An Epoch of Miracles: Oral Literature of the Yucatec Maya
University of Texas Press, Jul 1, 2011 - Social Science - 282 pages
A wonderfully readable yet thoroughly scholarly set of translations from the oral literature of the Yucatec Maya.
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STORIES I 39
A Story about a Trickster and a Priest
THE MILPA STORY
THE FEATHERED SERPENT
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