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Royal courts of the ancient Maya

Theory, comparison and synthesis

by Stephen D. Houston

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mayan Inscriptions,
  • Kings and rulers,
  • Mayas,
  • Maya architecture,
  • Royal houses,
  • Antiquities,
  • HISTORY

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesTheory, comparison and synthesis
    Statementedited by Takeshi Inomata and Stephen D. Houston
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF1435.3.K55 R69 2001eb
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    Pagination1 online resource (xix, 292 p.) :
    Number of Pages292
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25535792M
    ISBN 101429486708
    ISBN 109781429486705
    OCLC/WorldCa171247055

      Royal Courts of the Ancient Maya, vol. 2: Data and Case StudiesCited by: 8. Royal Courts of the Ancient Maya, Volume 1: Theory, Comparison, and SynthesisCited by:

    In recent decades, advances in deciphering Maya hieroglyphic writing have given scholars new tools for understanding key aspects of ancient Maya society. This book—the first comprehensive examination of the Maya royal court—exemplifies the importance of these new sources. A royal court is an extended royal household in a monarchy, including all those who regularly attend on a monarch, or another central the word court may also be applied to the coterie of a senior member of the courts may have their seat in a designated place, several specific places, or be a mobile, itinerant court. In the largest courts, the royal households, many.

    Books shelved as maya-civilization: by Dustin Thomason, A Forest of Kings: The Untold Story of the Ancient Maya by Linda Schele, The Classic Maya b.   Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya (). Mary Miller and Simon Martin. Thames & Hudson. The theme here is on palaces, royal courts, "high society," and elite life in general. It's a good window onto current-ish thinking on life at the top of Maya society. Fiery Pool: The Maya and the Mythic Sea (). Daniel Finamore and Stephen D. Houston. Yale.


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1: Theory, Comparison, and Synthesis by Takeshi Inomata Paperback $ In stock. Ships from and sold by by:   This book provides theory, comparison, and synthesis to establish a carefully considered framework for approaching the study of courts and their functions throughout the world of the ancient Maya.

It is based on the annual meeting of the American Anthropological by: The two volumes of Royal Courts of the Ancient Maya provide current archaeological perspectives on Maya courts conceived as vital, functioning social groups composed of lords, courtiers, scribes, priests, and entertainers, among many others.

In addition to archaeological data on the architecture and other spatial attributes of courts, the studies in the two volumes bring t/5(4). The chapter addresses implications of the spatial and temporal patterns in the data concerning the ancient conduct of courtly life, its origins, and its promulgation throughout Mesoamerica.

It argues that the Pre-Classic Maya adopted their royal institutions and court from western by: 4. While Europe was buried in the Dark Ages, the Maya were producing astonishing sculpture, stelae and wall murals, as well as building magnificent temples, tombs and ball courts.

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Gillespie. Varied records survive elsewhere in Mesoamerica for the involvement of exalted royal family members in craft production, and it has been proposed that at least some Classic Maya ceramic painting had royal authorship. Court architecture is a recurring and distinctive feature of ancient Maya cityscapes, and its form still has much to offer as a Cited by: 1.

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