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Maya rulers of time

a study of architectural sculpture at Tikal, Guatemala = Los soberanos mayas del tiempo : un estudio de la escultura arquitectónica de Tikal, Guatemala

by Miller, Arthur G.

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Published by University Museum in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tikal Site (Guatemala),
  • Guatemala
    • Subjects:
    • Maya architecture.,
    • Mayas -- Antiquities.,
    • Tikal Site (Guatemala),
    • Guatemala -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSoberanos mayas del tiempo.
      StatementArthur G. Miller.
      ContributionsUniversity of Pennsylvania. University Museum., Jay I. Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKislak accession no: 1993.132.00.0216, F1435.3.A6 M6518 1986
      The Physical Object
      Pagination96 p. :
      Number of Pages96
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2714087M
      ISBN 100934718792
      LC Control Number86007010

      The Maya people are explored in terms of agriculture, religion, rulers, cities, and trade in this fascinating book illustrated with colorful photographs. Teachers. Teachers Home Lessons and Ideas Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities.   Updated Febru Palenque is a Maya civilizationsite located in the state of Chiapas, in Mexico. Occupied between about CE , Palenque's heyday was under Pakal the Great [ruled CE ], one of the most powerful kings of central America in Late Classic times.

      Right up to the end of the Postclassic period, Maya kings led as war captains. Maya inscriptions from the Classic show that a defeated king could be captured, tortured, and sacrificed.[] The Spanish recorded that Maya leaders kept track of troop movements in painted books.[]. The Maya believed that their king was given the right to rule by the gods. They believed that the king worked as an intermediary between the people and the gods. The leaders of the Maya were called the "halach uinic" or "ahaw", meaning "lord" or "ruler". There were also powerful councils of leaders .

      ago the Maya were the most literate people in the Americas, preserving their history and culture with a sophisticated hieroglyphic script in hundreds of folded screen books. The Spanish conquest in the early sixteenth century was a devastating blow to Maya literacy in Mexico and Guatemala.   For the best first hand account and only primary source you need to read: Bartolome De Las Casas "A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies" He was literally there during the conquest and both observed and lived with the Maya while the.


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Water and Ritual: The Rise and Fall of Classic Maya Rulers. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. ISBN OCLC Tiesler, Vera and Andrea Cucina (). Janaabʼ Pakal of Palenque: Reconstructing the Life and Death of a Maya Ruler. Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press. ISBN OCLC   In Maya Political Science: Time, Astronomy, and the Cosmos, Prudence M.

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