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This now lost manuscript was copied at the end of the seventeenth century by Father Francisco Ximenez, then parish priest of the village of Santo Tomas Chichicastenango in the highlands of Guatemala, today the most celebrated and best-known Indian town in all of Central America. The mythology, traditions, cosmogony, and history of the Quiche Maya, including the chronology of their kings down to , are related in simple yet literary style by the Indian chronicler. And Adrian Recinos has made a valuable contribution to the understanding and enjoyment of the document through his thorough going introduction and his identification of places and people in the footnotes. Please sign in to write a review. If you have changed your email address then contact us and we will update your details.

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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Vine Deloria. Kingsley M. Edwin R. Adrian Recinos. Frank G. Jack Utter. Larry J. John E. Thomas C. Roger L. David Edmunds. William N. James W. John Holiday. Martha Royce Blaine.

Angie Debo. Helen Hornbeck Tanner. Arrell M. Blue Clark. Royal B. Home Contact us Help Free delivery worldwide. Free delivery worldwide. Bestselling Series. Harry Potter. Popular Features. Home Learning. Description This is the first complete version in English of the ""Book of the People"" of the Quiche Maya, the most powerful nation of the Guatemalan highlands in pre-Conquest times and a branch of the ancient Maya, whose remarkable civilization in pre-Columbian America is in many ways comparable to the ancient civilizations of the Mediterranean.

Generally regarded as America's oldest book, the Popol Vuh, in fact, corresponds to our Christian Bible, and it is, moreover, the most important of the five pieces of the great library treasures of the Maya that survived the Spanish Conquest. This now lost manuscript was copied at the end of the seventeenth century by Father Francisco Ximenez, then parish priest of the village of Santo Tomas Chichicastenango in the highlands of Guatemala, today the most celebrated and best-known Indian town in all of Central America.

The mythology, traditions, cosmogony, and history of the Quiche Maya, including the chronology of their kings down to , are related in simple yet literary style by the Indian chronicler. And Adrian Recinos has made a valuable contribution to the understanding and enjoyment of the document through his thorough going introduction and his identification of places and people in the footnotes. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x 18mm Other books in this series.

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The Fox Wars R. A Nation of Statesmen James W. A Navajo Legacy John Holiday. The Kickapoos Arrell M. Indian Tribes of Oklahoma Blue Clark. The Sioux Royal B. About Adrian Recinos Adri n Recinos-who made a new Spanish translation from the original Xim'nez manuscript in Quiche after he had discovered differences, omissions, and changes in the text published by Brasseur de Bourbourg in ? For sixteen years 44 , minister and ambassador to the United States from his native Guatemala, he received the honorary degree of Doctor of Laws from George Washington University in Now retired, he lives in Guatemala City, where he pursues his linguistic and archaeological avocations.

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Adrián Recinos

Recinos was a great student of national history, mainly of the Maya civilization and the ancient history of the K'iche' and Kaqchikel people. It was he who made the first edition in Spanish of the Popol Vuh , based on his translation of the manuscript found in the Newberry Library , Chicago , the United States. He also published his translations of other ancient Mayan manuscripts, including the Anales de los Cakchiqueles. Recinos obtained his bachelor's degree of Sciences and Letters in , and graduated from the School of Law in Guatemala in From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Antigua Guatemala. Guatemala City.

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Recinos, Adrián 1886-1962

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