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The legend of Lord Eight Deer : an epic of ancient Mexico / retold and illustrated by John M.D. Pohl.

Author:
Pohl, John M. D. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2002.
Description:
63 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Summary note:
Relates the tale of a powerful conqueror and hero who ruled over the Mixtec people of the Mexican state of Oaxaca between 1063 and 1115. Includes information on how the codices containing the story were deciphered.
Contents:
Introduction: The War that Came from Heaven -- Cast of Characters -- The Legend of Lord Eight Deer -- Eight Deer and the Priestess of the Dead -- Queen Six Monkey -- Eight Deer Returns -- Assassination -- The Ball Game -- Journey to the Oracle of the Sun -- Vengeance -- The Final Battle -- The Death of Eight Deer and the Legacy He Left -- The Story Behind the Story.
Subject(s):
ISBN:
  • 0195140192 ((lib. bdg ; : alk. paper))
  • 9780195140194 ((lib. bdg ; : alk. paper))
  • 0195140206 ((alk. paper))
  • 9780195140200 ((alk. paper))
LCCN:
2001031406
OCLC:
47054677
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