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Fire Symbolism in Ritual Practice and in Ritual Speech: Continuity and Change in Yucatec Maya (Con-)Texts
Malmö University, Faculty of Education and Society (LS), Department of Society, Culture and Identity (SKI). Malmö University, Disciplinary literacy and inclusive teaching.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-7476-0895
2019 (English)In: Tiempo detenido, tiempo suficiente: Ensayos y narraciones mesoamericanistas en homenaje a Alfonso Lacadena García-Gallo / [ed] Harri Kettunen, Verónica Amellali Vazquez López, Felix Kupprat, Cristina Vidal Lorenzo, Gaspar Munoz Cosme, María Josefa Iglesia Ponce de León, European Maya Association WAYEB , 2019, p. 955-974Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

This chapter focus on fire symbolism in ritual practices ands in ritual speech among the Yucatec Maya seen in a long term perspective. The main sources in this chapter are Early Colonial documents and Yucatec Maya manuscripts such as the Books of Chilam Balam and the Ritual of the Bacabs. Important new data also comes from the ethnographic Collection from the Swedish Prince Wilhelms journey to the Maya area in 1920.

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European Maya Association WAYEB , 2019. p. 955-974
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Wayeb Publications ; 1
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Maya, religion, history, epigraphy, ritual, Yucatan, Wayeb
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Humanities and the Arts
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URN: urn:nbn:se:mau:diva-10113Local ID: 30677ISBN: 978-2-9602295-0-9 (print)ISBN: 978-2-9602295-1-6 (print)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:mau-10113DiVA, id: diva2:1407145
Available from: 2020-02-28 Created: 2020-02-28 Last updated: 2022-03-11Bibliographically approved

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