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The end of time : the Maya mystery of 2012

Author: Anthony F Aveni
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Internet, bookshelves, and movie theaters are full of prophecies, theories, and predictions that December 21, 2012, marks the end of the world. Award-winning astronomer and Mayan researcher Aveni explores these theories, explains their origins, and measures them objectively against evidence unearthed by Maya archaeologists, iconographers, and epigraphers.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Aveni, Anthony F.
End of time.
Boulder, Colo. : University Press of Colorado, ©2009
(DLC) 2009023097
(OCoLC)377698672
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony F Aveni
ISBN: 9781607320098 1607320096 9781457165962 1457165961 9781457165146 1457165147
OCLC Number: 558840912
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 190 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction : How Dylan got me started --
What's in store? A user's guide to 2012 Maya prophecies --
What we know about the Maya and their ideas about creation --
The calendar : jewel of the Maya crown --
The astronomy behind the current Maya creation --
What goes around : other ends of time --
Only in America --
Epilogue : Anticipation.
Other Titles: Maya mystery of 2012
Maya mystery of two thousand twelve
Responsibility: Anthony Aveni.

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The Internet, bookshelves, and movie theaters are full of prophecies, theories, and predictions that December 21, 2012, marks the end of the world. Award-winning astronomer and Mayan researcher Aveni explores these theories, explains their origins, and measures them objectively against evidence unearthed by Maya archaeologists, iconographers, and epigraphers.

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