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An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya



9780500279281 197x300

Author: Mary Miller

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd

Publish Date: 17 Apr 1997

ISBN-13: 9780500279281

Pages: 304

File Type: PDF

Language: English

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Preface

Nearly 300 entries, from accession to yoke, describe the main gods and symbols of the Aztecs, Olmecs, Zapotecs, Maya, Teotihuacanos, Mixtects and Toltecs.

Introductory essays provide succinct accounts of Mesoamerican history and religion.

This authoritative work is a standard reference for students, scholars and travellers.
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Table of Contents

‘A unique compendium of terms and their explanations…the erudition here is unmatched’ – Science ‘Well-written and comprehensive…the book has not left my desk’ – Latin American Antiquity
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