Maya Calendar: Bibliography
[1] Aveni, Anthony F.: Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico (U. of Texas Press, 1980)

 [2] ---- (ed.): Native American Astronomy (U. of Texas Press, 1977)

 [3] ---- (ed.): Archaeoastronomy in the New World (Cambridge U. P., 1983)

 [4] ---- (ed.): Archaeoastronomy in Pre-Columbian America (University of Texas Press)

 [5] ----: Empires of Time, subtitled Calendars, Clocks, and Cultures, Part III, Chapter 6 (Basic Books, Inc., New York, 1989)

[5a] ----: The Sky in Mayan Literature (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1992)

[6] ---- and Gordon Brotherston (eds.): Calendars in Mesoamerica and Peru: Native American Computations of Time (BAR International Series, no. 174, Oxford, 1983)

[7] ---- and H. Hartung: Maya City Planning and the Calendar, Transactions of the Amer. Phil. Soc., Vol 76, Part 7, 1986

[8] Azcapotzalco Maguey Manuscript, in facsimile (The Maya Society, Publication 6, 1935)

[9] Blom, Frans F.: Maya Books and Sciences

[10] Bolles, John S.: Las Monjas, A Major Pre-Mexican Architectural Complex at Chichen Itza (U. of Oklahoma Press, 1977)

[11] Bourgeois, Julia F.: The True Calendar-Years of Aztecs and Mayas and the True Mayan Calendar System (Editorial Cultura, Mexico, 1942)

[12] Bowditch, C. P.: Was the Beginning Day of the Maya Month Numbered Zero (or Twenty) or One? (Cambridge U.P., 1901)

[13] ----: The Numeration, Calendar Systems and Astronomical Knowledge of the Mayas (Cambridge U.P., 1910)

[14] Bricker, V. R. and H. M. Bricker: "The Seasonal Table in the Dresden Codex", Archaeoastronomy, No. 12, 1988, pp.S1-S62

[15] ----: "Classic Maya prediction of solar eclipses", Current Anthropology, xxiv, 1-23 (Chicago)

[16] Brunhouse, R. L.: Sylvanus G. Morley and the World of the Ancient Mayas (University of Oklahoma Press, 1971)

[17] Closs, Michael P.: Comment on Harvey M. Bricker and Victoria R. Bricker, "Classic Maya prediction of solar eclipses", Current Anthropology, xxiv, 19 (Chicago)

[18] ---- (ed.): Native American Mathematics (U. of Texas Press, 1986)

[19] ----, A. F. Aveni & B. Crowley: "The planet Venus and Temple 22 at Copan", Indiana, ix, 221-47 (Berlin)

[20] Codex Nutall (Dover Publications, 1975)

[21] Coe, Michael D.: The Maya, 3rd ed. (Frederick Praeger, 1975; Thames & Hudson, 1984)

[21a] ----, Breaking the Maya Code, 1992

[22] Edmonson, M. S. (transl.): The Ancient Future of the Itza, the Book of Chilam Balam of Tizimin (U. of Texas Press, 1982)

[23] Gallenkamp, Charles: Maya (Viking, 1985)

[24] Gates, William E.: The Maya and Tzental Calendars (Cleveland, 1900)

[25] ----: The Dresden Codex (Maya Society, Baltimore, 1932)

[26] Goodman, J. T.: The Archaic Maya Inscriptions (Taylor and Francis, London, 1897)

[27] Gruyter, W. J. de: A New Approach to Maya Hieroglyphs (Amsterdam, 1946)

[27a] Heinrich, Walther: Die Sonnen von Tiwanaku, INTI-Verlag, Trier, 1983 (with English summary, also available at Library of Congress, Wash. D.C.)

[27b] Heinrich, Walther: Altamerikanische Kalender, INTI-Verlag, Trier, 1993

[27c] Heinrich, Walther: Der Sonnenstein der Azteken, INTI-Verlag, Trier, 1995

[27d] Heinrich, Walther: Zahl und Zeit in magischen Quadraten Die Primzahlen und das Sonnenjahr Verbindungen zu Altamerika, INTI-Verlag, Trier, 1997.

[28] Ifrah, Georges: From One to Zero (Chapter 28), Penguin Books

[29] Justeson, John S.: Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions (Peabody Museum Press, 1975)

[30] Kelley, D. H.: Deciphering the Maya Script (University of Texas Press, 1976)

[31] ---- and H. A. Moran: The Alphabet and the Ancient Calendar Signs, 2nd edition (Daily Press, 1969)

[32] Knorosov, Yuri V.: "New data on the Maya written language", Proceedings of the Thirty-Second International Congress of Americanists (Copenhagen, 1956), pp. 467-475.

