Popol Vuh: The Definitive Edition of The Mayan Book of The Dawn of Life and The Glories of Gods and Kings

By: Tedlock, Dennis

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"Popol Vuh, " the Quiche Mayan book of creation, is not only the most important text in the native languages of the Americas, it is also an extraordinary document of the human imagination. It begins with the deeds of Mayan gods in the darkness of a primeval sea and ends with the radiant splendor of the Mayan lords who founded the Quiche kingdom in the Guatemalan highlands. Originally written in Mayan hieroglyphs, it was transcribed into the Roman alphabet in the sixteenth century.
This new edition of Dennis Tedlock's unabridged, widely praised translation includes new notes and commentary, newly translated passages, newly deciphered hieroglyphs, and over forty new illustrations.

Product Name: Popol Vuh: The Definitive Edition of The Mayan Book of The Dawn of Life and The Glories of Gods and Kings

Author Name: Tedlock, Dennis

Categories: Mythology/Folklore, Cosmology,

Edition: Revised

Publisher: Touchstone: 1996

ISBN Number: 0684818450

ISBN Number 13: 9780684818450

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Trade Paper

Seller ID: 045818

Description: 388pp

Keywords: MAYAN CIVILIZATION MYTHOLOGY FOLKLORE ANTHROPOLOGY QUICHE COSMOLOGY,