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Author Miller, Mary Ellen.

Uniform Title Gods and symbols of ancient Mexico and the Maya
Title An illustrated dictionary of the gods and symbols of ancient Mexico and the Maya / Mary Miller and Karl Taube.

Imprint New York : Thames and Hudson, 1997.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection J Schick  299.792 M616g 1997    ---  Lib Use Only
Edition 1st pbk. ed.
Description 216 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
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Note Originally published: The gods and symbols of ancient Mexico and the Maya. London : Thames & Hudson, 1993.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-214).
Summary "The myths and beliefs of the great Precolumbian civilizations of Mesoamerica have baffled and fascinated outsiders ever since the Spanish Conquest. Yet, until now, no single-volume introduction has existed to act as a guide to this labyrinthine symbolic world. In 'The gods and symbols of ancient Mexico and the Maya nearly 300 entries...describe the main gods and symboles of the Olmecs, Zapotecs, Maya, Teotihuacanos, Mixtecs, Toltecs and Aztecs. Topics range from jaguar and jester gods to reptile eye and rubber, from creation accounts of Mesoamerican history and relition, while a substantial bibliographical survey directs the reader to original sources and recent discussions. Dictionary entries are illustrated with photogrpahs and commissioned line drawings...."
Subject Mayas -- Religion -- Dictionaries.
Maya mythology -- Dictionaries.
Aztecs -- Religion -- Dictionaries.
Aztec mythology -- Dictionaries.
English language -- Dictionaries.
Aztec mythology. (OCoLC)fst00824710
Aztecs -- Religion. (OCoLC)fst00824753
English language. (OCoLC)fst00910920
Maya mythology. (OCoLC)fst01012734
Mayas -- Religion. (OCoLC)fst01012826
Genre/Form Dictionaries. (OCoLC)fst01423826
Added Author Taube, Karl A.
ISBN 0500279284
9780500279281
Standard No. NZ1 13961448
YDXCP 1382295
AU@ 000056521139

 
    
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