De hombres y dioses
Autor: Xavier Noguez , Alfredo López Austin
Número de Páginas: 336
"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.