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Maya Calendar by The Maya World Studies
Center (Centro de Estudios del Mundo Maya)), in Yucatan, Mexico,
is an exclusive document whose graphically enriched text presents
valuable information about the calendars used by the Maya in a
way anyone can understand.
The Maya Stela
made). The Maya commemorated
important events by building stone stelae. These always had the
date and described the occasion with Maya glyphs and numbers.
custom Maya Stela made by the Maya World Studies Center is a print
that follows that tradition. The stela is printed in full color
on letter size, gloss finish, quality stock. The
stela shows with the corresponding Maya glyphs and numbers the
date you wish to commemorate according to several Maya Calendars.
published by the Maya
World Studies Center,
is a trilingual vocabulary and not a dictionary. The book's objective
is to facilitate the knowledge of equivalent words in three languages
and is useful to tourists, merchants, students and scholars that
require this information. The book contains a selection of 5,300
most useful words in Maya with their most common meaning in English
and Spanish. To facilitate rapid consultation, the words are indexed
alphabetically in each of the languages.
- The city of the wise men of the water.
subject of this book is the history of the wise men of the water,
better known as Chichén Itzá. After identifying the origins, movements
and creations of the Itzá, Róman Pińa Chan succeeds in founding
an innovative hypothesis: it was not the Toltecs who influenced
the Itzá, but the Itzá who, much later determined certain artistic
and even religious concepts amongst the people of Tula, principally
by means of their impressive architectural works. Chichén Itzá
- The city of the wise men of the water, includes more than one
hundred photographs and drawings.
excellent book takes the reader on a journey through the Maya
World with its descriptions of 75 archaeological sites in Southeast
Mexico and Central America which come alive with more than 340
photos and illustrations. Some of the themes covered by the book
are: Origins, History of Maya Civilization with a chronological
table; The Maya World, Landscapes and ecosystems plus flora and
fauna of the area; The Ancient Maya, Daily life, art and architecture;
Maps, A gatefold map of the Maya World plus 27 maps of the major
and Legends of Ancient Yucatan.
Abreu Goméz (1894-1971) wrote excellent tales and novels about
the ancient and modern Yucatan, where he was born and lived. This
book complements two of his other books, "Canek" and his version
of the sacred Maya book "The Popol Vuh".
The Ancient Maya.
culture evolved mainly in the Yucatan Peninsula. The remarkable
development of Maya culture (which included the creation of a
hieroglyphic language, extremely precise calendars and a unique
mathematical system), has given rise to many enigmas and to an
even greaten number of research programs from all over the globe
to unravel them.
About Maya Gods (English
/ Spanish). This
coloring book published with titles in English and Spanish will
be enjoyed by children and adults alike. The drawings of the Maya
gods in the book are reproductions of original inscriptions and
carvings thus they have all the fullness of expression that this
unique culture gave them.
Maya Calculation Assistant
by The Maya World Studies Center (Centro de Estudios del Mundo
Maya), is a calculator (matrix table) used by the Maya in their
mathematical operations which also teaches the use of the Maya
numerical system. As centuries ago, again today the Maya Calculation
Assistant's main purpose is to ease the execution of mathematical
calculations such as multiplication, squaring, division and finding
a square root, similar to the abacus of other cultures.
Maya World Map Poster, a full color Map-Poster encompassing
five countries: Mexico (States of Yucatan, Quintana Roo, Campeche,
Chiapas and Tabasco), Belize, Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
It illustrates major roads, archaeological sites, indigenous and
colonial cities and towns, and nature reserves, while also showing
available services. On
the back it has printed an exquisite collection of 130 full color
photographs of the area's Maya sites, people, flora, fauna and
amazing natural settings.
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