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|Description:||xviii, 339 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.|
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|
"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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