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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: * Acknowledgments * Introduction * The Seventh Century *8 Ahau *1. The First Chronicle * The Fifteenth Century *8 Ahau *2. The Fall of Mayapan *3. The Conspiracy Collapses *6 Ahau *4. Uxmal and Chichen Itza *4 Ahau *5. Trials of the Itza *6. Hopes of the Xiu * The Sixteenth Century *2 Ahau *7. A Note from Tihosuco *13 Ahau *8. A Time of Troubles *9. The Council of Mayapan *10. The End of the Era *11 Ahau *11. Divided Rule *12. The Flower Katun of the Xiu *13. The Mayapan Calendar of the Itza *14. The Death of the Gods *9 Ahau *15. A Plea for Unity *16. Civil War *17. The Inquisition *7 Ahau *18. Demoralization *19. The Council of Merida * The Seventeenth Century *5 Ahau *20. Merida under the Dons *21. Zotz'il *22. The Annals of Bacalar *3 Ahau *23. Merida under the Gallows *24. Days of the Year *25. The Seven-Day Week *26. Zuyua *1 Ahau *27. The Last Jaguar of Merida *28. The Surrender of Merida *29. A Word from Mani *12 Ahau *30. Valladolid Fights On *31. Class War *10 Ahau *32. Christian Victory *33. Christian Defeat * The Eighteenth Century *8 Ahau *34. The Final Battle for Mayapan *6 Ahau *35. Chic Kalac Rebels *36. Early History *4 Ahau *37. The War Is Over *38. End of the Long Count *2 Ahau *39. The Valladolid Calendar * The Nineteenth Century *13 Ahau *40. The Burners *41. The Word of Itzam Na *11 Ahau *42. Antonio Martinez * Appendix: The Mayan Calendar * Bibliography * Index
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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