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Lawrence Heyworth Mills

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Nationality  American and British
Occupation  Professor

Years active  1880s?-1910s
Name  Lawrence Mills
Born  1837New York, New York
Died  1918, Oxford, United Kingdom
Books  Avesta Eschatology Compare, Zarathushtra and the Greeks, Our Own Religion in Ancient P, Avesta Eeschatology Compare, Zarathustra - Philo - the Achaeme

Lawrence Heyworth Mills, DD, MA, (1837 – January 29, 1918), who generally published as L. H. Mills, was Professor of Zend Philogy or the Persian language at Oxford University.

Mills was born in New York City to Philo L. Mills and Elizabeth Caroline Kane and attended school in Fairfax County, Virginia and in New York at New York University and finally moved to Oxford in 1887.

In 1887, Mills translated a portion, Gathas, of the Avestan language texts of the Avesta into English. This translation, which included the Yasna, Visparad, Afrînagân, Gâhs, and miscellaneous fragments, were subsequently publication as in volume 31 of Max Müller's Sacred Books of the East, as volume 3 of 3 of the series initiated by James Darmesteter.

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