Author Knowlton, Timothy W
Title Maya creation myths [electronic resource] : words and worlds of the Chilam Balam / TimothyW. Knowlton
Imprint Boulder : University Press of Colorado, c2010. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2013)
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (xiv, 231 p.) : ill
Series Mesoamerican worlds : from the Olmecs to the Danzantes
Mesoamerican worlds
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-222) and index
Aspects of ancient Maya intellectual culture -- Clandestine compilations and the colonial dialogue -- Creation and apocalypse : the Katun 11 Ahau myth -- Theogony, cosmology, and language in the ritual of the angels -- The creation of the first people and the origin of suffering -- The calendar and the catechism -- "In whatever way it is chronicled"
Description based on print version record
Subject Chilam Balam de Chumayel (Manuscript)
Creation -- Mythology
Mayas -- Religion
Maya cosmology
Maya mythology
Alt Author Project Muse