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The Book of the People: Popol Vuh

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"The Popol Vuh (K'iche' for "Council Book" or "Book of the Community"; Popol Wuj in modern spelling; IPA: [popol wux]) is a book written in the Classical Quiche language containing mythological narratives and a genealogy of the rulers of the Post-Classic Quiche Maya kingdom of highland Guatemala.

The book contains a creation myth followed by mythological stories of two Hero
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Paperback, 262 pages
Published 2008 by Forgotten Books
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Gaby
Sep 26, 2015 Gaby rated it really liked it
Took a star off in terms of translation/consistency issues. I recommend searching for a better translation. Otherwise, a good introduction into Mayan mythology for those who are just starting out.
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Mar 06, 2010 Ernie Dawson rated it really liked it
Probably not a book for the average reader unless, of course, you're interested in the ancient Maya.
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