Chronicle of the Maya Kings and Queens: Deciphering the Dynasties of the Ancient Maya / Edition 2

Chronicle of the Maya Kings and Queens: Deciphering the Dynasties of the Ancient Maya / Edition 2

by Simon Martin, Nikolai Grube
     
 

"The ideal reference on Maya archaeology."—Science NewsSee more details below

Overview

"The ideal reference on Maya archaeology."—Science News

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500287262
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
04/28/2008
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
240
Sales rank:
493,757
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Preface: Discovering the Maya Past     6
Introduction     8
Maya History - The Major Periods     8
Map     10
Maya Writing and Calendars     11
The Royal Culture of the Maya     14
Classic Maya Politics     17
Comparative Timelines     22
Tikal     24
Dos Pilas     54
Naranjo     68
Caracol     84
Calakmul     100
Yaxchilan     116
Piedras Negras     138
Palenque     154
Tonina     176
Copan     190
Quirigua     214
Epilogue: Fall of the Sacred Kings     226
Notes and Bibliography     231
Acknowledgments and Illustration Credits     237
Index     238

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