Itzamna


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Itzamna

(ētsäm`nä), chief deity of the Maya. Son of Hunab Ku, the creator, he was believed to be lord of the heavens, day, and night. Thought by the Maya to have been the inventor of writing and books, Itzamna was, by extension, creator of the calendar and chronology. He was a benevolent deity.
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Dice, por ejemplo, que Itzamna era el dios del sol e Ixchel era la diosa de la luna: el primero era protector y la segunda la diosa de los torrentes e inundaciones.
Thus, the varieties most suitable for oil extraction, considering 18% lipids and low moisture levels in the pulp are: Hass, Fuerte and Gloria, followed by the varieties Collinson, Anaheim, Itzamna, Wagner, Ouro Verde, Carlsbad and Mayapan (TANGO et al.
Nuestro trabajo se enfoca al contenido simbolico que quedo plasmado en los cantaros que se encuentran a lo largo del rio que une a los dos sitios principales de la provincia de Acalan: Itzamkanc y Tixchel, dos importantes ciudades de los putunes acalanes que rendian devocion a los dioses principales de la religion maya Itzamna e Ixchel, ya que los nombres de los sitios se refieren posiblemente a dichos dioses (Vargas, 2002:324).
SHREWSBURY -- In ancient Mayan mythology, the benevolent god Itzamna brought to mankind the knowledge of farming and writing.
Hector Castro of the city's Itzamna Medical Center pleaded not guilty to 39 counts of criminal sale of a prescription for a controlled substance, AP reports.
Fundada por los Itzaes, debe su nombre a un personaje de origen mitico y de singular sabiduria, asumido maestro y sacerdote de los mayas llamado itzamna o zamna, que significa "rocio que desciende del cielo".
Living in the shadow of the prestigious Na K'abal Xook of the famous sacrifice-trance vision of her warrior ancestor, the three sons of Ahaw Itzamna Balam, Holy Lord of Siyah Chan, each face their own life challenges.
Itzamna was the god of creation who ruled the heavens and invented writing, math and the calendar.
En el panteon maya, Itzamna aparece como hombre con bigote, barba y rasgos fisicos caucasicos, y el Popol vuh menciona a los negros que tenian una cultura material menos desarrollada que la de los emigrantes toltecas.
Chichen Itza was founded by the priest Lakin Chan, also known as Itzamna, which is why their people were called chanes or itzaes.
Nos habiamos perdido por los umbrios bosques de corozos de Kohunlich, y enredado en las telaranas gigantescas de Hormiguero; nos habiamos topado, en Chicanna, con las fauces de Itzamna, el creador de todas las cosas, y habiamos charlado con un arqueologo bajito y afable en un corredor de Calakmul, donde los saraguatos holgazaneaban en una rama, a un palmo de nuestras narices.
8) The original creator couple, Itzamna and Ixchel, had thirteen children of which the older ones sought to create humans without their parents' permission ("they became proud") but could produce only common household vessels and were thrown into hell.