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How to read Maya hieroglyphs

Author: John Montgomery; Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
Publisher: New York : Hippocrene Books, ©2002.
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A comprehensive introductory course in deciphering Maya heiroglyphs, offering a complete description of the writing system, presenting individual signs and their meanings, the script's grammatical structure and content, and explanations of the Maya calendrical and mathematical systems.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Montgomery, John, 1951-
How to read Maya hieroglyphs.
New York : Hippocrene Books, ©2002
(OCoLC)656813653
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Montgomery; Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
ISBN: 0781808618 9780781808613
OCLC Number: 47764291
Description: xvi, 360 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: History of decipherment --
The basics --
Introduction to the calendars : numbers, initial series, and long count --
The calendar round --
The supplementary and other series --
Period endings and distance numbers --
Phoneticism in the Maya script --
Verbs, verbal inflection, and grammatical elements --
The major events --
Names and titles --
Relationships --
Locations and objects --
Gods and supernaturals --
The primary standard sequence --
Discourse and structural analysis : putting it all together --
Advanced decipherment.
Responsibility: John Montgomery.

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A comprehensive introductory course in deciphering Maya heiroglyphs, offering a complete description of the writing system, presenting individual signs and their meanings, the script's grammatical structure and content, and explanations of the Maya calendrical and mathematical systems.

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