[33] Leon-Portilla, Miguel: Time and Reality in the Thought of the Maya, with foreword by Sir J. Eric S. Thompson (U. of Oklahoma Press, 1988)

[34] ---- and S. L. Cline (eds.): The Testaments of Culhuacan (UCLA Latin American Center Publications, 1984)

[35] Le Plongeon, A.: Sacred Mysteries among the Mayas and the Quiches 1150 Years Ago, subtitled Their Relation to the Sacred Mysteries of Egypt, Greece, Chaldea and India (New York, 1886)

[36] Lister, R. H., and R. C. Lister: In Search of Maya Glyphs (Museum of New Mexico Press, 1970)

[37] Lowe, John W. G.: The Dynamics of Apocalypse, a Systems Simulation of the Classic Maya Collapse (U. of New Mexico Press, 1985)

[38] Makemson, Maud W.: The Astronomical Tables of the Maya (Contributions to American Anthropology, no. 42, 1943)

[39] Morley, S. G.: An Introduction to the Study of the Maya Hieroglyphs (Smithsonian Institution, 1915; Dover Publications, 1975)

[40] ----: "Correlation of Maya and Christian Chronology", Amer. J. of Archaeology, 2nd ser., XIV (1910), pp. 193-204.

[41] ----: The Inscriptions at Copan (Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1920)

[42] ----: The Inscriptions of Peten, 6 volumes (Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1937-38)

[43] ----: The Maya Correlation Problem (1946)

[44] ---- and A. B. Vásquez: The Maya Chronicles (Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1949)

[45] ----: The Ancient Maya (Stanford U. P., 2nd printing, 1958)

[46] Owen, Nancy K.: "The Use of Eclipse Data to Determine the Maya Correlation Number", in Aveni[4], pp. 237-246.

[47] Penrose, Th.: Mayan Cryptoquantum Numerations (Liberty Bell Associates, 1984)

[48] Peterson, Frederick: Ancient Mexico (Capricorn Books, 1959)

[49] Proskouriakoff, Tatiana A.: An Album of Maya Architecture (U. of Oklahoma Press, 1977)

[50] ----: "Historical implications of a pattern of dates at Piedras Negras, Guatemala", American Antiquities (The Society for American Archaeology), 1960, Vol. XXV, No. 4, p.470.

[51] ---- and J. E. S. Thompson: Maya Calendar Round Dates such as 9 Ahau 17 Mol (Notes on Middle American Archaeology and Ethnology, no. 79, Washington, 1947)

[52] Rau, Jack: Discovering the Lost Maya Cities (Pre-Columbian Press, 1960) [53] Rauh, James H.: "Two new concepts in Mayan calendrical studies" (Trustees for Harvard University, 1971)

[54] Recinos, Adrian (transl.): Popul Vuh (U. of Oklahoma Press, 1950)

[54a] Robertson, Merle Greene (ed.): Third Palenque Round Table, 1978: Part 2, The Palenque Round Table Series Volume V (University of Texas Press, Austin, 1980)

[55] Robicsek, Francis: Copan Home of the Mayan Gods (Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, 1972)

[56] ----: The Maya Book of the Dead the Corpus of Codex Style Ceramics of the Late Classic Period (University of Oklahoma Press, 1981)

[57] ----: The Smoking Gods, Tobacco in Maya Art, History and Religion (U. of Oklahoma Press, 1972)

[58] Roys, Ralph L.: The Book of Chilam Balam of Chumayel, with introduction by J. Eric S. Thompson (U. of Oklahoma Press, 1967)

[59] Sablov, Jeremy A.: The New Archaeology and the Ancient Maya (Scientific American Library, 1990)

[60] Satterthwaite, Linton: Concepts and Structures of Maya Calendrical Arithmetics (Philadelphia, 1947)

[61] Severin, Gregory M.: The Paris Codex: Decoding an Astronomical Ephemeris, Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, Volume 71, Part 5, 1981

[62] Smiley, Charles H.: "The Solar Eclipse Warning Table in the Dresden Codex", in Aveni[4], pp. 247-256.

[63] Smither, R. K.: "The 88 Lunar Month Pattern of Solar and Lunar Eclipses and its Relationship to the Maya Calendars", Archaeoastronomy, Vol. IX (1986), pp.99-113

[64] Spinden, Herbert J.: The Reduction of Mayan Dates (Papers of the Peabody Museum of American Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, vol. 6, no. 4, 1924)

[65] Tedlock, Barbara: Time and the Highland Maya (U. of New Mexico Press, 1982)

[66] Tedlock, Dennis (transl.): Popul Vuh (Simon & Schuster, 1985)

[67] Temple, J. E.: "Maya Astronomy", Contributions to American Archaeology (Carnegie Institution of Washington), Vol. 1, 1931, pp.29-115

[68] Thomas, Cyrus: Mayan Calendar Systems

[69] ----: A study of the Manuscript Troano (Contributions to North American Ethnology, vol. 5, pt. 3, 1882)

