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Native Meso-American Spirituality: Ancient Myths, Discourses, Stories, Doctrines, Hymns, Poems from the Aztec, Yucatec, Quiche-Maya and Other Sacred Traditions

By Miguel Léon-Portilla / Paulist Press / 1980

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Overview

This volume contains a collection of pre-Columbian ancient spiritual texts, the majority of which were conceived in the 950–1521 AD period. These sacred writings are attributed to the indigenous peoples of Central America, especially Mexico. These texts show the spiritual ideals and hopes of a pre-European Meso-America.

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Key Features

  • A clear presentation of anciant indigenous Meso-American beliefs
  • Fully integrates and cross references with other resources from your Logos library
  • Useful for historical study of culture and religion

Product Details

  • Title: Native Meso-American Spirituality: Ancient Myths, Discourses, Stories, Doctrines, Hymns, Poems from the Aztec, Yucatec, Quiche-Maya and Other Sacred Traditions
  • Editor: Miguel Leon-Portilla
  • Translator: Miguel Leon-Portilla, J. O. Arthur Anderson, Charles E. Dibble, and Munro S. Edmonson
  • Series: The Classics of Western Spirituality
  • Publisher: Paulist Press
  • Publication Date: 1980
  • Pages: 322
  • Resource Type: Ancient Texts
  • Resource Type: Monograph

About the Editor

Miguel León-Portilla (b. 1926)is a Mexican anthropologist and historian, and a prime authority on Nahuatl thought and literature.