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Popol Vuh Popol Vuh, the Quich Mayan book of creation, isn t only the most important text in the native languages of the Americas, it s also an extraordinary document of the human imagination It begins with the deeds of Mayan gods in the darkness of a primeval sea ends with the radiant splendor of the Mayan lords who founded the Quich kingdom in the Guatemalan highlands Originally written in Mayan hieroglyphs, it was transcribed into the Roman alphabet in the th century This new edition of Dennis Tedlock s unabridged, widely praised translation includes new notes commentary, newly translated passages, newly deciphered hieroglyphs overnew illustrations


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10 thoughts on “Popol Vuh

  1. Lily Lily says:

    Can you really rate something like the Popol Vuh


  2. Jenny (Reading Envy) Jenny (Reading Envy) says:

    Here we will write Here we will plant the ancient word of the beginning, the origin of all that was done in the citadel of K iche , among the people of K iche nation An epic poem of creation and culture from the K iche people of what is now Guatemala, newly translated into verse by Micha


  3. Alex Alex says:

    We found a large number of books, says a conquistador, and, as they contained nothing in them which were not superstitions and lies of the devil, we burned them all, which the Maya regretted to an amazing degree and which caused them much affliction Maybe one of them was the original Popol Vuh,


  4. Balam Balam says:

    I was taking aback by the amount of bad reviews the kiddies are giving this awesome book Even as a kid myself I loved the stories and the characters It transported me to a world full of heroes, powerful lords, Kings, and princesses As an adult I could see the spirituality behind it The beauty in the s


  5. Jeremy Orbe-Smith Jeremy Orbe-Smith says:

    Allen J Christenson has given us a brilliant translation packed with very helpful notes of the Popol Vuh, the Sacred Book of the Quich Maya, the book that pertains to the mat The mat is the royal throne upon which the king gave counsel to his people, with the fibers symbolizing the interlaced community remem


  6. Tom Tom says:

    I re read this book with a writing group and still find it amazing The hero twins on the road to Xibalba It is a dark creation myth that partially follows Joseph Campbell s heroic journey, but there are corners of Mayan consciousness that remain impenetrable It presents a fascinating world laden with imagery and sy


  7. Mercurio Cadena Mercurio Cadena says:

    A very interesting cosmogony There are some common points with Christianity, such as a virgin who gets pregnant by Spirits, and the fact that men were created from mud yet, in the maya myth, this was just the first attempt from the gods to create mankind, which ended, by the way, as a failed attempt Their final creation w


  8. Stephen Kiernan Stephen Kiernan says:

    Nearly every culture has an origin story, from the Garden of Eden to the sacred rock in Lake Champlain some indigenous folk held that the world began when the Great Mother poked her finger above the surface of the waters that covered the Earth The Popul Vuh is that sort of an origin story, derived from the thousands of years old


  9. Barbara Bradley Barbara Bradley says:

    I had the good fortune of reading the Popol Vuh under the tutelage of Dennis himself, and there really is no way to describe the detail and the power of the text I highly recommend to pay special attention to every single symbol, every picture in the book no matter how small or minor because each one bears an important insight into the


  10. Justine Justine says:

    I can summarize my reading experience of this book for my world literature class in one word boring.


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