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Prof Alan Williams - publications

List of publications

2016

  • Carbonell, P., Currin, A., Dunstan, M., Fellows, D., Jervis, A., Rattray, N. J. W., ... Turner, N. J. (2016). SYNBIOCHEM - A SynBio foundry for the biosynthesis and sustainable production of fine and speciality chemicals.Biochemical Society Transactions, 44(3), 675-7. DOI: 10.1042/BST20160009. Publication link: 230b6a5b-8b99-4c32-9285-03bc1b0e20b1 | PubMed:27284023

2015

  • Williams, A. V. (2015). ‘Purity and Pollution / The Body’. In The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Zoroastrianism. (1 ed., pp. 345-361). Malden MA, Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. . Publication link: a06a7f34-7371-45ba-b489-33c9ac62fcdf

2014

  • Williams, A., & Lewisohn, L. (Ed.) (2014). Open Heart Surgery: The Operation of Love in Rumi's Mathnawi. In The Philosophy of Ecstasy: Rumi and the Sufi Tradition. (pp. 199-227). Bloomington, Indiana, USA: World Wisdom, Inc.. . Publication link: eeae1833-7770-4f59-9947-784ca65a8bbd
  • Williams, A., & Lewisohn, L. (Ed.) (2014). Rumi’s Spiritual Ornithology. In Mawlana Rumi Review V. (Vol. V, pp. 171-179). London: Archetype. . Publication link: fee55533-2838-424e-badc-f01d2367b4d0

2013

  • Williams, A., & Lewisohn, L. (Ed.) (2013). The Story of Moses and the Shepherd. In Mawlana Review IV. (Vol. IV, pp. 162-166). London: Archetype. . Publication link: fe092daa-3cbd-4089-a4f0-e0f65c765108
  • Williams, A., & Lewisohn, L. (Ed.) (2013). Narrative Structure and Polyphonic Discourse in the Masnavi. In Mawlana Rumi Review IV. (Vol. IV, pp. 50-83). London: Archetype. . Publication link: 50610fd0-a652-4af5-afe9-f2b304eea15e
  • Williams, A., & Stewart, S. (Ed.) (2013). Looking Back to the Present: The Persian Qesseh-ye Sanjan as Living Memory. In The Eerlasting Flame: Zoroastrianism in History and Imagination. (pp. 50-57). London: SOAS / I.B.Tauris. . Publication link: 5490a08b-393e-462a-aaa7-68627feda5ee

2012

  • Williams, A., Herzig, E. (Ed.), & Stewart, S. (Ed.) (2012). Authority and Identity in the Pahlavi Books. In Early Islamic Iran: The Idea of Iran, Volume 5. (1 ed., Vol. 5, pp. 139-152). London & New York: Macmillan. . Publication link: c16c8868-3776-43e4-9fe9-830039b03366
  • Williams, A. (2012). The re-placement of Zoroastrian Iran: A New Reading of the Persian Qesse-ye Sanjan of Bahman Key Qobad Sanjana [1599]. Unknown Journal, 22, 79-93. . Publication link: db2fdbe2-c6f2-475d-b881-617dcde26148

2009

  • Williams, A. (2009). The Zoroastrian Myth of Migration from Iran and Settlement in the Indian Diaspora: Text, Translation and Analysis of the 16th Century Qeṣṣe-ye Sanjān 'The Story of Sanjan'. (1st ed.) (Numen Book Series, Studies in the History of Religions, Texts and Sources in the History of Religions). Leiden and Boston: Brill Publishers.. Publication link: 5697e9ca-f5a2-4e6c-8fe0-ccef335034f7

2008

2006

2005

  • Williams, A., Cereti, C. G. (Ed.), & Maggi, M. (Ed.) (2005). Lexicography And Zoroastrian Meanings In The Pahlavi Books. In Orientalia Romana 8. Middle Iranian Lexicography: The Vocabulary of Middle Iranian Languages (Proceedings of the Conference held in Rome, 9-11 April 2001). Instituto Italiano per l'Africa et l'Oriente. . Publication link: d204c0e8-693f-43db-898d-5cf74222a49a

2004

  • Williams, A., Antes, P. (Ed.), Geertz, A. W. (Ed.), & Warne, R. R. (Ed.) (2004). New Approaches to the Problem of Translation in the Study of Religion. In New Approaches to the Study of Religion, Religion and Reason Series No. 43, Vol 2. Walter De Gruyter. . Publication link: 5c82e9f8-9477-403a-a488-eda190e0786e

2003

  • Williams, A., & Institute, B-Z. (Ed.) (2003). The Zoroastrian Qesse-ye Sanjan and Judah Halevi's 'aliya to Eretz Israel: Reflections on Two Contrasting Journeys in Faith. In Irano Judaica V. Ben-Zvi Institute. . Publication link: dbb3413f-719f-45a2-a1db-ade1162587c4

1999

  • Williams, A., & Sørensen, J. P. (Ed.) (1999). Speaking of Purity:: When a Zoroastrian Priest first met a Hindu Rajah. In Comparative Studies in the History of Religions, Xth Anniversary Volume,. (pp. 139-151). Copenhagen: Danish Association for the Study of Religion. . Publication link: 5bc87df8-f45d-4250-ae8f-9eea1d6f7608

1997

1996

  • Williams, A. (1996). Zoroastrians & Christians in Sasanian Iran. Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester. . Publication link: 5f8fff74-1195-437e-800a-1302a2b12e34

1994

  • Williams, A. (1994). Zoroastrian and Jewish Purity Laws: Reflections on the Viability of a Sociological Interpretation. In Irano-Judaica III. Jerusalem, Israel. . Publication link: 4c358225-e628-4964-92cf-23ccd67cc3b7

1990

  • Williams, A. (1990). The Pahlavi Rivayat Accompanying the Dadestan i Denig, 2 volumes. Copenhagen: Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters.. Publication link: 5e91a6c6-605b-45a3-97cc-075dda472b8a

1989

1985

  • Williams, A. (1985). A Strange Account of the World's Origin. In Hommages et Opera Minora, XI, Papers in Honour of Professor Mary Boce, Acta Iranica. Leiden: Brill Publishers. . Publication link: 425d44a3-204d-455a-8247-7096d4506c35