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Re-Creating Primordial Time - a book by Vail, Gabrielle

Re-Creating Primordial Time

Foundation Rituals and Mythology in the Postclassic Maya Codices

Re-Creating Primordial Time( )
Author: Vail, Gabrielle
Hernández, Christine
ISBN:978-1-60732-221-4
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:University Press of Colorado
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $68.00
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Re-Creating Primordial Time offers a new perspective on the Maya codices, documenting the extensive use of creation mythology and foundational rituals in the hieroglyphic texts and iconography of these important manuscripts. Focusing on both pre-Columbian codices and early colonial creation accounts, Vail and Hern#65533;ndez show that in spite of significant cultural change during the Postclassic and Colonial periods, the mythological traditions reveal significant continuity,...
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