Popol Vuh

Popol Vuh

The Mayan Book of the Dawn of Life

Book - 1996
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Popol Vuh, the Quich#65533; Mayan book of creation, is not only the most important text in the native languages of the Americas, it is also an extraordinary document of the human imagination. It begins with the deeds of Mayan gods in the darkness of a primeval sea and ends with the radiant splendor of the Mayan lords who founded the Quich#65533; kingdom in the Guatemalan highlands. Originally written in Mayan hieroglyphs, it was transcribed into the Roman alphabet in the sixteenth century.
This new edition of Dennis Tedlock's unabridged, widely praised translation includes new notes and commentary, newly translated passages, newly deciphered hieroglyphs, and over forty new illustrations.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c1996.
Edition: Rev. ed.
ISBN: 9780684818450
0684818450
Characteristics: 388 p. :,ill., maps ;,24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Tedlock, Dennis 1939-2016

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