Legacy of the Jaguar Prophet
An Exploration of Yucatec Maya Religion & Historiography

By Bodil Liljefors Persson
December 2000
Lund University / Almqvist & Wiksell International
ISBN: 91-22-01873-5
320 Pages, Illustrated
$66.00 Paper Original

(Ph.D. Dissertation) . Recent interpretations of Maya hieroglyphs reveal the Pre-Columbia Maya elite documented their history, including ritual and mythological events in inscriptions and iconography about 2,000 years ago. This study deals with the Yucatec Maya manuscripts as they relate to the religion and historiography of Yucatec Maya religion.

Religious history
Lund Studies in History of Religions, Volume 10

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