Popul vuh : sacred book of the ancient Maya / Allen J. Christenson, translator & editor. - 2007. - 1 computer disc : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. +

Title from disc label. "Electronic library."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Provides the user with a fully-searchable electronic tool, including high-resolution scans of the oldest known manuscript of the Popol Vuh text, to study the ancient Maya culture from the highlands of Guatemala. Contains images of the Newberry Library Popol Vuh manuscript (Ayer Ms 1515); introductory essays on the text's origin, history, authorship, and poetics; the original sixteenth-century text and modern Maya orthographies; English and Spanish translations with extensive notes and commentary; images of the ancient Maya art, flora, fauna, geography, ceremonies, and contemporary Maya. Features a comprehensive electronic database of cross-linked texts, images, and audio files related to the Popol Vuh text read by a native Maya speaker, and a guide to pronunciation of Maya words.


System requirements: IBM-compatible PC; Windows 2000, XP; CD-ROM drive.


English, Spanish, and Quiché.

0292716834 9780292716834

2007566077


Popol vuh.


Quiché Indians--Religion.
Quiché mythology.


Guatemala--Antiquities.

F1465.P8

299.7