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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: History
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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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