Star Gods of the Maya

Star Gods of the Maya

Astronomy in Art, Folklore, and Calendars

Book - 1999
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This text begins with an discussion of modern Maya beliefs about atronomy introduces. Subsequent chapters are devoted to Precolumbian astronomical imagery. The author delves into may aspects of the Maya astronomical images including gods and their associated glyphs, astronomical almanacs in the Maya codies, and changes in the imagery of the heavens over time. This investigation yields data and a synthesis of inofrmation about the specific atronomical events and cycles recorded in Maya art and architecture.
Publisher: Austin :, University of Texas Press,, 1999.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780292752252
0292752253
9780292752269
0292752261
Branch Call Number: 520.972 Mi
Characteristics: viii, 348 pages : illustrations, map ; 29 cm.

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