Encyclopedia Of The Ancient Maya

Author: Walter R. T. Witschey
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 0759122865
Size: 62.69 MB
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Encyclopedia of the Ancient Maya provides an A-to-Z overview of the ancient Maya culture from its inception to the Spanish Conquest. Exploring Maya society, celebrations, and achievements, as well as new insights into Maya culture and collapse, this is a sophisticated yet accessible introduction suitable for students and general readers.

The Illustrated Encyclopedia Of Aztec And Maya

Author: Charles Phillips
Publisher: Southwater
ISBN: 9780857231437
Size: 48.22 MB
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This book offers an examination of the history, myths and legends of the peoples of Mesoamerica spanning almost 3000 years. Stories of sun-gods and blood sacrifice, of pyramids and temples, and of the fabulous treasuries of gold raided by the Spaniards have enthralled generations of readers. Architectural and cultural achievements range from the temple-pyramids and stone carvings of the Olmecs to the cities, trading networks and religious societies and systems of the Aztecs and Maya. This book contains startling revelations about the ancient peoples of Central America, including histories of the lands they conquered, the cities they built and the world they developed.

Children S Encyclopedia Of The Ancient World

Author: John Haywood
Publisher: Armadillo
ISBN: 9781843229957
Size: 23.83 MB
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Details the characteristics and accomplishments of ancient cultures, including the Egyptians, Maya, and Romans, covering such topics as famous people, government, family life, cuisine, hygiene, travel, trade, and legends.

Encyclopedia Of The Ancient World

Author: Shona Grimbly
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136786880
Size: 49.76 MB
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First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Popol Vuh

Author: Dennis Tedlock
Publisher: eBookIt.com
ISBN: 1456613030
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Popol Vuh, the Quiché Mayan book of creation is not only the most important text in the native language 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 Quiché Kingdom in the Guatemalan highlands. Originally written in Mayan hieroglyphs, it was translated into the Roman alphabet in the 16th century. The new edition of Dennis Tedlock's unabridged, widely praised translation includes new notes and commentary, newly translated passages, newly deciphered hieroglyphs, and over 40 new illustrations.

The Complete Illustrated History Of The Aztec Maya

Author: Charles Phillips
Publisher: Southwater Pub
ISBN: 9781846810732
Size: 75.64 MB
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This reference book covers almost 3000 years, offering insights into the art and architecture, myths and legends, and everyday life of Mesoamerica.

Encyclopedia Of Ancient Mesoamerica

Author: Margaret Bunson
Publisher: New York : Facts on File
ISBN: 9780816024025
Size: 54.72 MB
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Provides detailed entries on the antiquities of pre-Columbian Central America and the civilizations of region's peoples

Ancient Maya

Author: Arthur Demarest
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521533904
Size: 66.64 MB
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Ancient Maya comes to life in this new holistic and theoretical study.