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Myths of the Popol vuh in cosmology, art, and ritual




Moyes, Holley, editor
Christenson, Allen J., editor
Sachse, Frauke, editor
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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Integrated and comparative approach to the Popol vuh, analyzing myths to elucidate ancient Maya past using archaeological and ethnographic information to shed light on the text. Combining interpretations of myths with analyses of archaeological, iconographic, epigraphic, and ethnographic resources, demonstrates how mythologies contribute to the analysis and interpretation.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.


Popol vuh -- Criticism, Textual
Quiché mythology
Quiché Indians -- Religion
Quiché philosophy
Central America -- Antiquities


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