Reading the Maya Glyphs / Edition 2

Reading the Maya Glyphs / Edition 2

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by Michael D. Coe, Mark Van Stone
     
 

The breaking of the Maya code has completely changed our knowledge of this ancient civilization, and has revealed the Maya people's long and vivid history.See more details below

Overview

The breaking of the Maya code has completely changed our knowledge of this ancient civilization, and has revealed the Maya people's long and vivid history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500285534
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
06/15/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1The cultural background of Maya writing11
2The nature of the Maya script17
3Time and the calendar37
4Royal lives and royal rituals59
5Places and polities68
6Dynastic names and titles74
7Relationships86
8Warfare89
9Scribes and artists94
10Ceramic texts98
11The supernatural world108
12The inanimate and animate worlds123

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