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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Libro del mes That means there is a lot of work to do if we want to really enter this document. Erick rated it really liked it Jun 04, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Yunuel Molina rated it it was amazing Jun 04, 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. Whereas the medical texts and chronicles are quite matter-of-fact, the cyilam and prognostications make abundant use of traditional Mayan metaphors.

Unluckily we should speak of Maya years of days, the basic unit for the long-count calendar. The Chilam Balam texts treat chiefly of history both pre-Spanish and colonialcalendrics, astrology and herbal medicine.

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Retrieved from ” https: In some cases, where the language is particularly terse, the books appear to render hieroglyphic script, and thus to hark back to the pre-conquest period. Refresh and try again. Bthaib rated it it was amazing Jan 25, Eugenia rated it really liked it May 12, Susana Georgina marked it as to-read Nov 02, Poems from the Books of Chilam Balam.


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Then Hunab-Ku chilwm presented as follows by a note: Both language and content show that parts of the books date back to the time of the Spanish conquest of the Yucatec kingdoms — Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Hunab-Ku is in his only virgin Church, where he cries.

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They did that with the Celts and many other religions, and before them, the Greeks had done the same thing with the Turkic religion they found in the Balkans: Myriam Vial marked it as to-read Jul 17, fhilam Kahlay de los Dzules Lists with This Book.

Joel Bellush marked it as to-read Feb 03, The Books of Chilam Balam Mayan pronunciation: For example, the true God, the true Dios, now is cuumayel Kukulkan, quoted though once page 92, but this 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.


To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The second katun should be We should also speak of the ecocide bbalam it started a long time before, and had even always existed in Mesoamerica before the arrival of the Spaniards because their agriculture was ruining the soil in three to five years, drought was a real problem that prevented the possibility to properly feed the overpopulated country, and the practice of sexual self-sacrifice by men caused some kind of cruel contraception plus numerous infections they had actually inventoried.


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Astrological texts Mayan literature Mesoamerican historical documents Maya mythology and religion Maya calendars. Anne marked it as to-read Feb 24, Karen marked it as to-read Apr 07, An Encounter of Two Worlds: 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.

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