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If you're looking for a captivating collection of Maya myths, then pay attention.

From the fantastic exploits of the Hero Twins to the stories of how the world came to be to folktales about people, animals, and supernatural beings, Maya myth presents us with a fascinating variety of characters, plots, and imagery. All of these tales, whether from an ancient or more modern source, reveal the great richness and beauty of Maya literature.

Maya Mythology: Captivating Maya Myths of Gods, Goddesses and Legendary Creatures invites you to go on a startling journey to discover stories, such as:

  • "Two Creation Myths"
  • "The Downfall of Seven Macaw"
  • "The Boyhood Deeds of Hunahpu and Xbalanque"
  • "Ballgames in Xibalba"
  • "The Deaths and Resurrections of Hunahpu and Xbalanque"
  • "The Man Who Became a Buzzard"
  • "How the Sun and Moon Became Man and Wife"
  • "Rabbit Gets His Drink"
  • And many more!

So if you want a captivating collection of Maya myths, get this audiobook now!

©2018 Matt Clayton (P)2018 Matt Clayton

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Quick. Concise. Informative.

If you want to take your time and read Maya mythology with passion and time, choose another book. Hamilton just tells it as it is, although if some stories are vivid, it would probably be thanks to Ovid.

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Too difficult to understand.

This book has great story choices and accurate details. However, the level of reader that this book demands in order to be fluently understood is higher than anyone I know. Every few sentences I have to stop and figure out what is happening and rephrase it in my mind. The stories are not worth the effort that a book like this requires. I wouldn't recommend this book, but if you like translating complex books into regularly used speech, then you are in the right place.

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  • Janet Crawford
  • 30-12-18

A timeless classic.

This is a really nice collection of these stories. I really enjoyed it. Mythology is so much a part of the culture.

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  • Randall Torrez
  • 30-12-18

Great experience!

It is 3 hours long but awesome. action-packed, drama-packed, AND educational! what more could you want?

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  • Silaoon Rome
  • 30-12-18

Everyone should read this

This book gives you details about the gods that you didn't know you wanted to know!

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  • Alberta Augustine
  • 29-12-18

This book includes five captivating manuscripts

The author brought very interesting things to see here with great descriptions. This is a must purchase for anyone with a serious interest.

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  • David Sherrer
  • 29-12-18

Fascinating Maya Mythologies!

It is a very interesting series of books. I have been fascinated with mythology since I was a teenager and this was a great opportunity for me to read about several ancient mythologies around the world. Some of the info I already knew but there were much more detailed myths that I didn’t know. These books are also interesting because the author has included some of the history of each area

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  • Aryeh Madina
  • 29-12-18

A fascinating guide.

A fascinating guide to learn more about mythology from these cultures - Greek, Egyptian, Norse, Celtic, and Roman. It is the book I love to read and it should be used in schools as required reading.

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  • Brittany C. McKinney
  • 29-12-18

A good read on Maya Mythology.

A very interesting read on the history of Maya Mythology. There was a lot of content I had not known before. Very easy to read as chapters are short, and easy to understand.

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  • John L Morton
  • 29-12-18

This was a very good book

I always was interested in Roman and Greek mythology and I have books on it now was in search of Maya and got too. Thanks to the Matt Clayton .