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The ancient future of the Itza : the book of Chilam Balam of Tizimin

Author: Munro S Edmonson
Publisher: Austin : University of Texas Press, 1982.
Series: Texas Pan American series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Refers to the Mayan custom of first predicting their history and then living it. "The Book of Chilam Balam" was a sacred text prepared by generations of Mayan priests to record the past and to  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Manuscripts
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Chilam Balam de Tizimín (Manuscript). English & Mayan.
Ancient future of the Itza.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 1982
(OCoLC)563110228
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Munro S Edmonson
ISBN: 0292703538 9780292703537 0292721064 9780292721067
OCLC Number: 11318551
Notes: Text of Chilam Balam de Tizimín in English and Mayan; notes and other materials in English.
Description: xx, 220 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: AcknowledgmentsIntroductionThe Seventh Century8 Ahau1. The First ChronicleThe Fifteenth Century8 Ahau2. The Fall of Mayapan3. The Conspiracy Collapses6 Ahau4. Uxmal and Chichen Itza4 Ahau5. Trials of the Itza6. Hopes of the XiuThe Sixteenth Century2 Ahau7. A Note from Tihosuco13 Ahau8. A Time of Troubles9. The Council of Mayapan10. The End of the Era11 Ahau11. Divided Rule12. The Flower Katun of the Xiu13. The Mayapan Calendar of the Itza14. The Death of the Gods9 Ahau15. A Plea for Unity16. Civil War17. The Inquisition7 Ahau18. Demoralization19. The Council of MeridaThe Seventeenth Century5 Ahau20. Merida under the Dons21. Zotz'il22. The Annals of Bacalar3 Ahau23. Merida under the Gallows24. Days of the Year25. The Seven-Day Week26. Zuyua1 Ahau27. The Last Jaguar of Merida28. The Surrender of Merida29. A Word from Mani12 Ahau30. Valladolid Fights On31. Class War10 Ahau32. Christian Victory33. Christian DefeatThe Eighteenth Century8 Ahau34. The Final Battle for Mayapan6 Ahau35. Chic Kalac Rebels36. Early History4 Ahau37. The War Is Over38. End of the Long Count2 Ahau39. The Valladolid CalendarThe Nineteenth Century13 Ahau40. The Burners41. The Word of Itzam Na11 Ahau42. Antonio MartinezAppendix: The Mayan CalendarBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Texas Pan American series.
Other Titles: Chilam Balam de Tizimín (Manuscript).
Responsibility: translated and annotated by Munro S. Edmonson.

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