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El Popol Vuh o Pop Wuj. Tercera Parte: Capítulo II

Category: Books, Popol Vuh

Capítulo II Estos son los nombres de los primeros hombres que fueron creados y formados: el primer hombre fue Balam-Quitzé, el segundo Balam-Acab, e1 tercero Mahucutah y el cuarto  Iqui-Balam.



The Book of the People: POPOL VUH. Preamble. Part I. Chapters 1-9. Translated by Delia Goetz and Sylvanus Griswold Morley from Adrián Recino’s translation

Category: Books, Popol Vuh

Preamble THIS IS THE BEGINNING of the old traditions of this place called Quiché. Here we shall write and we shall begin the old stories, the beginning and the origin of all that was done in the town of the Quiché, by the tribes of the Quiché nation.



The Book of the People: POPOL VUH. Part II. Chapter 1-14. Translated by Delia Goetz and Sylvanus Griswold Morley from Adrián Recino’s translation

Category: Books, Popol Vuh

PART II: Chapter 1 Now we shall also tell the name of the father of Hunahpú and Xbalanqué. We shall not tell his origin and we shall not tell the history of the birth of Hunahpú and Xbalanqué. We shall tell only half of it, only a part of the history of his father.



The Book of the People: POPOL VUH. Part III. Chapter 1-10. Translated by Delia Goetz and Sylvanus Griswold Morley from Adrián Recino’s translation

Category: Books, Popol Vuh

PART III: Chapter 1 Here, then is the beginning of when it was decided to make man, and when what must enter into the flesh of man was sought.



The Book of the People: POPOL VUH. Part IV. Chapter 1-12. Translated by Delia Goetz and Sylvanus Griswold Morley from Adrián Recino’s translation

Category: Books, Popol Vuh

PART IV: Chapter 1 NOW, THEN, MANY TOWNS WERE BEING founded, one by one, and the different branches of the tribes were being reunited and settled close to the roads, their roads which they had opened. As for Balam-Quitzé, Balam-Acab, Mahucutah,



The Popol Vuh. The Mythic and Heroic Sagas of the Kichés of Central America. Lewis Spence (excerpt)

Category: Books, Popol Vuh

Excerpt from: The Popol Vuh The Mythic and Heroic Sagas of the Kichés of Central America By Lewis Spence Published by David Nutt, at the Sign of the Phoenix, Long Acre, London [1908] PREFACE THE “Popol Vuh” is the New World’s richest mythological mine.