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Copan, home of the Mayan gods

Francis Robicsek

Copan, home of the Mayan gods

by Francis Robicsek

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Published by Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mayas -- Antiquities,
  • Copan, Honduras

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p.145-158.

    Statementby Francis Robicsek. Foreword by Gordon F. Ekholm. Photographs by the author.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 166 p.
    Number of Pages166
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23314126M

      Discovering and understanding this forgotten treasure. In today’s age, it is almost unthinkable to know that ancient Mayan books and texts were destroyed by Spanish conquerors as they made their devastating way through Latin America. Yet luckily, a great majority of the carvings and hieroglyphs at Copan were left undisturbed.   By , other drawings by Catherwood during his trip to Copan became available to the World in his own book. “Views of Ancient Monuments in Central America, Chiapas and Yucatan” One hundred and seventy-eight years later, I find myself standing before the same Stelae H that Catherwood drew in Copan.

    This book has been re-bound, hard-bound in tan cloth with black stamping to the spine. The binding is solid, with the original cover wrappers bound-in. HOFFMAN BOOKS, ABAA, IOBA. Copan Home of the Mayan Gods Museum of the American Indian hc. $ Shipping: + $ Shipping. Almost gone. CISA Review Questions, Answers & Explanations Seller Rating: % positive. Books shelved as maya-civilization: by Dustin Thomason, A Forest of Kings: The Untold Story of the Ancient Maya by Linda Schele, The Great Maya Dro.

      The Ancient City of Copan: The culture capital of the Mayan world. demons and death gods. In the sacred Mayan book of creation The Popol Vuh, there is a story which tells of a set of “Hero Twins”. They were subjected to a series of tests by the lords of the underworld before ascending to the celestial cosmos and rescuing their father. Copán lies within the municipality of Copán Ruinas in the department of Copán. It is situated in a fertile valley among foothills at meters (2, ft) above mean sea level. The ruins of the site core of the city are located kilometers (1 mi) from the modern village of Copán Ruinas, which is built on the site of a major complex.


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Copan Home of the Mayan Gods. Foreword by Gordon F. Ekholm. Maya) Robicsek, Francis. Copan, home of the Mayan gods. New York: Museum Copan The American Indian, Heye Foundation, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Francis Robicsek; Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.; Jay I.

Kislak Reference Collection (Library of Congress). OCLC Number: Description: xiv pages, 56 unnumbered leaves of plates: chiefly color illustrations ; 32 cm: Contents: Historical and cultural background --The Mayas at Copan --The rediscovery and restoration --Mayan architecture at Copan --The sculpture of Copan --The great plaza --The central court --The ball game and the ball court --The court of the.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Copan: Home of the Mayan Gods at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5. The Copan lectures: a transcript of the lectures of Linda Schele at the 13th Maya Hieroglyphic Workshop at Texas, March/ by: Schele, Linda.

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by Francis Robicsek | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 1. Hardcover More Buying Choices $ (21 used offers) Paperback More Buying. Click on the article title to read : John M. Longyear. Name list of Deities playing a role in the Classic (– CE), Post-Classic (– CE) and Contact Period (–) Maya names are mainly taken from the Books of Chilam Balam, Lacandon ethnography, the Madrid Codex, the work of Diego de Landa, and the Popol ing on the source, most names are either Yucatec or g: Copan.

Copán, called Xukpi by its residents, rises out of the mist of western Honduras, in a pocket of alluvial soil amid rugged topography. It is arguably one of the most important royal sites of the Maya civilization.

Occupied between AD andCopán covers over 50 acres of temples, altars, stelae, ball courts. Copan, home of the Mayan gods.

New York: Museum of The American Indian, Heye Foundation. MLA Citation. Robicsek, Francis. and Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation.

Copan, home of the Mayan gods / Francis Robicsek Museum of The American Indian, Heye Foundation New York Australian/Harvard Citation. Robicsek, Francis. Maya codices (singular codex) are folding books written by the pre-Columbian Maya civilization in Maya hieroglyphic script on Mesoamerican bark paper.

The folding books are the products of professional scribes working under the patronage of deities such as the Tonsured Maize God and the Howler Monkey g: Copan.

Books shelved as mayan-mythology: Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia, The Storm Runner by J.C. Cervantes, The Fire Keeper by J.C. Cervantes, Missing: Copan. The burial was accompanied by offerings of 44 ceramic vessels, jaguar pelts, spondylus shells, 10 paintpots and one or more hieroglyphic books, now decayed.

There were also 12 ceramic incense burners with lids modeled into human figurines, thought to represent Smoke Imix and his 11 dynastic nates: 14°50′24″N 89°8′24″W. "Scribes" is a very good and highly illustrated book about the Mayan presence at Copán, perhaps the greatest Mayan city in terms of art and architecture.

Fash's prose is well-written and lucid, though at times a little dry and academic, perhaps making some folks wish for the bouncy style offered by some magazines/5(7). Start studying ACA 6th Grade History Chapter Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.

Country that is the home of the ancient Mayan city, Copan. location of Copan, a partially reconstructed ancient Mayan city.

The combined images tell us that Smoke Shell is a descendant of the royal lineage of Copan and takes the role of the Maize God by planting this stone (stela) at the beginning of time (now).

W Altar N The altar to Stela N continues the zoomorphic theme that began with Altar M, five years earlier. Cities of Stone: The Classic Maya, A.D. The Classic Period, which began around A.D.

was the golden age of the Maya Empire. Classic Maya civilization grew to some 40 cities Missing: Copan. Copán (in modern Honduras) is located on the floodplain of the river of the same name. It was the most southerly of the Classic Maya centres and, at an altitude of metres, the highest.

Copán reached the height of its power in the 8th century CE when it boas inhabitants. An artificial platform, built to a height of over 30 metres. COPAN-Copan, Honduras DESCRIPTION Copan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was one of the premier ancient Maya kingdoms, and lies on the southeastern frontier of the Maya area.

The artistic expression achieved in its rendering of sculptured stelae in the Classic Period ( A.D.) is unsurpassed anywhere in the Americas. A Mayan Mystery. For our travels to Honduras, specifically to Copan, an apt site to visit in when the Mayan Calendar indicates for some that this may be the final year (do we recall the panic of Y2K?), it was somewhat difficult to find novels set in the locale.The Popol Nah, which means "Community House" in Mayan, is where the ruler of Copán would gather with his court and principal advisors to make important decisions affecting the state.

It was built by the fourteenth ruler, K'ak' Joplaj Chan K'awil in the year CE. Council houses are still in use among the Maya people today.