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The Maya world of communicating objects

Miguel Angel Astor-Aguilera

The Maya world of communicating objects

quadripartite crosses, trees, and stones

by Miguel Angel Astor-Aguilera

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Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMiguel Angel Astor-Aguilera
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF1435.3.R3 A84 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24524745M
ISBN 109780826347633
LC Control Number2010033755
OCLC/WorldCa656158829

Maya, (Sanskrit: “magic” or “illusion”) a fundamental concept in Hindu philosophy, notably in the Advaita (Nondualist) school of originally denoted the magic power with which a god can make human beings believe in what turns out to be an extension, it later came to mean the powerful force that creates the cosmic illusion that the phenomenal world is real.   (CNN)An ancient Maya document, long dismissed as a fake, is not only the real thing, but it's the oldest-known book in the Americas. Researchers believe the Grolier codex dates back to the early. -Miguel Astor-Aguilera: "The Maya World of Communicating Objects, University of New Mexico Press, John D. Early: "The Maya and Catholicism", University of Florida Press, Nelson A. Reed: "The Caste War of the Yucatan", , (This is the classic book on the Caste War and an easy read).


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Whereas sacred objects used in Christian rituals are treated with deifying awe, objects such as Mayan crosses can The Maya world of communicating objects book recycled, bartered with, communicated with, manipulated, disregarded, or destroyed—the apparent equivalent of extorting or defacing a.

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[Miguel Angel Astor-Aguilera] -- Astor-Aguilera argues that the western concept of religion and religious objects is not the framework for. Chapter 3 Postclassic and Colonial Mesoamerican World Views and Mayan Communicating Objects Chapter 4 Close Encounters with Maya and Roman Catholic Crosses Chapter 5 Pigs for the Sun and a Mayan Communicating Stela Chapter 6 Communicating Bundles and the Ancestors: Historically Traditional Maya Cosmologies Price: $ The Maya world of communicating objects: quadripartite crosses, trees, and stones / Miguel Angel Astor-Aguilera.

Format Book Published Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, c Description xix, p.: ill. ; 24 cm. Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Subject headings.

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Maya codices (singular codex) are folding books written by the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in Maya hieroglyphic script on Mesoamerican bark folding books are the products of professional scribes working under the patronage of deities such as the Tonsured Maize God and the Howler Monkey of the codices were destroyed by conquistadors and Catholic.

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