherman, George William Gilmore

A. V. Williams Jackson (Persia Past and Present, New York, 1906). Both of these had the historical problems in mind, and saw the country in its relations to Babylonia and Assyria as the cuneiform inscriptions have made them known.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1905)

A universal reference library comprising the arts and sciences ... commerce, etc., of the world by George Edwin Rines, Frederick Converse Beach

A. V. Williams Jackson. Fire, the agent of purification; ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

A. V. Williams Jackson, Zoroaster, the Prophet of Ancient Iran (New York, 1899); Jackson, in the Grundrus der iranischen ...

Google previewFirst Encyclopaedia of Islam (1993)


Devil-Worship: The sacred books and traditions of the Yezidis, Boston 1918, 1924; A. V. Williams Jackson, Yezidis, in New International ...

Google previewMercer Dictionary of the Bible (1990)

by Watson E. Mills, Roger Aubrey Bullard

The first was done by the American A. V. Williams Jackson in 1903. The following year L. W. King and R. Campbell, working on behalf of the British Museum, made a copy that remained the standard text until 1948. In that year George Glenn ...

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