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López Austin, Alfredo

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The rabbit on the face of the moon : mythology in the Mesoamerican tradition by Alfredo López Austin( )

8 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1,578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Rabbit on the Face of the Moon is a collection of articles on mythology in the Mesoamerican tradition by Alfredo Lopez Austin, one of the foremost scholars of ancient Mesoamerican thought. Their span is diverse: myths and names, eclipses, stars, left and right, Mexica origins, Aztec incantations, animals, and the incorporation of Christian elements into the living mythologies of Mexico
Tamoanchan, Tlalocan : places of mist by Alfredo López Austin( )

21 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two mysterious misty places existed in the world vision of the Aztecs - Tamoanchan and Tlalocan. Though they are considered important cosmological places, references to them in Aztec mythology are obscure. Myths about Tamoanchan describe it as the place where all beings in the world originated. Tlalocan, it was said, was a terrestrial paradise located inside a perpetually green and beautiful mountain that was the destination of humans who died by drowning, lightning, or disease."--BOOK JACKET. "Historians have attempted to understand and clarify the significance of these two places since the sixteenth century. Today, most students of Aztec religion try to locate them in the cosmic scheme in order to better understand Mesoamerican religious thought, but the written sources on these two places are difficult to understand. In Tamoanchan, Tlalocan, Alfredo Lopez Austin presents new interpretations of Aztec mythology based on written historical sources, iconographic sources, and the beliefs of modern Indians."--Jacket
The human body and ideology : concepts of the ancient Nahuas by Alfredo López Austin( )

48 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mexico's indigenous past by Alfredo López Austin( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 511 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This illustrated book offers a panoramic view of ancient Mexico, beginning more than thirty thousand years ago and ending with European occupation in the sixteenth century. Drawing on archaeological and ethnohistorical sources, the book is one of the first to offer a unified vision of Mexico's precolonial past."--Jacket
The Myth of Quetzalcoatl : Religion, Rulership, and History in the Nahua World by Alfredo López Austin( )

7 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Myth of Quetzalcoatl is a translation of Alfredo López Austin's 1973 book Hombre-Dios: Religión y politica en el mundo náhuatl. Despite its pervasive and lasting influence on the study of Mesoamerican history, religion in general, and the Quetzalcoatl myth in particular, this is the first English translation of the work"--
The myths of the opossum : pathways of Mesoamerican mythology by Alfredo López Austin( Book )

12 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Published in 1990 under the title Los mitos del tlacuache, this is the first major theoretical study of Mesoamerican mythology by one of the foremost scholars of Aztec ideology. Using the myth cycle of the opossum and the theft of fire from the gods as a touchstone, the author constructs a definition of myth that pertains to all of Mesoamerican culture, challenging the notion that to be relevant such studies must occur within a specific culture. Shown here is that much of modern mythology has ancient roots, despite syncretism with Christianity, and can be used to elucidate the pre-Columbian world view. Analysis of pre-Columbian myths can also be used to understand current indigenous myths. Subtopics include the hero and his place in the Mesoamerican pantheon, divine space and human space, mythic event clusters, myth as truth, and the fusion of myth and history
Textos de medicina náhuatl by Alfredo López Austin( Book )

25 editions published between 1975 and 2000 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hombre-dios; religión y política en el mundo náhuatl by Alfredo López Austin( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Primeros memoriales by Bernardino( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2000 in Spanish and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... Sahagún's monumental and encyclopedic study of native life in Mexico at the time of the Spanish Conquest. This immense undertaking is the first complete translation into any language of Sahagún's Nahuatl text, and represents one of the most distinguished contributions in the fields of anthropology, ethnography, and linguistics. Written between 1540 and 1585, the Florentine Codex (so named because the manuscript has been part of the Laurentian Library's collections since at least 1791) is the most authoritative statement we have of the Aztecs' lifeways and traditions ... The Florentine Codex is divided by subject area into twelve books and includes over 2,000 illustrations drawn by Nahua artists in the sixteenth century."--Publisher's website
Juegos rituales aztecas by Alfredo López Austin( Book )

13 editions published in 1967 in Spanish and Nahuatl and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El pasado indígena by Alfredo López Austin( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Divides indigenous peoples into three major units: 1) 'Aridamérica' (including central and southern California, the Sonora coast, the Great Basin of Nevada, Utah, and northwestern Arizona, the Apache area, a small part of southern Texas, and a large portion of northern Mexico), 2) 'Oasisamérica' (covering parts of northern Mexico, southeastern California, all of Arizona, almost all of Utah, more than half of New Mexico, and the southwestern corner of Colorado); and 3) 'Mesoamérica' (defined, in part, as taking in the peoples of 16 linguistic families: Hokano-coahuilteca, Chinanteca, Otopame, Oaxaqueña, Mangueña, Huave, Tlapaneca, Totonaca, Mixe, Maya, Yutoazteca, Tarasca, Cuitlateca, Lenca, Xinca, and Misumalpa). Proceeds with an overview of the Mesoamerican preclassic, classic, epiclassic, and postclassic periods"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
A Long Journey to Guadalupe( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in Spanish and English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The veneration for Tonantzin-Guadalupe has been an essential Mexican theme underlying Mexican cultural and political values since the 16th century. Guided by the testimonies of Indigenous people, Mexicans of mixed heritage and Chicanos about this complex subject matter, the film helps us to understand why
Augurios y abusiones( Book )

2 editions published in 1969 in Spanish and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mito y realidad de zuyuá : serpiente emplumada y las transformaciones mesoamericanas del clásico al posclásico by Alfredo López Austin( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los mitos del tlacuache : caminos de la mitología mesoamericana by Alfredo López Austin( Book )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in Spanish and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El conejo en la cara de la luna : ensayos sobre mitología de la tradición mesoamericana by Alfredo López Austin( Book )

16 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in Spanish and Japanese and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arte de la lengua mexicana by Rafael Sandoval( Book )

7 editions published in 1965 in Spanish and English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La constitución real de México-Tenochtitlan by Alfredo López Austin( Book )

19 editions published between 1960 and 1961 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De hombres y dioses( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Collection of seven significant articles by scholars such as Graulich, López Austin, and Taube. Chronologically organized, the chapters consist of an analysis of iconographic representations of the maize god among the Olmec and its spread among other peoples of Mesoamerica, a discussion of evidence for decapitation rituals found in recent excavations of the Casa del Marqués del Apartado in central Mexico City (the site of a prehispanic temple), a study of late postclassic central Mexican astrological and calendrical symbolism connected with pulque, death, the night, and the tzitzimime, an examination of the iconography of the famous 'Mexican Calendar Stone' and the Teocalli de la Guerra Sagrada, two chapters on the functions of myth and ritual, and a study of modern Papago ritual from the area encompassed by parts of Arizona and Sonora"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58
Cuernos y colas : reflexiones en torno al demonio en los Andes y Mesoamérica by Alfredo López Austin( Book )

11 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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