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The gods and symbols of ancient Mexico and the Maya

an illustrated dictionary of Mesoamerican religion

by Mary Ellen Miller

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Published by Thames and Hudson in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Maya mythology -- Dictionaries.,
  • Aztec mythology -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Terms and phrases.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-214) and index.

    StatementMary Miller and Karl Taube.
    GenreDictionaries., Terms and phrases.
    ContributionsTaube, Karl A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1435.3.R3 M55 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination216 p. :
    Number of Pages216
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1752670M
    ISBN 100500050686
    LC Control Number92080338


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ed. Jeffrey Quilter and Mary Miller A Precolumbian World (Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., ). with Simon Martin Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya (London: Thames and Hudson ). with Karl Taube, The Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya: An Illustrated Dictionary of Mesoamerican Religion, (London: Thames and Hudson, ).Kʼawiil, in the Post-Classic codices corresponding to God K, is a Maya deity identified with lightning, serpents, fertility and maize.

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This is a list and descriptions of some of their most popular deities. Stay safe and healthy.