Gods and Symbols Ancient Mexico

An Illustrated Dictionary of the Gods and Symbols of Ancient Mexico and the Maya

  1. Mary Miller
  2. Karl Taube
  • ISBN 9780500279281
  • 24.00 x 15.80 cm
  • Paperback
  • 216pp
  • 260 Illustrations, 0 in colour
  • First published 1997
‘Well-written and comprehensive…the book has not left my desk’ – Latin American Antiquity
'A unique compendium of terms and their explanations…the erudition here is unmatched'–Science

Nearly 300 entries, from accession to yoke, describe the main gods and symbols of the Aztecs, Olmecs, Zapotecs, Maya, Teotihuacanos, Mixtects and Toltecs.

Introductory essays provide succinct accounts of Mesoamerican history and religion.

This authoritative work is a standard reference for students, scholars and travellers.