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Popul vuh : sacred book of the ancient Maya / Allen J. Christenson, translator & editor.

Contributor(s): Christenson, Allen J, 1957- [translator,, editor.] | Center for the Preservation of Ancient Religious Texts [publisher.].
Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher: 2007Description: 1 computer disc : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. +.Content type: computer program Media type: computer Carrier type: computer discISBN: 0292716834; 9780292716834.Uniform titles: Popol vuh. English. Subject(s): Popol vuh | Quiché Indians -- Religion | Quiché mythology | Guatemala -- AntiquitiesDDC classification: 299.7 LOC classification: F1465.P8Summary: 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.
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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.

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