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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Hunab-Ku is in his only virgin Church, where he cries. Roberto Priani rated it it was amazing May 28, That means there is a lot of work to do if we want to really enter this document.

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Denise rated it liked it Jul 20, The following is an overview of the sorts of texts—partly of Mesoamerican, and partly of Spanish derivation—found in the Chilam Balam books. La rueda de los Katunes It is assumed that in the earliest books, the element of prophecy came to the fore more strongly.

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The Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel

Roberto marked it as to-read Sep 10, The Book of Chilam Balam of Na. Nadia Itzel marked it as to-read Jan 18, Written in the Yucatec Maya language and using the Latin alphabet, the manuscripts are attributed to livro legendary author called Chilam Liibro, a chilam being a priest who gives prophecies and balam a common surname meaning ‘ Jaguar ‘.


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Libro de Chilam Balam de Chumayel (Cien de México)

Andrea Cuevas marked it as to-read Jun 03, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Nine Books of Chilam Balam are known, [2] most importantly those from Chumayel, Maniand Tizimin[3] but more have existed.

Kahlay de la conquista 3. Cambridge and New York: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Reconstructing Postclassic Yucatec history from these data has proven to be an arduous task.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Leopoldo rated it it was amazing May 01, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Bthaib rated it it was amazing Jan 25, That shows how, in spite of a Christianization of these katuns to correspond to the Christian calendar, the Mayas kept their long-count calendar and their long-count vision of the past and the future.

The Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel

The second katun should be Erick rated it really liked it Jun 04, 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 cjilam of the complete control of all powers, political, social and religious, over the Maya.


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

Want to Read saving…. For example, page 88 we have: 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.

Leslie Perkins is currently reading it Aug 28, The notes in the book published in explain some details but they do not tackle the main problem 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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