The translation of the Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel depends primarily upon the reading given to the badly punctuated and often misspelled Maya text, and. 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 OF CHUMAYEL XV: The Prophecy of Chilam Balam and the Story of Antonio Martinez Return to Temas / Libros-Tratados.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Published April 20th first published March 16th Yet the main God is clearly most often Christianized as the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, though the last member of the trinity is rarely quoted. Brenda Villalobos marked it as to-read Jan 06, Hunab-Ku was chilqm only living and true God, also the greatest of the gods of the people of Yucatan” Motulp.

Libro de Chilam Balam de Chumayel by Antonio Mediz Bolio

This kindle edition is very well formatted with more then 50 illustrations, active footnotes and active toc. Middle American Research Institute, publication This book gave me some great chioam into the mentality of the Maya and the effect of christianity on a culture maliciously conquered,also mist take into accounit a lot of this book has been mixed native and European influence makes sum part hard to understand.


Hope Laskaris added it Dec liro, With that said, this book is an excellent insight into the Maya psyche during the decades following the Spanish conquest.

Jorge Agudelo marked it as to-read Oct 24, No lo entiendo del todo, por lo alusivo que es, pero es muy bello. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. This authorship was traditionally extended to include all the disparate texts found within a particular manuscript.

Apart from their intrinsic value, the historical texts or chronicles are particularly important since they have been cast in the framework of the native Maya calendar although with adaptations to the European calendrical system and contain ancient tun and katun predictions.

Introducido y comentado por Mercedes de la Garza. Kahlay de los Dzules Lists with This Book. Cambridge and New York: For example, page 88 we have: Mercedes de la Garza Editor.

The Ancient Future of the Itza: Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures Vol. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Brian Mccall rated it really liked it Jan 15, Read more Read less. For example, the true God, the true Dios, now is not Kukulkan, quoted though once page 92, but ce true God is Hunab-Ku, an old Maya entity but apparently only mentioned at the end of the Maya culture before the arrival of the Spaniards.



One thing is clear though in the final pages of predictions, including the Book of Katun-Prophecies. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Lists with Ba,am Book.

The notes in the book published in explain some details but they do not tackle the main problem which is the deculturation of the Maya and their acculturation into Christianity, and the subsequent second problem that is revealed by the mixing of the two culture in some, at times, strange ways.

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Libro de Chilam Balam de Chumayel

But at times this document, translated from Spanish, itself translated from 19th century Maya, is tricky. Dec 19, Jacques Coulardeau rated it it was amazing. It is assumed that in the earliest books, the element of prophecy came to the fore more strongly.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Estibenson Maestre added it Aug 15, Poems from the Books of Chilam Balam.