[70] Thompson, J. Eric S.: Maya Hieroglyphic Writing, 2nd edition (U. of Oklahoma Press, 1960)

[71] ----: A Catalog of Maya Hieroglyphs (U. of Oklahoma Press, 1962)

[72] ----: The Rise & Fall of Maya Civilization, 2nd edition (U. of Oklahoma Press, 1966)

[73] ----: Maya History and Religion (U. of Oklahoma Press, 1970)

[74] ----: Commentary on the Dresden Codex, with facsimile reproduction of the Dresden Codex (American Philosophical Society, 1972)

[75] ----: Maya Heiroglyphs without Tears (British Museum, 1972)

[76] ----: "Maya Astronomy", Phil. trans. Royal Soc. of London, A, cclxxvi, pp.83-98

 [77] Tozzer, Alfred M.: "A Maya Grammar", Papers of the Peabody Museum (Harvard University, 1941), Vol. XVIII

[78] ----: "Landa's Relacion de las Cosas de Yucatan, a translation", Papers of the Peabody Museum (Harvard University, 1941), Vol. XVIII

[79] Whittaker, Arabelle, and Viola Warkentin: Chol Texts on the Supernatural (U. of Oklahoma Press, 1965)

[80] Willson, Robert W.: Astronomical Notes on the Mayan Codices (Papers of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Vol. 6, no. 3, 1924)

[81] Wright, Ronald: Time Among the Maya, Travels in Belize, Guatemala and Mexico (Henry Holt, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1991)


Supplementary Bibliography

This is a list of books and articles concerning the Maya which either were not cited in the first version of this work or which have come to the attention of the author since his Maya Calendar software was completed in June 1990.

 Special mention should be made of John M. Jenkins' Tzolkin Visionary Perspectives and Calendar Studies which discusses in detail the metaphysical, astrological, numerological and mathematical significance of the Maya and Aztec calendars.

Argüelles, José: Earth Ascending (Bear & Co., 1984, 1988)

----: The Mayan Factor (Bear & Co., 1989)

Aveni, A. F. (ed.): Archaeoastronomy in Pre-Columbian American (1975)

Baudez, Claude and Sydney Picaso: Lost Cities of the Maya (Abrams Discoveries, 1992)

Benson, Elizabeth P.: The Maya World (Thomas Crowell)

Brinton, D.G.: The Books of Chilam Balam (1892)

Carr, Robert F.: Tikal Report No. 11 (University of Pennsylvania, Museum monographs, 1961)

Carstensen, Jeanne: "Mayan Cultural Resurgence" (Whole Earth Review, Fall 1991, pp.74-77)

Coe, Michael D.: Mexico (1962)

----: Breaking the Maya Code (Thames and Hudson, 1992)

Coe, William R.: Tikal, a handbook of the Ancient Maya Ruins (University of Pennsylvania, 1967)

Colby, Benjamin N.: The Daykeeper the Life and Discourse of an Ixil Diviner (Harvard University Press, 1981)

Edmonson, Munro, S.: The Book of the Year: Middle American Calendrical Systems (University of Utah Press, 1988)

Ferguson, William M. and John Royce: Maya Ruins of Mexico in Color (University of New Mexico Press, 1984)

Gates, W.: An Outline Dictionary of Maya Glyphs (1931)

Goetz, Delia and Sylvanus G. Morley (transl.): Popul Vuh (U. of Oklahoma Press, 1950)

Gordon, G. B.: Prehistoric Ruins of Copan, Honduras (1896)

Harris, John F. and Stephen K. Stearns: Understanding Maya Inscriptions: A Hieroglyph Handbook (Philadelphia: The University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 1992)

Harris, John and Stephen K. Sterns: Understanding Maya Inscriptions, a Hieroglyphic Handbook (University Museum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1992)

Hellmuth, Nicholas M.: Maya Archaeology: Tikal, Copan (Foundation for Latin American Anthropological Research, St. Louis, Missouri, 1978)

Hunbatz Men: Secrets of Mayan Science/Religion (Bear & Co., 1990)

Hunter, C. Bruce: A Guide to the Ancient Mayan Ruins (University of Oklahoma Press, 1974)

 Jenkins, John M.: Journey to the Mayan Underworld (Four Ahau Press, 1989)

 ----: Tzolkin Visionary Perspectives and Calendar Studies (Borderland Sciences, 1994)

Kurbjuhn, Kornelia:  Maya: The Complete Catalogue of Glyph Readings (Kassell, Germany, 1989)

 Landa, Diego de: Relacion de las cosas de Yucatan (1956). English translation by W. Gates: Yucatan Before and After the Conquest (1937).

