Contact Us Need Help? Call us 1800-987-323
Explore Departments
  Free shipping Australia wide

Popol Vuh: The Definitive Edition of the Mayan Book of the Dawn of Life and the Glories of

  • Paperback
Popol Vuh, the Quiche Mayan book of creation, is not only the most important text in the native languages of the Americas, it is also an extraordinary document of the human imagination. It begins with the deeds of Mayan gods in the darkness of a primeval sea and ends with the radiant splendor of the Mayan lords who founded the Quiche kingdom in the Guatemalan highlands. Originally written in Mayan hieroglyphs, it was transcribed into the Roman alphabet in the sixteenth century. This new edition of Dennis Tedlock's unabridged, widely praised translation includes new notes and commentary, newly translated passages, newly deciphered hieroglyphs, and over forty new illustrations.
Popol Vuh: The Definitive Edition of the Mayan Book of the Dawn of Life and the Glories of
$27.73 + free shipping
Ships from USA
Expected delivery Dec 19 – Dec 23
"Popol Vuh, " the Quiche Mayan book of creation, is not only the most important text in the native languages of the Americas, it is also an extraordinary document of the human imagination. It begins with the deeds of Mayan gods in the darkness of a primeval sea and ends with the radiant splendor of the Mayan lords who founded the Quiche kingdom in the Guatemalan highlands. Originally written in Mayan hieroglyphs, it was transcribed into the Roman alphabet in the sixteenth century.

This new edition of Dennis Tedlock's unabridged, widely praised translation includes new notes and commentary, newly translated passages, newly deciphered hieroglyphs, and over forty new illustrations.
Dennis Tedlock is McNulty Professor of English and Research Professor of Anthropology and Barbara Tedlock is Professor of Anthropology at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
Vine Deloria, Jr. author of Custer Died for Your Sins Tedlock's translation is sensitive, precise, and illuminating. It will greatly help the Popol Vuh achieve its rightful place as a masterpiece of religious writing, familiar to all those who seek a message that transcends ordinary concerns.
Author
Dennis Tedlock
Short Title
POPOL VUH REV/E
Publisher
Touchstone Books
Edition Description
Revised
Language
English
ISBN-10
0684818450
ISBN-13
9780684818450
Media
Book
Format
Paperback
DEWEY
299.784
Illustrations
Yes
Year
1996
Publication Date
1996-01-31
Edition
2nd
Imprint
Simon & Schuster Ltd
Place of Publication
London
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Birth
1939
Residence
NY, US
Pages
384
FREE DELIVERY

Delivery is free to any Australian address. No matter where your item is going.

SECURE PAYMENT

We use 100% PCI DSS compliant payment services. That means your payment information is always protected, and never gets seen by anyone.

30 DAY RETURN POLICY

Return any item within 30 days of delivery. It doesn’t matter why you want to return your item, you can free of charge!