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The Maya calendar : a book of months, 400-2000 CE

Author: Weldon Lamb
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2017] ©2017
Series: Recovering languages and literacies of the Americas.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This reference work collects, defines, and relates the month names in every recorded Maya calendrical tradition, starting from their creation as hieroglyphics during the Classic period (200-900 CE) to the present day."--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Weldon Lamb
ISBN: 9780806155692 0806155698
OCLC Number: 953175858
Description: xviii, 339 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
The ancient Maya hieroglyphic calendars --
The ethnographic calendars --
The Maya month names : forms and meanings --
The Maya month initial dates --
Continuity in sound and sense --
Appendix A. Phonemes of languages relevant to Maya hieroglyphic writing --
Appendix B. Sites with affiliated languages --
Appendix C. Innovative hieroglyphic month names --
Appendix D. Stemmas --
Appendix E. Index to counterparts to stemmas --
Appendix F. Themes with traditions --
Appendix G. Zenith passage dates by culture, site, and latitude.
Series Title: Recovering languages and literacies of the Americas.
Other Titles: Book of months, 400-2000 CE
Responsibility: Weldon Lamb.

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"This reference work collects, defines, and relates the month names in every recorded Maya calendrical tradition, starting from their creation as hieroglyphics during the Classic period (200-900 CE) to the present day."--
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