Christenson, Allen J., 1957-

The burden of the ancients : Maya ceremonies of world renewal from the Pre-Columbian period to the present / Allen J. Christenson. - First edition. - Austin : University of Texas Press, 2016. - 1 online resource (pages cm). - JSTOR eBooks The Linda Schele series in Maya and Pre-Columbian studies . - Linda Schele series in Maya and pre-Columbian studies. .

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Pre-Columbian rituals of world renewal in Yucatan -- New year's ceremonies in the Maya highlands -- Easter and the Spanish conquest -- Post-conquest ceremonies of world renewal -- Holy Monday -- Holy Tuesday -- Holy Wednesday -- Holy Thursday -- Good Friday -- Aftermath and conclusions.

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Holy Week--Guatemala--Santiago Atitlán.
Tzutuhil Indians--Rites and ceremonies.
Tzutuhil Indians--Religion.
Mayas--Religious life and customs.
Mayas--Rites and ceremonies.