The Maya calendar : a book of months, 400-2000 CE /

This reference work collects, defines and relates the month names in every recorded Maya calendrical tradition, starting from their creation as hieroglyphics during the Classic period (200-900 CE) to the present day.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lamb, Weldon, 1953- (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2017]
Series:Recovering languages and literacies of the Americas.
Table of Contents:
  • 1. The ancient Maya hieroglyphic calendars
  • 2. The ethnographic calendars
  • 3. The Maya month names : forms and meanings
  • 4. The Maya month initial dates
  • 5. Continuity in sound and sense
  • Appendix A. Phonemes of languages relevant to Maya hieroglyphic writing
  • Appendix B. Sites with affiliated languages
  • Appendix C. Innovative hieroglyphic month names
  • Appendix D. Stemmas
  • Appendix E. Index to counterparts to stemmas
  • Appendix F. Themes with traditions
  • Appendix G. Zenith passage dates by culture, site, and latitude.