THE BOOK OF CHILAM BALAM OF CHUMAYEL XV: The Prophecy of Chilam Balam and the Story of Antonio Martinez Return to Temas / Libros-Tratados. Libro de Chilam Balam de Chumayel has 21 ratings and 2 reviews. Silvio said: Compilación histórica y religiosa de los mayas del Yucatán colonial. No lo e. The Book of Chilam Balam, Roys, tr. at

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The Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel

The outcome of the translation process is sometimes heavily influenced by external assumptions about the texts’ purpose. Books by Ralph L.

Joel Bellush marked it as to-read Feb 03, Karen marked it as to-read Apr 07, Views Read Edit View history. A document of that sort balwm difficult to analyze because it contains a lot of old Maya culture, but it all has been translated into some kind of Christian culture. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.


The following is an overview of the sorts of texts—partly of Mesoamerican, and partly of Spanish derivation—found in the Chilam Balam books. We have to understand that the old Maya glyphs only became balan decipherable in the s and s.

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The Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel

Here, however, we are reminded of Zubuy-kak, the Fire-Virgin, who was the goddess of little girls. This page was last edited on 30 Julyat No trivia or quizzes yet. Heaven Born Merida and Its Destiny: Whereas the medical texts are quite matter-of-factual, the historical and astrological texts belong to esoteric lore. Calavera rated it liked it Jan 23, Libro de los antiguos dioses 6.

The Chilam Balam texts treat chiefly of history both pre-Spanish and colonialcalendrics, astrology and herbal medicine. As a result of these factors, the quality of existing translations varies greatly.


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That means there is a lot of work to do if we want to really enter this document. Open Preview See a Problem? Fire shall be kindled with a fire-drill as a sign of the Maya Virgin.

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Written in the Yucatec Maya language in European scriptthe manuscripts stem from the 18th and 19th centuries, although many of the texts that found their way into these books date back to the time of the Spanish conquest. Donna Anoskey marked it as to-read Aug 07, Mariana rated it chumayell liked it May 18,

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