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Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Art and Archaeology Studies Series 32

The Major Gods of Ancient Yucatan

Edited by Karl A. Taube

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$18.00 • £14.95 • €16.00

ISBN 9780884022046

Publication Date: 01/01/1992


  • Acknowledgments
  • List of Figures
  • 1. Introduction
    • Primary Sources for the Study of Post-Classic Maya Gods
    • The Study of Post-Classic Maya Gods
    • The Presence of Gods in Ancient Maya Religion
    • Ancient Maya Writing and Language
  • 2. The Schellhas God List
    • Introduction
    • Gods A and A′
    • God B
    • God C
    • God D
    • God E
    • God F
    • God G
    • Gods H and CH
    • Goddess I
    • God K
    • God L
    • God M
    • God N
    • Goddess O
    • God Q
    • God R
    • God S
  • 3. Foreign Gods of Post-Classic Mexico
    • Introduction
    • Tlahuizcalpantecuhtli
    • Xipe Totec
    • Tlazolteotl
    • Huehueteotl and Xiuhtecuhtli
    • The Two-Horned God
    • The Tlaltecuhtli Earth Deity
    • Tlaloc
    • Quetzalcoatl
    • Tonatiuh
  • Conclusions
  • Table: Summary of Attributes and Associations of Deities Appearing in the Revised Schellhas God List
  • Bibliography

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