Leon-Portilla, M.: Pre-Columbian Literature of Mexico (1969)

Lounsbury, Floyd: "The Base of the Venus Table of the Dresden Codex and its Significance for the Calendar-Correlation Problem", in Aveni & Brotherston [6]

----: "Maya Numeration, Computation, and Calendrical Astronomy," in Dictionary of Scientific Biography, ed., Charles Coulston

----: "A Derivation of the Mayan-to-Julian Calendar Correlation from the Dresden Codex Venus Chronology," Aveni [5a], p. 184

----: "A Solution for the Number 1.5.5.0 of the Mayan Venus Table," Aveni [5a], p.207

----: "Some Problems in the Interpretation of the Mythological Portion of the Hieroglyphic Text of the Temple of the Cross at Palenque," in Robertson [54a], p.99

----: "A Palenque King and the Planet Jupiter"

Luxton, Richard and Pablo Balam: The Mystery of the Mayan Hieroglyphs (Harper & Row, 1981)

Makemson, Maud W.: The Maya Correlation Problem (Publications of the Wassar College Observatory, No 5, New York 1946)

Maler, T.: Explorations in the Department of Peten, Guatemala (1911)

Malmstroem, Vincent H.: Cyles of the Sun, Mysteries of the Moon The Calendar in Mesoamerican Civilization (University of Texas Press, 1997)

Meyer, C. and C. Gallenkamp: The Mystery of the Ancient Maya (1985)

Miller, M. E.: The Arts of Mesoamerica (1986)

Morris, A. A.: Digging in Yucatan (1931)

Morris, E. H., J. Charlot and A. A. Morris: The Temple of the Warriors at Chichen Itza (1931)

O'Neil, W.M.: Time and the Calendars (1975)

Perera, Victor: The Last Lords of Palenque (University of California Press, 1985)

Peters, Daniel: Tikal (historical novel)

Proskouriakoff, T.: A Study of Classical Maya Sculpture (1950)

Robertson, Merle Green: Sculpture of Palenque, Volumes I - IV (Princeton U. P., 1983 and later)

Rupert, Karl: The Caracol at Chicen Itza (1933)

----, J. Eric S. Thompson and T. Proskouriakoff: Bonampak, Chiapas, Mexico (Carnegie Institution of Washington publication no. 602).

Schele, Linda, and Peter Mathews: The Bodega of Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico (Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., 1979)

----: Maya glyphs: the Verbs (University of Texas Press, Austin, 1982)

----: The Mirror, the Rabbit and the Bundle: "Accession" Expressions from the Classic Maya Inscriptions (Trustees for Harvard University, 1983)

---- and Mary Ellen Miller: The Blood of Kings: Dynasty and Ritual in Maya Art (Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, 1986)

---- and David Freidel: A Forest of Kings: the Untold Story of the Ancient Maya (Morrow, New York, 1990)

Schook, Edwin M.: Explorations in the Ruins of Oxkintok, Yucatan (1940)

----: Tikal Reports (University of Pennsylvania, Museum monographs, 1958)

---- and T. Proskouriakoff: Yucatan (1951)

Scofield, Bruce: Day Signs: native American Astrology from Ancient Mexico (One Reed Publications, Amherst, Massachusetts, 1982)

Sitchin, Zecharia: The Lost Realms (Bear & Co., 1990)

Smith, A. L.: Archaeological Reconnaissance in Central Guatemala (1955)

Spinden, H. J.: A Study of Maya Art (1913)

----: New World Correlations (1926)

----: Origin of Civilizations in Central America and Mexico (1933)

Stirling, M.: Stone Monuments of Southern Mexico (1943)

Tate, Carolyn E.: Yaxchilán: The Design of a Maya Ceremonial City (University of Texas Press, 1992)

Thompson, J. Eric S.: "Maya Chronology: The Correlation Question," in Contributions to American Archaeology, Volume III, Nos. 13 to 19, Carnegie Institution of Washington, No. 14, 1937, pp. 51-104

----: "The Introduction of Puuc Style of Dating at Yaxchilan", Notes on Middle American Archaeology and Ethnology No. 110, May 15, 1952

Tozzer, A. M.: Chicen Itza and its Cenote of Sacrifices (1957)

Wasson, R. Gordon: Wondrous Mushrooms Mycolatry in Meso-America (McGraw Hill, 1980)

Westheim, P.: The Sculpture of Ancient Mexico (1963)

Wauchope, Robert (ed.): Handbook of Middle American Indians, 16 volumes (U. of Texas Press, 1964-92)

Willard, T. A.: The City and the Sacred Well (1926)

----: The Lost Empires of the Itzaes and Maya (1933)

Williamson, R. A. (ed): Archaeoastronomy in the Americas (1978)

Vogt, Evon Z.: The Zinacantecos of Mexico: A Modern Maya Way of Life (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1970)


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