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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An Encounter of Two Worlds: Yucazteca De is currently reading it Oct 27, As a result of these factors, the quality of existing translations varies greatly.

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Cambridge Latin American studies, no. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Two katuns are dated as starting in and after these two katuns, we jump to In fact, the cultural resistance we see in this document seems to prove that some desire to survive was still at work in the 19th century, even though some worse periods of ethnocide and segregation was still to come, particularly in the 20th century.

Eduardo De Jesus Perez marked it as to-read Aug 17, University Press of Colorado. Gubler, Ruth, and David Bolles translators For example, page 88 we have: The final note is the bala, that this prophetic part contains mistakes and for example jump from the fifth katun to the seventh katun, skipping the sixth katun, and later after the eighth katun one katun is not ranked in the series property, enabling to have thirteen katuns at chilan end but with three chilm badly numbered and ranked in the middle.


Arno Mosikyan marked it as to-read Jul 04, Libro de los antiguos dioses 6. The Book of Chilam Balam of Na. Nickie Perez marked it as to-read Dec 02, Alberto Lastra rated it really liked it Jun 01, libo About Antonio Mediz Bolio.

Monica marked it as to-read Sep 11, The deculturation was bala and the acculturation was supposed to be complete, and yet many elements survived either because they were tolerated and integrated into the Christian religion, or because they were kept in spite of all.

This kindle edition is very well formatted with more then 50 illustrations, active footnotes and active toc. The Maya are chu,ayel waiting for the end of the world and the Last Judgment to happen soon and even if we follow the thirteen katun in or around.

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Books by Antonio Mediz Bolio. Libro del mes El libro de los enigmas Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures Vol. The world has been turned into a vast valley of tears and the only aim balan to reach the end of it as predicted by the running of the katuns.

To ask other readers questions about Libro de Chilam Balam de Chumayelplease sign up. Both language and content show that parts of the books date back to the time of the Spanish conquest of the Yucatec kingdoms — No trivia or quizzes yet. Brenda Villalobos marked it as to-read Jan 06, Written in the Yucatec Maya language and using the Latin alphabet, the manuscripts are attributed to a legendary author called Chilam Balam, a chilam being a priest who gives prophecies and balam a common surname meaning ‘ Jaguar ‘.


Mariana rated it really liked it May 18, The second katun should be Donna Anoskey marked it as to-read Aug 07, Whereas the medical texts are quite matter-of-factual, the historical and astrological texts belong to esoteric lore. It is assumed that in the earliest books, the element of prophecy came to the fore more strongly.

We have to understand that the old Maya glyphs only became really decipherable in the s and s. Kael rated it it was amazing Oct 20, Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Bonner Amerikanistische Studien, Camelia40 marked it as to-read Aug 11, An excellent overview and discussion of the syncretism involved is to be found in the introduction to the Bricker and Miram edition of the Book of Chilam Balam of Kaua.

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He is stated here, after the Christianization of the Maya, as the fundamental god, the creator of the world. Lists with This Book. La rueda de los Katunes Reconstructing Postclassic Yucatec history from these data has proven to be an arduous task.