There is a translation of
the Popol Vuh, the sacred book of the Quiché who inhabited Central America in the
area of present-day Guatemala in the fifteenth century, available
at www.sacred-texts.com/nam/pvuheng.htm. For this
optional paragraph assignment, I do not want you to read the
Popol Vuh itself--that is an extra credit option for this unit--what I want you to
read is the Introduction to the Popol Vuh.
Sometimes that link doesn't work. In that case, you might have to search elsewhere for information. Try, www.crystalinks.com/popolvuh.html; www.newberry.org/collections/PopolVuh.html; en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popol_Vuh
Here are links to other versions of the Popol Vuh: http://www.jaguar-sun.com/popolvuh.html and a google books. There is a new website, sponsored by Ohio State University, with versions of the PV in three different languages.
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