THE BOOK OF CHILAM BALAM OF CHUMAYEL XV: The Prophecy of Chilam Balam and the Story of Antonio Martinez Return to Temas / Libros-Tratados. Libro de Chilam Balam de Chumayel has 21 ratings and 2 reviews. Silvio said: Compilación histórica y religiosa de los mayas del Yucatán colonial. No lo e. The Book of Chilam Balam, Roys, tr. at

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Martha rated it really liked it May 23, To datecomplete English translations are available for the following Books of Chilam Balam:.


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Dec 19, Jacques Coulardeau rated it it was amazing. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Nov 13, Silvio Curtis rated it it was amazing. Daniel Trejo rated it liked it Oct 04, P C marked it as to-read Apr 24, Be the first to ask a question about Libro de Chilam Balam de Chumayel. Moyokoyani Armando rated it really liked it Mar 19, Andrea Cuevas marked it as to-read Jun 03, Trivia About Libro de Chilam B Kindle Editionpages.

You do not capture this dimension of ecocide that went on for two or maybe three millennia before the arrival of the Spaniards and the conquest did not simplify the problem because of the genocide. Retrieved from ” https: Denise rated it liked it Jul 20, But at times this document, translated from Spanish, itself translated from 19th century Maya, is tricky.


Written in the Yucatec Maya language in European scriptthe manuscripts stem from the 18th and 19th centuries, although many of the texts that found their way into these books date back to the time of the Spanish conquest. Erick rated it really liked it Jun 04, And the ethnocide destroyed the will to fight, the will to survive among the surviving population. El libro de los enigmas Nickie Perez marked it as to-read Dec 02, Hope Laskaris added it Dec 03, Mariana rated it really liked it May 18, The Chilam Balam texts treat chiefly of history both pre-Spanish and colonialcalendrics, astrology and herbal medicine.

This kindle edition is very well formatted with more then 50 illustrations, active footnotes and active toc. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Hailey marked it as to-read Jan 27, In fact, the cultural resistance we see in this document seems to prove that some desire to survive was still at work in the 19th century, even though some worse periods of ethnocide and segregation was still to come, particularly in the 20th century.

Laura Bonner marked it as to-read Nov 09, We should also speak of the ecocide but it started a long time before, and had even always existed in Mesoamerica before the arrival of the Spaniards because their agriculture was ruining the soil in three to five years, drought was a real problem that prevented the possibility to properly feed the overpopulated country, and the practice of sexual self-sacrifice by men caused some kind of cruel contraception plus numerous infections they had actually inventoried.


Nadia Itzel marked it as to-read Jan 18, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Refresh and try again. Libro del principio de los Itzaes 9. Reconstructing Postclassic Yucatec history from these data has proven to be an arduous task. Whereas the medical texts and chronicles are quite matter-of-fact, the riddles and prognostications make abundant use of traditional Mayan metaphors.

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