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Encyclopedia > Mary Boyce

Professor Nora Elizabeth Mary Boyce (2 August 1920 - 4 April 2006) was the world's leading doyenne of Zoroastrian studies. She was Professor Emerita of Iranian studies at the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). She received her Ph.D. in Oriental Studies from the University of Cambridge in 1952 and has written numerous books and articles on Zoroastrianism, Manichaeism and Middle Iranian languages and literatures. Zoroastrianism (Persian: آيين زرتشتی) also known as Mazdaism by some followers and Zarathustrianism by others, is a monotheistic religion. ... Senate House, designed by Charles Holden, home to the universitys central administrative offices and its library The University of London is a federation of colleges and institutes which together constitute one of the worlds largest universities. ... // School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) Motto Knowledge is Power Crest Patron HM The Queen President Baroness Helena Kennedy QC Director & Principal Prof. ... The University of Cambridge (often called Cambridge University), located in Cambridge, England, is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world. ... Manichean priests, writing at their desk, with panel inscription in Sogdian. ...


  • Zoroastrianism, Its Antiquity and Constant Vigour, Fourth Columbia series on Iranian Studies, 1992
  • Zoroastrianism: A Shadowy but Powerful Presence in the Judaeo-Christian World, London, 1987
  • Zoroastrians: Their Religious Beliefs and Practices, Routledge, London, 1979; repr. 2000 [2001]
  • A History of Zoroastrianism, 3 vols. 1975-91, vol. 3 with Frantz Grenet. Vol. 4 forthcoming. Vols. 5-7 under the editorship of Albert de Jong.
  • A Persian Stronghold of Zoroastrianism, 1977; repr. 1989
  • The Letter of Tansar, ed. and tr. 1968
  • The Manichaean hymn-cycles in Parthian, 1954

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Boyce, M., Haddad, P. and Sostaric, T. (2003) Determination of flavour components in natural vanilla extracts and synthetic flavourings by mixed micellar electrokinetic capillary chromatography.
Boyce, M. and Haddad, P.R. Tailoring the separation selectivity of metal complexes and organometallic compounds resolved by CE using auxiliary separation processes.
Sostaric, T., Boyce, M. and Spickett, E. (2000) Analysis of the volatile components in vanilla Extracts and flavourings by solid-phase microextraction and gas chromatography.
Mercer Funeral Home,  Bluefield, WV (686 words)
Gary is the father of two daughters, Mary Lynn Boyce and Lisa Michelle Watkins, and is married to the former Debra St. John.
She is the wife of Gary Boyce and has a son Brian Minnick that lives in Lexington, KY. and three grandsons.
Mary Lynn is the daughter of Gary Boyce and Patty Marchal, both of Bluefield.
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