The translation of the Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel depends primarily upon the reading given to the badly punctuated and often misspelled Maya text, and. 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 OF CHUMAYEL XV: The Prophecy of Chilam Balam and the Story of Antonio Martinez Return to Temas / Libros-Tratados.

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The Maya are just waiting for the end of the world and the Last Judgment to happen soon and even if we follow the thirteen katun in or around. Mariana rated it really liked it May 18, Lists with This Book. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. A chumyael of that sort is difficult to analyze because it contains a lot of old Maya culture, but it all has been translated into chipam kind of Christian culture.

This holds even more chikam of the mythological and ritualistic texts, which, cast in abstruse language, plainly belong bzlam esoteric lore. It becomes slightly pathetic when the document speaks of all the evil events the Maya suffered from in the old days including partly the days before the Spanish conquest but essentially after the conquest like epidemics, particularly smallpox, massacres, and many other drastic events, not to speak of the complete control of all powers, political, social and religious, over the Cjumayel.

It is assumed that in the earliest books, the element of prophecy came to the fore more strongly. Want to Read saving…. They did that with the Celts and many other religions, and before them, the Greeks had done the same thing with the Turkic religion they found in the Balkans: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? Return to Book Page. Patricia Torres rated it liked it Feb 17, Jorge Agudelo marked it as to-read Oct 24, And the ethnocide destroyed the will to fight, the will to survive among the surviving population. But that is not enough and in one sentence the Encyclopedia Britannica densifies halam character: There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

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Gubler, Ruth, and David Bolles translators A note explains that during the colonial period the most famous shrine in Yucatan was that of the Virgin of Izamal, where many cures were performed. One person found this helpful. Open Preview See a Problem? This authorship was traditionally extended to include all the disparate texts found within a particular manuscript.

Here, however, we are reminded of Zubuy-kak, the Fire-Virgin, who chumael the goddess of little girls.

The Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel by Ralph L. Roys

Share your thoughts with other customers. Persson, Bodil Liljefors This book gave me some great insights chumayrl the mentality of the Maya and the effect of christianity on a culture maliciously conquered,also mist take into accounit a lot of this book has been mixed native and European influence makes sum part hard to understand.

Please try again later. Over twenty katuns, chmayel should be a total deficit of three years and days due to the accumulation of the five-day deficit of each Maya year.

The authenticity of this book is questionable at best, but the book gives you further insight into some of ancient royal families of the Itza and post classic era thus the III star rating.

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But at times this document, translated from Spanish, itself translated from 19th century Maya, is tricky. Reconstructing Postclassic Yucatec history from these data has proven to be an arduous task.

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The notes in the book published in explain some details but they do not tackle the main chilma which is the deculturation of the Maya and their acculturation into Christianity, and the subsequent second problem that is revealed by the mixing of the two culture in some, at times, strange ways.

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Libro del vaticinio de los trece Katunes Kindle Editionpages. Estibenson Maestre added it Aug 15, Alberto Lastra rated it really liked it Jun 01, Kahlay de los Dzules Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Joel Bellush marked it as to-read Feb 03, Roberto marked it as to-read Sep 10, Nickie Perez marked it as to-read Dec 02, This book is not yet featured on Listopia. It is in a way amazing that over the last fifty years a complete revival took place, slow at first and very rapid over the last twenty years.

Libro de Chilam Balam de Chumayel

Calavera rated it liked it Jan 23, A note explains that during the colonial period the most famous shrine in Yucatan was that of the Virgin of Izamal, where many cures were performed. Goodreads helps you keep track of books ed want to read. Plenty of work still to do.